As a means of keeping the populace and stakeholders in the Nigeria project informed about government activities and programmes, the Ministry of Information came up with the idea of Ministerial press briefings, which enable Ministers to give account of their stewardship.Read More
The Director General of the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC), Chief Olusegun Runsewe, has urged the Nigerian community in Spain to promote Nigerian culture and its tourism attractions to enhance socio economic development.Read More
The launch of the Tourism Employment and Opportunity (TEMPO) project in Lagos during the week has been described as an indication that the government of Cross River is determined to grow tourism in partnership with the private sector.Read More
Surrounded on all sides by tall palm trees, lagoon and the ocean, the La Campagne Tropicana Beach Resort offers an opportunity to connect with the real natural environment of an African set up while still enjoying the luxury and comfort of five star facilities.Read More
The Kebbi Government has set aside N100 million for tourism marketing and the upgrade of the 59-year-old Argungu International Fishing and Cultural Festival.Gov. Saidu Dakingari disclosed this in Birnin Kebbi on Friday while addressing a public forum.Read More
Prof. Tunde Babawale, Executive Director, Centre Black African Arts and Culture ( CBAAC), has said Vision 20_2020 will make more meaningful impact when culture is made its centre piece.Read More
British based Virgin Atlantic Airways, has bought six A330_300 long_range aircraft from Airbus, and is leasing a further four from AerCap. The contract was formally completed on December 30th, 2009, following an initial announcement earlier in June.Read More
Domestic tourism is the answer to the ailing sector in the country, Chief Silas Amachree has suggested.Chief Silas Amachree, who was in Calabar for the Calabar Carnival said over reliance on foreign tourists has to turn around the countryâ€™s tourism would be a mirage if necessary attention is not paid to attracting Nigerians to visit various part of the country.Read More
After successfully hosting the 2009 Calabar Carnival, Senator Liyel Imoke, Governor of Cross River state, had a chat with some travel journalists on various issues.Here is an excerpt as recorded by Jimoh Babatunde, who was there.Read More
Emirates, the international airline of the United Arab Emirates, is to start flights to Madrid, providing the only scheduled passenger service between Dubai and Spain.The daily, non_stop service begins from 1st August, making the Spanish capital the carrierâ€™s 25th destination in Europe.Read More
Qatar Airways has taken delivery of four new aircraft this month, wrapping up an eventful 2009 for the Doha_based airline.
Just as it has announced the launch of its new service to Doha with four weekly frequencies, Qatar Airways will increase the number of connections to the Middle East, Asia and Australia.
The Chairman, Africa Renaissance Arts Foundation (AREFO), Mr Olaide Mesiwaku, said the scope of the Badagry Cultural Folks Festival would be expanded to accommodate other West African countries.Read More
As anticipation reaches fever pitch ahead of the 2010 FIFA World Cup, the success of three mega sporting events hosted in South Africa over the past twelve months has given the countryâ€™s tourism sector a significant boostRead More