Month: March 2023

Nigeria’s biggest food festival set for June

The Management of National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism(NIHOTOUR) have announced their hosting of Gastronomy Festival, at the Abuja International Conference Centre. The event will hold on June 16 and 17. This year’s Gastronomy Festival is the third consecutive food and beverage exhibition and sampling event annually organized byNIHOTOUR, since 2021. The year’s theme is: […]

Runsewe calls for religious tolerance, decries divisive predictions

Worried by seeming strange predictions and hyped religious ventilations over political issues in the country, Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Segun Runsewe says such new phenomenon if left unchecked may further create bad blood among Nigerians. ““Runsewe disclosed that the current rash of predictive political slants across Nigeria’ s diverse religious […]

FTAN Lagos congratulates Sanwoolu on reelection

The Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria ( FTAN), Lagos State chapter has congratulated the Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwoolu on his reelection as governor of the state for another four-year term. In a congratulatory message sent by FTAN and signed by the state coordinator, Mrs. Ime Udo, the federation said Governor  Sanwoolu  has […]

Why we shifted NTT Summit to May, by organisers

The 6th edition of the National Tourism and Transportation Summit (NTTS) earlier billed for the International Conference Centre (ICC) Abuja from April 2 to 4, has been postponed by a month. It will now hold between May from May 7 to 9. The theme for this year’s conference still remains the same: ‘AfCTA: Exploring Intra-African […]

NTTS 2023: AfCTAA will boost inter-African trade, promote tourism, transportation

Aare Abiodun Odusanwo is the President of the Institute for Tourism Professionals of Nigeria (ITPN), and also the head of the organising committee of the annual National Tourism and Transportation Summit(NTTS). The committee is currently preparing for the sixth edition in April. Odusanwo, in this interview, spoke to Africa Travel Herald on the coming NTTS […]

Ethiopian Aviation Academy upgraded to university

Ethiopian Aviation Academy, the largest and oldest Aviation Academy in the region, is pleased to announce that it has been upgraded to an aviationn university. The university has launched undergrnaduate and postgraduate programs in aerospace and hospitality fields. The Aviation Academy has been offering aviation training programs such as pilot, aircraft technician, cabin crew, airline […]

UAE seeks cultural collaboration with Nigeria

A delegation from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) National Defence College Course 10 today paid a courtesy visit to the headquarters of National Council for Arts and Culture in Abuja“The visit is a study tour to Nigeria as course requirements for participants in the area of Arts, Culture, Tourism as well as Music.“Speaking, the head […]

Lagos Blueline metro line to begin operation in April

The first phase of the Lagos State Blueline metroline project from Marina to Mile 2, Lagos is completed and will be opened to the public from next month (April). This was disclosed by the Director of Corporate Communications of the Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA), Mr. Kolawole Ojelabi during a demonstration ride on the […]

NATOP to produce competent operators in Nigeria’s tourism industry

The President of Nige ria Association of Tour Operators (NATOP), Mrs. Ime Udoh has said her association is working towards providing the country’s tourism industry with competent and knowledgeable professionals. This, she said informed NATOP’s current partnership with National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR). Mrs. Udoh said this in a chat with Africa Travel […]