Tourism: A glimpse of African customs and culture

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Over 30 contemporary and colourful works by well-established Nigerian artists are giving visitors to the Cavalieri Art Hotel in St Julian’s a glimpse of the African country’s customs and culture. Co-organised by local artist Joseph Barbara and Bruno Eke of Simpli International, a Maltese-registered travel and tourism solutions company in Nigeria, the exhibition is dedicated to the survivors of cyclone […]

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

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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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Africa: Culture can drive revenue – NCAC

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Otunba Olusegun Runsewe, the Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture ( NCAC ), says culture is the new revenue driving sector which can serve as an alternative to the oil sector in Nigeria. Runsewe said this while speaking at the official opening of the 13th edition of Akwaaba Travel and Tourism Fair in Lagos on Sunday. Declaring the three-day […]

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Culture brings people together, develops friendships and consolidates the tourism industry

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It is through the promotion of a country’s culture that their tourism industry may be consolidated. Without people, there is no culture. Often the bold statement of putting people at the center of development is aired for political mileage, but how many really believe that this is indeed a requirement? In Kutai Kartanegara of Indonesia, Mrs Rita Widyasari, the Bupati […]

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Culture Africa: Runsewe to partner travel writers for Nigerian culture promotion

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…as Uko explains that Culture is inseparable from tourism if it must be profitable Director-General of the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Segun Runsewe has stated that his recent appointment into the agency was intended by the Federal Government to reposition the culture sector for more meaningful contribution to the national economy even as he pledged to […]

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‘92% of users of Nigerian airports is dissatisfied’-Survey

By RennOffor Over 15 million passengers pass through the airports in Nigeria every, but going by the just published report of a survey by conducted by Travelstart, 92 per cent of them, which represent a huge 13.8 million passengers are dissatisfied with their experiences at the airports. If the result of the survey is anything to go by, then it […]

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Ooni canvasses intra-Africa tourism, declares Ile-Ife tourism zone

Renn Offor Ooni of Ile-Ife, Alayeluwa Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusihas canvassed for Africans to change their orientations about Africa and visit Africa more by Africans. This was the main thrust of his message even as he declared Ile-Ife a tourism zone. The impressive ceremony reflected a perfect mix of modernity and traditional Yoruba culture, and was heavily attended by government functionaries, […]

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Ghana supports the establishment of AU tourism desk

Mrs Elizabeth Ofosu-Adjare, the Minister of Tourism Culture and Creative Arts, has reiterated the call for the establishment of an African Union (AU) Commission on Tourism. She was of the view that, the development of Tourism to a large extent could be accelerated with the establishment of a desk on tourism within the African Union (AU) Structure. Share our story:

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