SAMUEL ALABI: Tourism devt in Nigeria must be on state basis

Samuel Alabi is the secretary/legal adviser of Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos and chairman of the board of trustees of the Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN), he speaks with ANDREW IRO OKUNGBOWA on his strides as a hotelier, developments within Nigeria tourism and FTAN, among others Background Samuel Alabi is a man of many parts with different achievements to his name in Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, where he works and the tourism industry as well as the Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria…

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Dubai Tourism offers Nigerians exciting spring break treats

With the spring break setting in for holiday makers to jet out to one of their dream destinations, Dubai beckons Nigerian holiday makers with Dubai Tourism offering them amazing bumper packages for their delight by exploring fascinating destination that Dubai has become. The spring being a transitional season between winter and summer provides an opportunity for parents to give their children a memorable treat before school resume while entrepreneurs, corporate and business executives and leisure seekers can savour an inspiring leisure break, including shopping and networking. With all shops restocked…

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OLUMO ROCK: Fascinating tourist attraction beckons

      Abeokuta Abeokuta is the capital city of Ogun State, one of the six states of South west Nigeria. It is less than one hour drive from Lagos and interesting city to explore an admixture of pristine existence and the fast emerging modern collage signpost by an attractive undulating landscape. Historically, the city is populated by different indigenous people, which include the Egbas, regarded as the biggest of the groups and ruled by the Alake of Egbaland. The city is home to a number of prominent Nigerians and…

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ZTA preps for Sanganai/Hlanganani World Tourism Expo 2017

Following the commitment made by the Zimbabwe government to fund this year’s Sanganai/Hlanganani World Tourism Expo 2017, the host of the yearly travel and tourism trade exhibition, Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA), has announced the commencement of preparation for the expo now billed for September 27 – 30 in Bulawayo International Trade Fair complex. Speaking on this development, the Executive Officer of ZTA, Karigoka Kaseke, disclosed that the government has not only committed to financing the expo but has also released funds through the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development, to…

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Abeiku Santana makes Top 100 Tourism Personalities in West Africa

Ghanaian celebrated tourism ambassador, business executive and tourism promoter as well as On Air Personality (OAP), Gilbert Aggrey Abeiku otherwise known as Abeiku Santana, tops the names of Ghanaians that made the Top 100 Tourism Personalities in West Africa, which is billed to be unveiled at the Accra Weizo 2017. This was contained in an official letter signed and addressed to the tourism ambassador by Ikechi Uko of Balafon Awards Committee of West Africa, for his immense effort and noble dedication to the travel and tourism sector of Africa. Abeiku…

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Oladele, Miss Tourism Kenya, Face of Africa Culture queens to attend Travelscope Youth Tourism Forum

As preparations for this year’s edition of Travelscope Magazine annual Youth Tourism and Hospitality Leaders Forum, get underway, a member of the House of Representatives, Olatunbosun Oladele, Miss Tourism Kenya, Wendy Bella, Miss Tourism Ogun, Gift Nwakwo and Face of Africa Culture, Christbel Eniola, have been listed among top personalities expected at the event. Speaking on this development, the Convener and Managing Editor, Travelscope Magazine, Omololu Olumuyiwa, said this year’s edition, which is the eight sessions, promises to be an enriching and exciting one for the youths. Billed to hold…

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Top 100 Tourism Personalities West Africa to headline Accra Weizo 2017

As preparations peaked for this year’s Accra Weizo, a travel and tourism trade forum holding in Accra, Ghana, the organisers of the yearly event have revealed that their compendium on the Top 100 Tourism Personalities in West Africa would be presented to the public during the event. “Top 100 Tourism Personalities in West Africa is a report of ‘Who is who’ in the travel and tourism industry in West Africa. This is in line with the vision of Accra Weizo, the Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS) travel and…

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