Tourism

Nka-Dioka Festival: Heritage Through Knowledge And Modernity By Frank Meke

    The National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFEST), is a festival  of unity  that has kept our dying fire of culture, heavily lit up, refocusing our heritage value chain and strengthening call for skill acquisition and its driving advantage to reverberate the call for home grown solutions to our many socio economic challenges. […]

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Dubai Restates Commitment To Nigeria After Successful Participation At AKWAABA 2019

    Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) said it has recorded a stellar incline in tourism volumes from Nigeria, Africa’s largest market for inbound traffic to Dubai, welcoming 113,000 overnight visitors in the first seven months of 2019. With impressive double digit growth, inbound traffic from Nigeria to the Dubai grew […]


Olota Of Otta, Otunba Akinboboye, Olowo, Others Urge Govts, To Focus More On Tourism

  Stakeholders and operators of Nigerian tourism sector have urged governments at all levels in the country to focus more the tourism in order to achieve accelerated development of the country as the oil wealth is fast dwindling The call was made by the stakeholders today in Lagos at tourism seminar with the theme, “Tourism […]


NANTA, Others Celebrate World Tourism Day 2019

…Partners IoD On Tourism The National Association of Nigerian Travel Agencies (NANTA) today joined the rest of the world in celebrating the World Tourism Day which is celebrated on every 27 September all over the world since 1980. To commence the opening ceremony of the Kenya Association of Travel Agents (KATA) Annual Convention and to […]


Nigeria Wins 3RD Jollof Rice Contest, As 15th Akwaaba Travel Market Kicks Off

  Chef Folashade Shoyombo from Nigeria has won the 2019 Jollof rice contest, as the Akwaaba Akwaaba Travel Market formally kicked off. She defeated chefs from Togo, Benin and Ghana that participated in the keenly contested competition. Chef Deborah and Chef Fatima all from Nigeria came second, third respectively in a competition that was contested […]


Carribbean Tourism To Exhibit At Akwaaba Africa Travel Market

Caribbean Tourism Organization is to exhibit at Akwaaba Travel Market  and  also host  Panel Of Discussion scheduled for September 22–24,2019 at RKO Hotel in Lagos. The topic of African Heritage of the Caribbean…Connecting the Dots takes centre stage at the Akwaaba Travel Market, where the Caribbean Tourism Organization has been invited to lead a high […]


Uganda To Showcase Country’s Top Tourist Attractions At Akwaaba 2019

  Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) in collaboration with Ugandan Tour Operators will be presenting the country’s top tourist attractions to Nigerian travel Trade and travelers at the 15th Akwaaba, African Travel Market 2019. Uganda with a rich pristine nature, cultural and historical African religious heritage has lined up tourism experts from the tourism board and […]


The Ooni Of Ife Receives First Africa Travel 100 Global Personalities Award

  The Organisers of Akwaaba African Travel Market has presented His Royal Majesty the Ooni of Ife Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II with the First Africa Travel 100 Global Personalities award at the sidelines of the launch of the Oduduwa Museum unveiled at the Brazilian Embassy in Lagos. The Ooni of Ife, who is […]


NANTA To Organise Training For Travel Agencies In Lagos, Abuja, PH

  …Renews Agreement With UFTAA In Sri Lanka   The National Association of Nigerian Travel Agency(NANTA) has stated that it would be hosting nationwide training for International Air Transport Association(IATA) and Non-IATA registered travel agencies in Lagos, Port Harcourt and Abuja at no cost. Tagged as IATA EasyPay Workshop for IATA and Non-IATA Agents, President […]


Nigeria Very Important Market For Tourism—DG Gambia Tourism Board

  The Director General of the Gambia Tourism Board Abdoulie Hydara has confirmed that Nigeria is a very important market for Gambian tourism and the reason for the country’s attendance at the Akwaaba trade fair every year. Nigerians, he said are known as high spenders and with the close proximity to the Gambia has opportunity […]