Aviation: Step aside Ocean Cruises, as New Cruise Jetliner flies to Africa

If the thought of a world cruise aboard a giant ocean-going ship along with thousands of others crammed aboard what is in effect a vast, floating hotel leaves you less than whelmed, there is an alternative. Now, you can cruise the world much more quickly, and with far fewer fellow travellers, aboard the world’s first dedicated cruise jetliner. And the […]

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Africa: Akwaaba, Platform for Africa to Showcase Tourism, Brands

Akwaaba this year received more international patronage than the previous years, according to the organiser, Ikechi Uko, who said that the platform has continued to grow from strength to strength. According to him, Dubai became the darling of visitors at the just concluded Akwaaba Travel Market in Lagos, using subtle appeal in wooing visitors with fantastic packages, souvenirs and refreshments […]

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Tourism: How Dubai became the darling of visitors at Akwaaba

Dubai became the darling of visitors at the just concluded Akwaaba Travel Market in Lagos using subtle appeal in wooing visitors with fantastic packages, souvenirs and refreshments among others. The Dubai Tourism with its unique style at Akwaaba demonstrated to many Nigerians why she is still number for them in terms of leisure and shopping by stealing the show and […]

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Akwaaba: A platform for Africans to showcase their tourism

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“If you don’t beat your drums, nobody notices you.” This proverbial expression underscores the importance for an uncommon bond of unity among African states. The kind of unity that will reawaken their consciousness to the unfolding fact that, as blacks, no one can tell their story better than themselves. The kind of unity that will act as a catalyst for […]

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Tourism: Akwaaba African Travel Market Becoming Continent’s Most Influential Show

Travel and Tourism is the new frontier that plays a critical role in the world’s economy today and nowhere was this most obvious than the 3-day Akwaaba African Travel Market at Eko Hotel, Lagos.A robust and rich panel of industry stakeholders discussed the state of tourism and aviation in the continent with emphasis on Nigeria. The stakes were high and […]

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Africa: Akwaaba opens amid funfare in Lagos

The 12th edition of Akwaaba African Market opened on Sunday October 30 amid funfare and great expectations by the exhibitors and visitors at the Eko Hotel and Suites in Lagos. The event which was declared open by the Deputy Minister of Tourism and Hospitality Industry of Zimbabwe, Annastacia Ndlouv lived much to its billing in its opening day. After the […]

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Tourism: Fighting over tourists puts East Africa in bad light

In the good old days East African tour operators could sit back and know that eager visitors will come to sample the region’s spectacular offerings both for scenic beauty and the singular experience of seeing animals in the wild. Like clockwork, the regional industry and especially in Kenya and Tanzania, could expect good revenues in the high season and pick […]

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Africa: Dubai Tourism to highlight Dubai as Africa’s preferred family and shopping destination at Akwaaba Travel Market

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• Dubai Tourism returns to the Akwaaba Travel Market in Lagos joined by 10 partners across family entertainment, airlines and DMC’s. • Presence at Africa’s premier travel and trade show aims to highlight incredible new additions to the city’s family entertainment venues and shopping experiences Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) is pleased to announce its return […]

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Africa: At $10 per passenger 250000 Nigerians gives Dubai Tourism N750m annually

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The director of policy analysis, research and statistics, Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment, Dr Paul Adalikwu, has revealed that Nigeria spends about N750 million annually on Dubai tourism through taxation on tickets adding that 250, 000 Nigerians travelled to Dubai last year. He stated this in Abuja yesterday at the unveiling of rennytravels.com, an online platform which is a […]

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African: Aviation Crisis in Nigeria benefits Arik as AWA increases flights

The Only Airline from Ghana that has survived the competition with Nigeria Carriers, Africa World Airline is set to increase flights to 6 times a week from the 4 weekly flights currently on offer. The new flights on Tuesday and Thursday will be in the afternoon while it keeps the evening flights on other days. AWA is a beneficiary of […]

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