Tourism

Nigeria,Yemen,Egypt,Kenya,6 Others Listed Most Dangerous Countries Tourists Should Avoid

    A report released by The World Economic Forum has analysed the travel and tourism sectors in 136 countries. The Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report includes a ranking of how safe the countries are for tourists. The World Economic Forum ( WEF) ranked the safety of each of those countries based on its tourism […]


Carnival Calabar To Showcase At 13Th Akwaaba African Travel Market 2017

  Cross Rivers State, the home of Africa’s biggest street party-Carnival Calabar has confirmed participation in the 13th Akwaaba African Travel Market 2017. For those who have only seen the Carnival Calabar on T.V, the 13th Akwaaba  offers them the opportunity to have a firsthand glimpse of the biggest street party in Africa and the […]


Runsewe To Declare Jollof Rice Challenge Open At Akwaaba

  The Head of Culture in Nigeria and Director General of National Council of Arts and Culture, Otunba Segun Runsewe is to declare the much awaited and talked about Jollof Rice Chef Challenge open. Few days to the competition, there is increase in buzz and enthusiasm amongst the competing countries. The event organised by Akwaaba […]


Olam Nigeria Partners Akwaaba Travel Market On Chef Challenge, Food Expo

  The 13th Akwaaba, African Travel Market 2017 received a boost as Olam Nigeria Limited, the biggest rice producers in the country partners the organisers of the yearly travel fair for the maiden edition of chef challenge/food expo, one of the events lined for this year. The company named official sponsors of the much talked […]


NANTA President Blasts Ambode’s Tourism Commissioner, Says She Is Incompetent

  President, National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies(NANTA), Mr Bankole Bernard has described the Lagos Commissioner for Tourism, Mrs Adebimpe Akinsola as grossly incompetent and not fit to hold public office in a state such as Lagos, where the best brains are needed to generate and sustain social and economic values that drives development. Bernard, […]


NCAC To Partner Traditional Rulers On Cultural Revival – Runsewe

  Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Segun Runsewe has assured that traditional rulers as custodians of Nigeria tradition, history and culture will play prominent role in the strategic revival of Nigerian culture under his watch. Runsewe stated that NCAC believes in the enduring capacity of Nigerian traditional rulers to help […]


Private Sector Participation Critical To Tourism Development—Imoke

  Former Governor of Cross River State, Liyel Imoke has said that private sector participation is very critical to the growth of tourism in the country. This is just as he attributed the success of Calabar Festival also to the contribution of the private sector The former governor, who was telling the success story of the popular […]


Tourism, Culture Stakeholders Converge At WakaAbout Africa 5th Anniversary June 7

  …Discuss New Investments Opportunities   WakaAbout Africa, a news publication that celebrates Africa tourism and cultural heritage at home and in the Diaspora is to organise its 5th Anniversary Conference aim at stimulating sustainable investments in tourism and culture, which further translates benefits to real growth in a diversified economy. An online statement issued […]


FG To Constitute Committee Of Experts To Drive Tourism Agenda

    As part of efforts to promote tourism in the country, the Federal Government is to set up a committee of experts on Culture and Tourism to integrate and drive its agenda. This is just as the Federal Government said that it has the political will to promote and grow tourism, adding that as […]


Runsewe Hails Sirika Over Timely Completion Of Abuja Airport Runway

  The Director-General, National Council for Arts and culture (NCAC) Otunba Segun Runsewe has stated that the formal opening of the Nnamdi Azikwe Airport(NAA)Abuja within the promised time frame will rob off positively on all agencies of government saddled with national projects to fast track delivery on expectations and promises, thereby accelerating national development. Abelnewsng.com […]