Africa: Senator Florence Ita-Giwa receives Top 100 Tourism Personalities in Nigeria certificate


One of Nigeria’s foremost Senators, Florence Ita-Giwa has received her certificate for making the list of the Top 100 Tourism Personalities in Nigeria. The certificate was presented to the senator by the organizer of the 2018 Abuja Jabamah event Mr Ikechi Uko at her residence in Calabar. Abuja Jabamah is the foremost Nigerian Travel Expo put together by the organizers […]

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Africa: US travel magazine advises readers to sample Nairobi

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Nairobi is among six must-visit African cities chosen by the 47-year-old American monthly consumer travel magazine, Travel+Leisure. Describing the Kenyan capital as East Africa’s hub and home of emergent design collections from across Africa, the magazine with a 16 million global audience said travellers seeking to explore the creative scene should visit the country in 2019. The magazine says Nairobi […]

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Africa: Ayade’s, Duke’s bike gangs to clash at Carnival Calabar as final dry run holds


December 28, the D-day for the 2018 Carnival Calabar, may be days away, but the whiff of celebration is all around the ancient city of Calabar. The city is gradually tuning into festivity mode. This was very much apparent during the third and final dry run of the 2018 Calabar Carnival. From the Margaret Ekpo International Airport to the city […]

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Africa: Kenya’s key drivers of hospitality industry


Christmas is here with us yet again and many people are planning adventures across the country. The travel and hospitality sector has been recognised for driving exports, providing foreign exchange and creating employment to thousands of Kenyans, supporting 1.1 million jobs (nine per cent of total employment) last year. With constant improvements, the hospitality sector’s trends in the country have […]

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Africa: Nigerian Broadcaster & Cuisine Chef Fatima covers January 2019 Edition of Pleasures Magazine


The January 2019 edition of the Pan-African Entrepreneurial magazine, Pleasures Magazine, displays not only the beauty of Nigerian broadcaster and Cuisine chef, Chef Fatima (MCFP, HACCP, CCN, CHP) Certified From SUNY GFI, but the instructive story behind her successful strife against conventional mentality that woman was meant to be in her husband’s kitchen alone, to her academic rise. The eventual […]

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News: Filmhouse and Filmone Co-Founders Bag Harvard Entrepreneur of the Year Award in Lagos


In the world of film, it’s often the actors that hold the limelight. A number of Directors and producers have carved out a niche and brand for themselves. However, the rarest mentions are the executives and entrepreneurs that comprise the very lifeblood of the industry; those whose sacrifice and ingenuity have laid the very foundation upon which the infrastructure is […]

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Africa: A step Back into Nature and Culture as Rwanda Tourism offers young ones the chance to know Home


There are places and moments in life when you know that you should take a moment to pause and reflect on. My love for travel does not need to be defined anymore, it is beyond words, it is what I enjoy doing whether it is for work or leisure. This passion was instilled in me by avant-garde and inquisitive father […]

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News: Caribbean Tourism Organization declares 2019 the ‘Year of Festivals’


On the heels of the past year’s successful Year of Rejuvenation, the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has declared 2019 the Year of Festivals in the Caribbean. Throughout 2019, the region will celebrate the unique rhythm and tempo of each CTO destination. “The Year of Festivals will focus on the fascinating events that have become an integral part of the Caribbean […]

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Tourism: It’s not just an African Thing as Study shows most under 40s book last minute for Vacations


Nearly two billion vacations were taken last year, according to the U.S. Travel Association. While conventional wisdom would suggest the vast majority of these travelers plan and book their trips a month or more in advance, a new study from advertising agency Hoffman York (HY) reveals that nearly half are doing so at the last minute. HY surveyed 888 people […]

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Aviation: After fatal Crash Lion Air cancels $22B B737 Max order


Lion Air doesn’t trust Boeing and the owner of Indonesia’s largest low cost airline is taking safety over an economic loss. It appears he thinks Boeings reaction to the deadly crash of their Boeing 737 MAX was unethical, and apparently he lost trust in the U.S. aviation manufacturer. Lion Air is the first major carrier openly voicing serious doubts about […]

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