Revival of Nwunyo Festival, a welcome development

By Bethel Moseglad In a joyous revival of tradition and community spirit, the Nwonyo Fishing and Cultural Festival returned to the shores of Nwonyo Lake in Ibi, Taraba State, on the 19th20th of April 2024. After a twelve-year hiatus, this beloved event was brought back to life under the visionary leadership of His Excellency, Dr. […]

Radisson Hotel Group releases 2023 Responsible Business Report

Radisson Hotel Group said it had an exceptional 2023 in its award-winning Responsible Business programme. The Group said, in a press release, that it made significant progress on its Net Zero by 2050 transition, achieved important milestones in employee engagement and diversity, and continued to look beyond its borders to convene the hospitality industry in […]

Museveni’s aide becomes DAM Cultural Ambassador for East Africa

Canada based African socio-cultural organization and health care advocates Drum Against Malaria (DAM) has honoured the Special Assistant to the Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Special Duties, Ms. Phionah Barungi with DAM Cultural Ambassador award for East Africa. The award was bestowed on Barungi during the one day commemoration for World Malaria Day held in […]

Museveni’s aide becomes DAM Cultural Ambassador for East Africa

Canada based African socio-cultural organization and health care advocates Drum Against Malaria (DAM) has honoured the Special Assistant to the Ugandan President on Special Duties, Ms. Phionah Barungi with DAM Cultural Ambassador  for East Africa award. The award was bestowed on Barungi during the one day commemoration of  World Malaria Day held in City Hall, […]

Tourism minister sets up committee to revise National Tourism Policy

Minister of Tourism, Lola Ade-John has inaugurated a Committee on the Review of the National Tourism and Hospitality Policy and the Nigerian Tourism Development Master Plan. The development formally kick starts plans by the Federal Government geared towards repositioning and shaping Nigeria’s tourism sector and reviving its stalled industry. The committee comprises directors from various […]

NANTA election D-day: Intrigues, politics that would shape election

Today, Friday, April 26, 2024, the third day of the National Association of Travel Agencies’s (NANTA) Annual General meeting (AGM), the association’s members will be electing a new set of executives. It promises to be an epoch making occasion. Going by the campaigns, the election promises to be one of the most competitive in the […]

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 […]