Tourism

Lagos Showcases Tourism Potential At Accra Weizo

  The new push to position Lagos as the Tourism hub of West Africa and the entertainment capital of Africa was put on display in Ghana. At the event, Lagos State mounted an exhibition along with 20 other firms at the 2 day event that took place at La Palm Royal Beach Hotel. The travel […]

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Winners Emerge For The 2018 BALAFON West African Travel, Tourism Awards

  The winners of the 9th Edition of the Balafon awards and the 4th Edition to be held in Accra Ghana has been released by publishers of Atqnews.com. Balafon awards of excellence is an annual award organised to recognise pioneers and best players in the industry for the ECOWAS region. The winners are selected via […]


Ghana Tourism Authority To Host Delegates For The 4Th Accra Weizo Fair

    The Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) will host delegates for this year’s Accra Weizo Fair which will be held from June 22 – 23rd, 2018 at La Palm Royale Beach Hotel. This was revealed at a Press conference addressed by the Chief Executive Officer, GTA Mr. Akwesi Agyeman and Mr. Ikechi Uko of Akwaaba […]


Lagos State Government To Partner NANTA On Tourism

  …Says It Is The Most Organised Tourism Trade Association In Nigeria Lagos State Government has stated that the state government would as matter of urgency initiate visible partnership platforms that would enthrone effective utilisation of NANTA’s local and international reach and experience in marketing Lagos as Africa’s must visit destination. This is just as it commended […]


Runsewe, FTAN President Intervenes In NATOP Crisis

    As part of efforts to resolve the crisis in the Nigeria Association of Tour Operators, (NATOP),which may likely tear the body apart if not well managed, the Director General of the National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Segun Runsewe and the President, Federation of Tourism Association of Nigeria (FTAN),Alhaji Rabo Saleh have […]


Kebbi State Gov. Bagudu Targets 15,000 Jobs From Fishing Festival

  …To Flag Off Argungu Motor Rally Nigeria’s agriculture tourism merchant and Governor of Kebbi State, Alhaji Abubakar Bagudu is targeting about 15,000 jobs from the activities of rebranded Argungun Fishing and Cultural Festival scheduled for next year. Bagudu, a keen follower of global cultural tourism source markets and upbeats in emerging destinations, submits that […]


Ghana’s Minister To Host Tourism Day At Accra Weizo

    The Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts for Ghana Honourable Catherine Afeku is to host the Tourism day of Accra Weizo on the June 23, 2018. As Accra reinforces its position as the MICE capital of West Africa hosting Accra Weizo for the 4th time amongst other international events attracted to Ghana […]


NATOP President Commends Plateau State Over Efforts At Reviving Tourism

    The President of the Tour Operators in Nigeria (NATOP) Mr. Nkereuwem Onung has stated that Plateau State has demonstrated that it was ready to revive the tourism industry in the state. Onung stated this when he paid a thank you visit to State last Friday. The visit coincided with the beginning of the […]


Develop Creative Talents, Convert Them To Opportunities Lalong Tells Youths

  Governor of Plateau State, Simon Lalong has advised youths in the states to take advantage of the Jos carnival to develop their creative talents and convert them into opportunities for self employment. He gave the advice at the end of the Jos Carnival procession which began with a 5 km walk which he led. […]


New Travel, Tourism Body To Be Launched At 2018 Accra Weizo

    The West African Travel and Tourism Alliance (WATTA), a new association for private sector players in the region has emerged and would be launched at  Accra Weizo in June 23, 2018. The launch will be coming four years after the launch of Accra Weizo as a West African Travel and Tourism platform for […]