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By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Monday, February 6th, 2017

Nigeria Generates 97% Tourism Revenue from Domestic Travel in 2016

By Olukayode Kolawole The Nigerian hospitality report 2017 officially launched by Jumia Travel has shown that the country generated 97 percent of  its tourism revenue from domestic travel in 2016 while foreign More...

By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Monday, January 30th, 2017

Lagos to Use Art, Tourism to Boost Economy

By Modupe Gbadeyanka Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Dr Idiat Oluranti Adebule, has disclosed that the just concluded 3-Day Rasheed Gbadamosi Eko Art Expo organised by the State government is aimed at using tourism, More...

By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

4 Reasons Budget Travellers Should Visit Ebonyi State

By Ndem Nkem Created in 1996, and as such considered one of the youngest states in Nigeria, Ebonyi State certainly cannot be counted first among the most popular states in the southeast region of Nigeria; from More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

South Africa Wins Big At Travel Agents Choice Awards

By Dipo Olowookere Travel agents in the United Kingdom (UK) have announced South Africa as winner of the Destination Award for Wildlife & Nature. At the recent Travel Agents Choice Awards held at the World More...

By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Friday, December 9th, 2016

Global Airline Profits To Hit $29.8m in 2017—IATA

By Modupe Gbadeyanka The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has declared that it expects the global airline industry to make a net profit in 2017 of $29.8 billion. On forecast total revenues of $736 More...

By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

Challenges Facing Growth of Tourism in Africa

By Olukayode Kolawole I was privileged to attend the 12th edition of the African Travel & Tourism Conference (Akwaaba): a gathering of travel and tourism experts in Africa – both from private establishments More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Saturday, October 8th, 2016

5 Reasons Nigeria’s Festival Business Is Thriving

By Nkem Ndem From stunning white masquerades at Eyo to the week-long festival held in honour of the river goddess, Oshun, Nigeria is home to some of Africa’s greatest festivals. Each year, locals and tourists More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

Tourism Is New Oil In Nigeria—Minister

By Ebitonye Akpodigha Minister of Information and Culture, Mr Lai Mohammed, has disclosed that the tourism industry has the potential of being the country’s main foreign exchange earner. Mr Mohammed made this More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

Boosting Local & International Patronage for Indigenous Tourist Sites Through Entertainment Industry

By Olukayode Kolawole The Nigerian entertainment industry is growing at an unstoppable rate. We unarguably have the best talents in the whole of Africa; limiting us to the shores of Nigeria is a disservice. In More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Monday, September 19th, 2016

Dubai Parks and Resorts Seals Deal With 4 Travel Mgt. Firms In Nigeria

By Modupe Gbadeyanka Dubai Parks and Resorts is set to bring unprecedented amazing themed park experiences to millions of visitors across the world including Nigeria beginning from October 31st 2016 when it officially More...

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