Motherland Beckons acquires jet car for Ipada Carnival 2024 celebration

The organisers of the upcoming Ipada Carnival 2024 – 2025, has acquired a first of it’s kind Jet cars for the event scheduled for November 29th to December 8th 2024. The unveiling of the jet car caused a little stir as people almost stumbled over one another to catch a glimpse the jet car as […]

Minting new travel journalists for questionable interest

In Nigeria, political appointment is sweet; it is even sweeter, when one is appointed into the tourism ministry, or one of its two agencies.  To many, such appointment is akin to being thrown into the backwaters of government, but to those who know, it is the best position to get. The position of the director […]

FTAN President commends Abitto ferry for contribution to tourism

President, Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN), Mr. Nkereuwem Onung with the federation’s Vice President (South-South), Mrs. Justina Ovat  visited  Abitto Ferry Jetty in Calabar, Cross River State. Onung said  the visit was to congratulate Mr. Richard Akinaka, the founder of Abitto ferry services  and the company for contributions to tourism development in Nigeria […]

La Campagne to partner with Lagos for Ipada Carnival 2024

THE maiden edition of Ipada Initiative and Ipada Carnival scheduled to hold between November 27 and December 7, 2024, at La Campagne Tropicana Beach Resort in Ikegun Village, Ibeju Lekki, Lagos, has received recognition and boost from the Lagos State government as its Ministry of Arts, Culture and Tourism is to partner with the organisers […]

I love Nigerian pepper soup, say Spanish Chef Marugan

Celebrity Spanish Chef Alex Marugan came to Nigerian to train selected Nigerian chefs on Spanish cuisines and exchange ideas on food culture as part of the activities for Gastronomy Festival 2024. He spoke to Africa Travel Herald (ATH) on his experience. Excerpts: To become a chef,  did you go to any special school? Yes, I […]

WTM-London 2024 calls for papers from tourism industry leaders

The  World Travel Market London has opened  its ‘Call for Papers’ inviting innovators and experts from around the world  to contribute to the 2024 conference programme at the world’s most influential travel and tourism event. The WTM London Conference programme is traditionally one of the event’s highlights, as evidenced by the overwhelmingly positive feedback each […]

SCOAN will stand test of time, says Promise T.B. Joshua

It was all celebrations and thanksgiving to God for the life and time of the late Prophet T.B. Joshua, as members of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) worldwide, friends and religious tourists from Botswana, Argentina, South Africa, and other parts of the world gathered to give thanks to God for the life of […]

Ancestry documentary team meets Ataoja of Osogbo for private screening, endorsement

Key players in the conservation of the Osogbo forest (grove) and its diverse cultural legacy convened for the first private screening of the “Ancestry Documentary Film,” recently held in the Osogbo community. Ancestry is a documentary on Osun grove that focuses on the harmonious interface between  man, nature and his culture. The Ancestry team got […]

Tourism Minister, Ade-John, tours Obudu Mountain Resort

Minister for Tourism, Mrs Lola Ade-John and her team had paid a visit to Obudu Mountain Resort to inspect ongoing renovation of the world class resort being undertaken by the new concessionaires for the resort. The Minister, who was accompanied by highly team that included the Cross State Commissioners for Tourism and officials of OMR […]

Lagos engages tourism stakeholders on critical sectoral issues

Lagos State government’s Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture and the private sector tourism industry practitioners in the state had an interactive engagement last week.  Also in attendance were other  state government agencies that interface with practitioners in one form or the other.  The event held at the Eko Hotel and Suites, according to the […]