Imo Has Seals 13 Hotels- Ononaku

The Imo State Government says it has sealed 13 hotels in the state for failure to settle their tax liabilities. The Chairman of Imo State Internal Revenue Service, Emma Ononaku, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria in Owerri. Onanaku said the IRS had earlier obtained a court order which empowered the outfit to seal the affected hotels. He explained that the affected hotels defaulted in the payment of Withholding tax, Pay As You Earn tax as well as the statutory five percent Consumption Tax. Onanaku said the action…

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Fire Razes Vehicles At Lagos Airport Hotel

Massive fire has razed some vehicles at the premises of Lagos Airport Hotel in Ikeja, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria. Balls of fire were seen enveloping the atmosphere, as firefighters battled to put out the fire. Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr. Femi Oke-Osanyintolu confirmed the development. Also, the Public Relations Officer, Lagos State Fire Service, Ahmodu Shakiru said that vehicles parked at the premises were gutted by fire, not the hotel. “Lagos State Fire Service has put off the fire scare,” he said. The management of the hotel said…

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Nominees List For The 2020 Balafon Awards Has Been Released Bt ATQ

ATQ News has released the list of nominees for the 2020 Balafon Awards to be recognised at the 6th Accra Weizo, the West African tourism and travel fair, scheduled to take place in June. Voting has commenced online on ATQNews.com, while nominations for the ‘Award of the Decade’ should be sent to atqnewsawards@gmail.com promptly. Nominations and voting will close on May 11, 2020. The prestigious Balafon Award of excellence has been received by several deserving individuals and corporate bodies in West Africa. Past winners include the Director-General of the National…

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Our Major Challenge Is Power, Multiple Taxation, Crowned Edge Hotel Re-Echoes

Crowned Edge Hotel is one of Nigeria’s innovative boutique Hotel developments in that industry that has an enduring story to tell, located at No. 13, Afolabi Aina Street off Allen Avenue, behind EcoBank, Ikeja Lagos. It can safely be said to be the re-birth of a New African brand wholly poised to deliver excellent services in grand and remarkable style.  Mr. James Maduka is the Business/Operational Manager who spoke to Waka About Africa on the activities, challenges and landmark Crowned Edge Hotel has encountered since its entry into the highly…

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Haruna, Lament Multiple Taxation, Electricity As Some Of Their Major Challenges

Adna hotel is located at No.28, Ladipo Bayteye Street Government Reservation Area (GRA), Ikeja Lagos. The serene environment and the security in and around the premises even as a first-timer atmosphere would vividly tell it the story. Head or tail, such attributes stood it out as one well-planned hospitality concern that is already striving and meeting the highly competitive nature of the dynamic and suffocated society imposed on the fast-evolving industry. Without any prejudice, Adna Hotel has carved a niche for itself for its excellent services which no doubt has…

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ONOMO, BON Hotels group Announces Acquisition To Creates Mega Player In Nigerian Hospitality Industry

With the announcement of the acquisition of BON Hotels by ONOMO Hotels, the Nigerian hospitality industry, and that of the continent as a whole, is set for a major shake-up.  The new group will now have a footprint spanning 15 countries with 4 300 rooms and a significant pipeline of 3 000 additional rooms. In addition, the new group now jointly employs about 2 200 people. This news is significant for Nigeria’s hospitality industry where BON Hotels already has a stronghold with 10 existing hotels and plans to open another…

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Osinbajo Commissions Hotel Built By Gbenga Daniel, Eight Years After It Was Locked Down By The Ibikunle Amosun Administration

The Vice President Prof Yemi Osinbajo has commissioned a new hotel built by the former governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, eight years after it was locked down by the Ibikunle Amosun administration. The completion of the Conference Hotel and Suites was delayed for eight years by the Amosun administration, who also snubbed court orders to vacate the stoppage of work at the site. At the ceremony, Osinbajo, who is also a son of Ogun State, said culture and tourism in the new world order are referred to as…

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Dramatic Changes On The Cards For Nigeria’s Developing Hospitality Industry

The Nigerian hospitality industry can look forward to exciting developments nationwide with the opening of over 22 hotels in major cities and secondary towns. New hotel developments are set for major city routes, the Northern regions and the old Trade Route in the South. Hotels can be expected in major cities like Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt, as well as towns and cities such as Kano, Yola, Kebbi, Ekiti, Ibadanwarri, Enugu, Asaba, Owerri, and Awka, to name a few.  The BON Hotels group, which currently has 10 operational BON Hotels…

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RadissonBlu Offering Customers Extended Weekend Rates To Celebrates Nigeria’s 59th Independence

RadissonBlu has stated that it would celebrates Nigeria’s 59th Independence by offering its customers with extended weekend rates RadissonBlu Anchorage Lagos nestled in the charming waterfront of Victoria Island is offering unbeatable extended weekend rates to celebrate Nigeria’s 59th Independence Day. The hospitality giant said that beginning from the September 27 to October 1, 2019, guests of the hotel in Lagos will enjoy the unique offerings of serene accommodation, delicious intercontinental and African dishes, spa pampering and more, all at the discounted special weekend rates. The hotel urged guest to…

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The Envoy By Mantis Received The Awards For Nigeria’s Leading City Hotel 2019

Host – Jo-Ann Strauss, General Bitrus Vandos Kwaji, Owner, The Envoy, Dewald Kruger, General Manager, The Envoy Abuja. The 26th annual World Travel Awards is globally recognized as the most prestigious honors program in global travel and tourism, and Mantis is very excited about the accolades that our group and individual Mantis properties have received.  World Travel Awards is voted for by travel and tourism professionals and consumers worldwide, and this honor recognizes Mantis’ commitment to excellence and the development of Africa’s tourism industry. The World Travel Awards Africa &…

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