Africa: How a young Nigerian entrepreneur is revolutionising travel experience with technology

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Inspired by nature, travel, technology, breathtakingly experience, sights, and sounds across the world, Adedeji Pelumi, an International Relations graduate, has achieved his goal of founding a technology-driven, travel Experience Company in Nigeria. Taking the rough path of entrepreneurship, especially at a time his generation struggle to get jobs or move up the corporate ladder, Pelumi, in his late 20s, shares […]

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Africa:‘Why local airlines lag behind in GDS, travel technology

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Low uptake of emerging technology in the air travel sector has been blamed for poor visibility and stuttering growth of local airlines in the country. The Guardian learnt that local airlines, unlike their foreign counterparts, are either unreceptive or unwilling to pay for technology like Global Distribution System (GDS) that is the in-thing in air travel business globally. GDS is […]

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Safe and seamless travel, technology and sustainability: priorities for tourism

Ensuring safe and seamless travel, enhancing the opportunities brought by technology and accelerating the shift towards a more sustainable sector are the priorities for the sector said UNWTO Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai, opening the 50th edition of ITB Berlin. (Berlin, Germany, 8 March 2016). Referring to the issue of tourism and security, he said: “Global challenges demand global solutions and tourism […]

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Nigerian Govt. plans to host maiden miniature air show

Nigeria’s government yesterday said plans were underway to host a national miniature air show festival for Nigerian inventors to showcase their ideas and products. Receiving two inventors – a plane and surveillance drone inventor in his office in Abuja – the minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu said the festival would be hosted in December. Onu, giving assurance […]

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