Obudu Mountain Resort Readies For Christmas Celebrations

Obudu Mountain Resort readies for Christmas Celebrations

Recently the once quiet Mountains of Obudu had become busy with a continuous flood of visitors. This back to life environment at Obudu has made the villagers and the Management of the Resort upbeat about the coming Christmas celebrations. According to the Special adviser on Obudu Mountain Resort, Mr. Bobby Ekpenyong lots of events and goodies have been lined up to entertain the expected visitors. For the Christmas weekend, there will many entertainment packages lined up including the daily bonfire dances, waterpark parties, and musical acts. The famous Nigerian Comedian…

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Five Innovative Ways Hoteliers Can Fight Back In This Time Of COVID-19

Five innovative ways hoteliers can fight back in this time of COVID-19

There’s no denying that the hospitality industry globally has experienced a dramatic decline in guest stays as a result of travel restrictions and border closures. The maths is devastatingly simple: no travelers means no income. In South Africa alone, according to data from Statistics SA, the entire tourist accommodation industry experienced a dramatic decline in total income ‒ a staggering 98.7% year on year in April, and 98% y/y in May. The African continent as a whole lost almost $55 billion in travel and tourism revenue in just three months…

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Vision 30-30: Osun State Govt Launches Tourism Master Plan

Vision 30-30: Osun State Govt Launches Tourism Master Plan

The Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, has reiterated the administration’s determination to transform the economy of the State through huge investment in culture and tourism, saying Osun would soon become the United Arab Emirate of Nigeria. He said the administration was determined to provide leadership in domestic and international tourism in the country, adding that workable culture and tourism policies had been incorporated as part of the Culture and Tourism for Sustainable Economy agenda, Osun Sterling Tourism Vision 30-30. Governor Oyetola made the pledge at the official launch of Osun…

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Tourism Stakeholders Advocated For Creation Of Sole Ministry Of Tourism, Digital Tourism Marketing Exploration

Tourism Stakeholders Advocated For Creation Of Sole Ministry Of Tourism, Digital Tourism Marketing Exploration

The Association of Nigerian Journalists and Writers of Tourism (ANJET) has held the first live event since the easing of the COVID-19 lockdown. The ANJET Tourism Seminar 2020 under the theme: ‘“Tourism and Rural Development” with Sub-theme: “Post Covid-19: Recovery strategies for the tourism and hospitality sector in Nigeria” held in Lagos, brought various players, top government officials, and stakeholders in the tourism sector to discuss challenges and opportunities in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic which affected travel and tourism around the world. The keynote speaker, Dr. Wasiu Babalola,…

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2020 ANJET Tourism Seminar Holds November 17, 2020

2020 ANJET Tourism Semina Holds November 17, 2020

The Minister for Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Director General, Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC), Mr. Folorunso Coker, Director General, National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR), Alhaji Nura Kangiwa,  Director General  National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Segun Runsewe will lead a host of top industry players, including Founder, Akwaaba African Travel Market, Ikechi Uko for the 2020 edition of the Tourism Seminar organized by the Association of Nigerian Journalists and Writers of Tourism (ANJET). The seminar billed for Tuesday, November 17 with the theme “Post…

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ANJET Commiserate With NCAC Boss Over Demise Of His Mother

ANJET commiserate with NCAC boss over demise of his mother

The Association of Nigerian Journalists and Writers of Tourism (ANJET) have commiserated with the Director-General, National Council for Arts & Culture (NCAC), Otunba Olusegun Runsewe, OON over the death of his mother, Madam Felicia Adesola Runsewe. In the letter of condolence signed by the President, Omololu Olumuyiwa, he stated that Mama Kaduna as she is fondly called was a great person with remarkable qualities. We may have lost a rare gem, but we take solace in the legacies she left behind. Mama was not only a successful businesswoman but also…

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COVID-19: Hospitality Sector Recovery Action Plan- Mark Havercroft

COVID-19: Hospitality Sector Recovery Action Plan- Mark Havercroft

Mark Havercroft is the Regional Director for Minor Hotels Africa an international hotel group. Minor Hotels is an international hotel owner, operator, and investor, currently with a portfolio of over 565 properties. Through our Anantara, Avani, Elewana, Oaks, NH Hotels, NH Collection, and TIVOLI properties, Minor Hotels operates in 56 countries across the Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Africa, the Indian Ocean, Europe, and South America actively seeking suitable acquisitions, joint venture opportunities, and management assistance opportunities. Marc Havercroft, Minor Hotels’ Africa regional director discusses more what hospitality players have…

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Tourism Writers Tasks To Be Objective On Developmental Reporting, Constructive Criticism- Commissioner

Tourism Writers Tasks To Be Objective On Developmental Reporting, Constructive Criticism- Commissioner

Lagos State Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Pharmacist Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf has enjoined members of the Association of Nigerian Journalists and Writers of Tourism, ANJET, to be objective and factual in their Reportage such that their criticism will be such that will help the development of Tourism activities in Lagos State and Nigeria as a whole. The Commissioner gave the charge when executive members of the Association paid a Courtesy Visit to her office at Alausa, Ikeja. She opined that the way to tackle the incidences of impersonation in…

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Nura Kangiwa: FTAN Leads HOFA, HATMAN Others On A Solidarity Visit To NIHOTOUR DG

Nura Kangiwa: FTAN Leads HOFA, HATMAN Others On A Solidarity Visit To NIHOTOUR DG

The Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN), has thrown its weight behind Alhaji Nura Sani Kangiwa, the new Director-General of the National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR) to cooperate and support him in actualizing his vision and mission to reposition the Institute for better training and service delivery of manpower and capacity building of the tourism industry. Alhaji Rabo Kareem, National President of FTAN who pledged the support during a courtesy visit on Alhaji Kangiwa in his office, Abuja Wednesday, along with some key officials of the Association…

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Kenneth Gbagi Ex-Minister Allegedly Orders Hotel Female Workers Stripped Naked As He Blames Political Enemy

Kenneth Gbagi Ex-Minister Allegedly Orders Hotel Female Workers Stripped Naked As He Blames Political Enemy

The Chairman of the hotel and former Minister of State for Education, Mr. Kenneth Gbagi, was alleged to have ordered that workers – three women and a man – be stripped naked. Their nudes were filmed and the snapshots sent online by his teenage son. Activists and social media users condemned the act and urged the state Commissioner of Police, Hafiz Inuwa, to investigate the incident and arrest all those complicit.

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