Diabetes Mellitus is a rising health concerns around the globe, most especially Type Two diabetes which also leads to life threatening complications. For people diagnosed and living with either Type 1 or 2 diabetes, controlling blood sugar level is a lifelong battle often fought and lost because of inability to keep the sugar level at safest minimum. But with determination, willingness and religiously adhering to dos and don’ts of diabetes, the situation can be well managed. You can make your meals healthier and tastier while strengthening your struggles to fight…

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For $191,000, you can ring in 2017 twice

There are people who snuggle up on the sofa, watch a couple of movies, sip champagne and fall asleep before midnight on New Year’s Eve. This trip is not for those people. This jaunt — a flight from Sydney to Los Angeles aboard the fastest long-range private jet in the world — is for revellers committed to welcoming 2017 with fanfare. And then doubling down to ring it in again on the other side of the International Date Line. Fly back in time The one-way trip, offered by private jet…

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UNESCO list Idanre hills, Mare as World Heritage Site, World Tourism Centre

The United Nations Organisation for Education, Science and Culture (UNESCO) has begun the process of listing Idanre Hills in Idanre Local Government Area of Ondo State as World Heritage Site and Mare, the annual mountain climbing competition as World Tourism Centre. The Commissioner for Culture, Tourism and Special Duties, Chief Femi Adekanmbi, who disclosed this at a press conference in Akure Monday to kick start the eighth edition of the Mare festival said the processes of the listings are 90 percent completed. Adekanmbi, who enumerated the benefits of UNESCO’s intervention…

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ANDREW IRO OKUNGBOWA writes on the sophisticated facilities and services of Fams Embassy Hotels and Suites Fams Embassy Hotels and Suites, situated opposite Nigerian Army 242 RECCE Battalion, Ibereko, on the corridor of Badagry- Seme border, is undoubtedly Badagary’s shining armour, leading and most sought after hospitality outfit. Its sophisticated and fascinating elements apart, you are taken in by its spank and enchanting nature once you begin to explore its bowels. For a hotel in such locality as this to smell good, look nice and this enchanting, three years on,…

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ADEDOTUN ADEWUMI: Inspired by smiles on faces of guests

Adedotun Adewumi is the general manager of Golden Tulip Essential Lagos Airport Hotel, he speaks with ANDREW IRO OKUNGBOWA on his career path and the charm of the hospitality sector The journey into the world of hospitality Adedotun Adewumi is the General Manager at Golden Tulip Essential Lagos Airport Hotel, and a graduate of Accounting from the University of Lagos. His rise through the ranks is a meteoric one as he has less than a decade working experience in the hospitality sector. He started his career as an hotelier in…

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NIGERIA TOURISM INVESTORS FORUM AND EXHIBITION 2016: Exposing vast opportunities to the world

ANDREW IRO OKUNGBOWA  who was at the annual tourism investors forum and exhibition organised by the Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN) reports on this year’s edition DESTINATION The Ladi Kwali Conference Hall of Abuja Sheraton Hotel and Towers, venue of this year’s edition of the Nigeria Tourism Investors Forum and Exhibition (NTIFE 2016) was for two days (November 29 – 30) a colourful scenery to behold and a beehives of some sorts. On display were fair representations of products, services and promotional materials as well as other attractive…

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Motherland Beckons partners MUSIAD for Africa’s development

Motherland Beckons has stepped up its quest for the development of Africa through its various engagements, as it has signed a pact with MUSIAD in Koinya, Turkey, which is targeted at poverty eradication and ushering prosperity to the continent through the promotion of tourism and other businesses. MUSIAD Group is a conglomerate of 11,000 businesses and consists of 50,000 members, with presence in 175 countries across the world. It is arguably the biggest business group in the world with considerable presence in 175 countries. Motherland Beckons is a creation of…

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