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12th Akwaaba To Host Africa Travel, Tourism Conference 2016

The 12th Akwaaba Africa Travel Market (AfTM) will be hosting the maiden edition of Africa Travel and Tourism Conference with the objective of transferring knowledge covering travel, hospitality and aviation sectors from globally rated experts during the annual travel and tourism exhibition which holds on Lagos annually. The organisers of the event believes this new […]


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Why We Chose Calabar For Our AGM—-NATOP Boss

The President of Nigerian Association of Tour Operators (NATOP) and Chairman of Remlords Tours and Car ‎Hire Services, Mr Nkereuweng Onung, has stated that the association chose Calabar for its Annual General Meeting(AGM)because it was in that same city that it secured the support of stakeholders to promote Calabar as a tourism destination. This is […]


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AfDB Identifies Transport Infrastructure, US Travel Warnings Bane Of Africa Tourisim

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has identified lack of transport infrastructure is one of the key constraints limiting growth of the tourism sector in Africa. AfDB revealed said in its publication; The Africa Tourism Monitor; an annual report on the tourism industry in Africa jointly published by the bank, New York University’s Africa House and […]


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Africa Tourism Generated $43.6b Revenue In 2014—AfDB

…Received 65.3m Int’l Tourists …Says Nigeria ,Others Greatest Beneficiaries Of Hotel Expansion The African Development Bank (AfDB) has said that tourism in Africa generated $43.6 billion revenue and received a total of 65.3 million international tourists in 2014. This is just as the report disclosed that Nigeria, Egypt and Morocco are the greatest beneficiaries from […]


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Corporate Council On Africa Acquires Africa Travel Association

The nation’s oldest travel organisation dedicated to US-Africa tourism since 1975 and long considered the top global organisation promoting tourism to Africa will very soon become an operating element under the Corporate Council on Africa. The formal announcement will be made at the New York Times Travel Show today, January 8, 2016. The President and […]


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Starwood Signed 220 Franchise Agreements, Opened 105 Hotels In 2015

Chief Executive Officer of Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, Incorporation, Thomas Mangas, said that the hospitality has closed 2015 with 220 new signed hotel management and franchise agreements, a 26 per cent increase over the previous year, marking the sixth consecutive year of increased signings and the most incremental signings in its history. This is […]


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Starwood Hotels Names Mangas New CEO

Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide has announced that Thomas Mangas, currently Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, has been named Chief Executive Officer, effective December 31, 2015. According to the global hospitality brand, the appointment follows the resignation of Adam Aron, who is leaving Starwood at the end of the month to become Chief […]


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Sheraton Hosts ‘Paired’ Programme With Stanley Bentu, Int’l Wine Festival

To celebrate the launch of Paired, Sheraton Abuja Hotel will host Paired Perfectly alongside on air radio personality and social influencer Stanley Bentu in partnership with the International Wine Festival 2015. The new Sheraton food and beverage programme, which comprises of artisanal small plates and eclectic bar snacks served alongside suggested premium wines and local […]


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Starwood Hotels, UNICEF Celebrates 20 Years Partnership

…. As Check Out For Children Programme Benefits 4.5m Children Starwood Hotels and Resorts and the United Nations International Children Education Fund (UNICEF) are celebrating a 20-year partnership that has helped improve the lives of over 4.5 million children. Since 1995, Starwood guests and employees have raised nearly $35 million through Check Out for Children, […]


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Abuja Sheraton Hotel Reopens Papillon Restaurant

Sheraton Hotel has reopened Abuja Papillion restaurant and recommenced its lunch buffet service. According to the hospitality giant, the compelling buffet venue, which previously offered breakfast and dinner, is presently equipped to serve lunch for the hotel’s loyal customers and guests. At the recent reopening of the restaurant’s lunch buffet tagged, ‘Papillon Food-Tasting Lunch’, the […]