Lagos is 100 percent ready, says tourism, culture commissioner

The Lagos State Commisioner for Tourism and Culture, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf has said the state was 100 percent ready to host and welcome visitors from all over the 36 state of the federation for the 35th edition of the National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFEST). Akinbile-Yusuf said all the state needed to do to […]

2022 Ikeji festival may not hold as company threatens court action

Imo State’s biggest traditional festival the Ikeji festival of Arondizuogu may not hold this year. This is as a result of contractual disagreement    between the organizers of the festival, the Arondiuzogu Patriotic  Union (APU), and a marketing company, Elveden Resource Nigeria.  Elveden is threatening to drag APU to court and stop the festival over alleged […]

How travel agents endanger Nigerian youths’ lives in Jordan

Nigerian Ambassador to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Ambassador Faruk Malami Yabo has decried the activities of some Nigerian tour operators. He said these tour operators put young Nigerians in harm’s way in Jordan. Ambassador Yabo was reacting to the a statement by the Jordanian Tourism Board (JTB) that the country plans issuing Nigerian tourists […]

Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire Showcase Cuisines at Food Fest

One of Abuja’s leading travel and tourism agency, CMD Tours recently held its quarterly Food Tour, an international food sampling evening that seeks to create business opportunities for guests.  Cuisines from Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire were showcased in the highly entertaining evening. Among the guests at the event were members of the diplomatic corps, Nigerian […]

NTTS: Stakeholders Call for Better Business Environment to harness AfCTA

Stakeholders in the tourism and transportation industry have called on Federal Government to improve on her policies and infrastructural facilities to enable the country   harness business opportunities created by the new African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCTA)   that has become active this year. This was the key position of the participants at the fourth National […]

NAFEST brings the country together, says Runsewe

*Ekiti hotels enjoy 100 percent occupancy The National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFEST), 2021 has kicked off in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital with the participation of most of the states. Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi, while welcoming contingents and visitors, said the festival marked another fulfillment of his government’s  efforts to attract […]

FCDA should fight NTDC over federal allocation, says FTAN BoT Chairman

The Chairman Board of Trustees of the Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN), Chief Samuel Alabi has called on the Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA) of the Abuja Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to institute a legal action against the  Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) and join the National Assembly over illegally usurping the  federal […]

La Campagne Tropicana provides Nigerian fun-seekers with top notch alternative to foreign holidays

The 2021 summer holiday seems to have come too early for many Nigerian families that are used to travelling abroad for summer vacations at this time of the year. Although the world is gradually easing off border closures and restrictions, there are still a lot of discomforts and hassles with international travels. In some countries, […]

COVID-19: Awujale cancels 2021 Ojude Oba festival

the Awujale of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Kayode Adetona, has approved the cancellation of the 2021 edition of the annual Ojude Oba festival of Ijebu Ode. This is as a result of the upsurge in cases of COVID-19. In a press statement issued by the coordinator of the festival, Chief (Dr.) Fassy Yusuf, the cancellation was […]

Onung becomes seventh FTAN president

*Floors Otunba Ayo Olumoko in federation’s election Mr. Nkereuwem Onung, the chairman of Remlords Tours and Car Hire Services, has emerged the president Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria( FTAN). He is the seventh president of the tourism federation. Onung emerged winner with a landslide victory of 71 votes over his challenger Otunba Ayo Olumoko […]