Month: March 2024

Radisson Blu Anchorage Hotel wins Luxury Lifestyle Awards 2024

Radisson Blu Anchorage Hotel Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria has won the 2024 Luxury Lifestyle Award.  The Luxury Lifestyle Awards is a renowned global organization, recognizing excellence in the luxury segment. Speaking on the award in a press release,  Radisson Group said its  flagship property in Nigeria which is the Radisson Blu Anchorage Victoria Island , […]

NIHOTOUR calls for papers ahead 2024 Annual Master Lecture Series

National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR) has announced calls for papers for the 2024 edition of its Annual Master Lecture Series (AMLS) slated for Thursday, May 30, 2024 in Abuja. AMLS is established to attract Hospitality and Tourism intellectuals who will provide informative, engaging and thought-provoking lectures on myriads issues that are germane to […]

Swiss International, Gracia Development signs management agreement

Swiss International Hotels and Resorts is has announced the signing of the first Swiss International Residences in Pakistan. The building is in Lahore Bahria town, close to Winter Land Complex and Eiffel Tower Model, Sector F Bahria Town, Lahore. Other than the serviced apartments, the Swiss International Residences has facilities such as:  Swiss Flavors – […]

N250m for Imole Boja Tourist Site was inserted into NTDA budget, says Coker

Less than 12 months to the end of the tenure of the current Director General of the Nigerian Tourism Development Authority (NTDA), Mr. Folorunsho Coker, the tourism parastatal has earmarked 250 million Naira in its 2024 budget to develop the Imole Boja Tourist Site and to build sports facilities at the site. The Imole Boja […]

Akinboboye releases Simi Rimi as Tourism Product number 23

In his plan to unveil 52 tourism products in 52 weeks for Nigeria to use in marketing the country as a destination, the founder of La Campagne Tropicana Resorts, Otunba Wanle Akinboboye has released product number 23. Akinboboye said with the abundance of water features in Nigeria (rivers, lagoons, lakes and ponds), it has become […]

Why we are organising Oodua Festival in Osun State-FTAN VP South West

Tunde Kolade is the Vice President of the Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN), South West Zone. The zone is set for its maiden Oodua Festival to be held in Osogbo, the Osun State capital. Kolade spoke to Africa Travel Herald on why the zone decided to organise the festival. Excerpts: Why is FTAN […]

Deconstructing Wanle Akinboboye’s 52 Tourism Products

The La Campagne Tropicana Beach and Forest Resort is arguably one of the most popular indigenous resort brands in Nigeria. Aside from popularity, it is also among the most resilient privately owned resorts in the country. For almost 40 years, the resort, established by Otunba Wanle Akinboboye, has defined African theme beach side leisure experiences […]

UN Tourism to make residents focus of Thassos Island’s tourism recovery

UN Tourism is to work with the Thassos Municipality of Greece to put people at the heart of work to build greater resilience for the sector on the island. In partnership with UN Tourism Affiliate Member ICF, the United Nations Specialized Agency will engage with local tourism stakeholders and residents from across the island on […]

Women are a driving force for travel, tourism, says WTTC

To celebrate International Women’s Day, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) underscores the pivotal role of women in the global Travel & Tourism sector.According to WTTC data, women in tourism comprise a significant portion of the sector’s workforce, accounting for nearly 40% of the total employment. This marks a substantial increase from 2010 to […]

Runsewe mourns Zimbabwe’s late tourism boss, Kaseke

Otunba Segun Runsewe, President, Nigeria Golf federation and also president, World craft council, Africa region, has expressed dismay and shock at the death of karikoga Kaseke, the longest serving Chief tourism officer of Zimbabwe who passed away Last week after a long battle with illness. Kaseke, was also vice president Africa Tourism Initiative, a loose […]