Month: November 2022

SA convention bureau heads to showcase country’s ability at IBTM Spain

Partnerships and collaborations are key to propelling the global business events sector. This is the sentiment as the South African National Convention Bureau (SANCB) heads to showcase South Africa’s business events capabilities at IBTM World in Barcelona, Spain. Taking place from 29 November to 1 December, IBTM World will bring together over 3000 destinations and […]

HOFA to mark 20TH anniversary with conference, expo

All is set for the 20th anniversary celebration of the Hotel Owners Forum Abuja (HOFA). To mark the anniversary, series of activities have been lined up.  According to the executives of the association, a conference, Hotel Business Conference and Expo (HBCE) in Abuja, will hold from November 29 to 30, 2022 in Abuja. Speaking further […]

Eurowings begins flights to Kruger National Park

Lufthansa Group’s leisure airline, Eurowings Discover (4Y),has started a direct flight  from Frankfurt, Germany to   Mbombela, Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (KMIA), with  short stopover in Windhoek.    Eurowings Discover is  the only carrier operating direct flights between South Africa’s Province of Mpumalanga and Germany.  Eurowings Discover has a strong commercial focus on leisure destinations on […]

Tourism recovery to reach 65% pre-pandemic levels end of 2022

The United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has said international tourism is on track to reach 65 per cent of pre-pandemic levels by the end of 2022, as the sector continues to bounce back from the COVID-19 pandemic. An estimated 700 million tourists travelled internationally between January and September, more than double (+133%) the number […]

U.S. embassy finishes 3D documentation of Osun Osogbo grove’s shrine

The 3D documentation of the Busanyin Shrine, one of eight monuments within the Osun-Osogbo Grove, has now been completed. Supported through the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP), the project titled, “Digital Documentation, Training and Conservation Planning for National Heritage Busanyin Shrine within the Osun Osogbo Sacred Grove” was awarded to CyArk, a California-based […]

Lagos ITPN holds talk on sustainable tourism

All is set for a roundtable conference on sustainable tourism in Lagos. The event scheduled for Thursday, November 24 and Friday November 25, is organized by the Institute for Tourism Professionals of Nigeria (ITPN) Lagos State chapter.  The organizers say the aim of the conference with the theme: Lagos Tourism: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow, was […]

‘AU ECOSOCC Nigeria is determined to achieve the union’s Agenda 2063’

Hon. Kehinde Quadri-Adu is the head of the African Union’s Economic, Social  and Cultural Council (ECOSOCC) in Nigeria. The department  has been actively involved in the efforts to promote Nigeria’s culture and develop it into a product to be used to sell the country’s tourism.    The crusade has taken him to different states of […]

Lagos emerges winner as Eko NAFEST 2022 ends on high

*As NCAC unveils Nigeria’s 37 wonders Lagos State emerged winner of the 2022 edition of the 35th National Festival of Arts and Culture (NCAC) also called Eko NAFEST 2022. After a week of activities in which Nigerian culture in the area of fashion, dance, cuisines and drama was celebrated, the festival ended on high. While […]

Runsewe opens Eko NAFEST Cultural Village

The Cultural Village of the 2022 edition of the National Festival of Arts and Culture (Eko NAFEST ) was declared opened yesterday by the Director General, National Council of Arts and Culture Otunba Segun Runsewe. Declaring the village opened, Runsewe said the cultural village offers Nigerians, once again, the opportunity to know one another better. […]

State delegates to NAFEST 2022 throng National Stadium Lagos

All is set for the command performance to kickstart the35th National Festival of Arts and Culture 2022 (NAFEST 2022) today, Monday, 7th November ; and barely two hours to the official opening of competitive events, there is a strong presence of states’ delegates at the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos, which will serve as festival village and […]