Author: uguru okorie

FG trains 40 youths in Epe on tour guiding

The Federal Ministry of Tourism, in collaboration with National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR), have trained no fewer than 40 youths in Epe, as tour guides and operators. The Minister of Tourism, Mrs. Lola Ade-John, during the graduation ceremony held in Epe on Sunday, Sunday, April 14, said the training, known as EcoGenesis Incubator […]

Ex-Lagos tourism commissioner set to mark 50th birthday in style

Preparations are in top gear for the 50th birthday celebration of the ex-Lagos State Commissioner for Tourism and Culture, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf. According to source, there will be a convergence of classy well-wishers including top politicians, business moguls, friends, and associates in May for the celebration of the milestone. Also,  many activities have been lined […]

FTAN President commends Ade-John for visiting Badagry, La Campagne Tropicana Beach Resort

The President of the Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN), Mr Nkereuwem Onung, has commended the tourism Minister, Mrs Lola Ade-John, for her recent working tour of two monumental tourism destinations in Nigeria being, the historic town of Badagry, and the foremost luxury beach resort in Africa, the La Campagne Tropicana Beach at Ibeju-lekki, […]

NANTA president counts achievements as association prepares for elective AGM

The President of the National Association of Nigerian Travel Agencies (NANTA)Mrs. Susan Akporiaye has said the association is primed for its  48th annual general meeting billed for Lagos from the 23rd to 27th of this month. Akporiaye who said this during a press conference, also used the opportunity to count some of her achievements in […]

Use tourism to showcase Nigeria’s beauty, diversity, Tourism Minister urges

The Nigerian Minister of Tourism, Mrs Lola Ade-John, on Friday urged Nigerians to use tourism as a means of showcasing Nigeria’s beauty and diversity to the world.  The minister made the call during her fact finding tour of Nigeria’s foremost resort, La Campagne Tropicana Beach and Forest Resort, Ikegun, Lagos. The minister was received by […]

Two weeks passport renewal still a mirage, says renowned journalist

*He alleged NIS officer told him to go call the minister Renowned multi-award winning journalist and Social Mobilisation Manager at ActionAid Nigeria, Mr. Olola Seun Akioye has criticized personnel of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) for making it difficult for Nigerians renew their international passport within the two weeks period promised by the Minister of […]

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 […]