Africa: Skal International President, Lagos, Rita Ofure Obidike Wins Top 100 Tourism Personality in Nigeria Award

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Skal International President, Lagos, Mrs Rita Ofure Obidike has been listed as one of the top 100 tourism personalities in Nigeria. Mrs Obidike is also the Managing Director of Discovery Travel & Tours Ltd. A position she has held since the company was incorporated in 2002. Skal is the only international travel, tourism and hospitality organisation in the world, founded […]

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News: South African Lavone Wittmann new President of Skal

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South African Lavone Wittmann has been elected the new president of Skal according to a report by VoyagesAfriq. The elections took place during the 79th International Skal Congress that was help in Mombasa in Kenya. Minister Najib Balala, the Kenyan Minister responsible for Tourism had said earlier that Kenya had been gearing up for the biggest gathering of professionals within […]

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Africa: Kenya ready to host the 79th World Skal Congress in Tourism City of Mombasa

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In what is considered a significant milestone, indigenous chain of hotels PrideInn is now ready to host the most awaited week-long 79th Skal World Congress. This convention is set to bring together global tourism, travel and hospitality leaders and investors as well as other players to discuss global tourism and travel development. This is the first time that the organization, […]

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News: Tourism Stakeholders Upbeat as Kenya hosts first SKAL World Congress in Africa

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Plans are at advanced stage for Kenya to host the 79th Skal congress in Mombasa from 17 to 21 October 2018. Dubbed “Congress on the Beach”, the event will attract over 500 delegates drawn from Skal Clubs globally. The Skal Club is comprised of owners and top management in the hotels, airlines, tour operators and travel agents from all over […]

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Nigerian Travel Agents protest as Spanish Embassy rejects visa applications for Skal meeting

By Ajibola Amzat THE National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA) has criticized the Spanish Embassy over its “racist” treatment of Nigerians who seek to travel to Spain. In an -mail sent to The Guardian recently, NANTA accused the Spanish Embassy of collecting visa fees from Nigerians without refunding such fees when the applications are rejected, describing such practice as […]

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