Africa: Gov. Ayade, Air Peace MD Onyema and Ekezie of Wakanow win Man of the Year Awards

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Gov. Ayade, Air Peace MD Onyema and Ekezie of Wakanow win Man of the Year Awards Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has won the Atqnews Tourism Man of the Year award for 2016, this is as the CEO of Air Peace, Mr. Allen Onyema also emerged the Aviation Man of the year while Mr. Obinna Ekezie, Managing Director […]

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Tourism: New NTDC boss meets Stakeholders and media in Lagos, asks for collaboration

New NTDC boss meets Stakeholders and media in Lagos, asks for collaboration By Renn Offor Mrs. Mariel Rae-Omoh, the acting Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC), has charged Tourism Stakeholders and the media to rise up and support NTDC and herself in a new era which, according to her, she has set out with the intention […]

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Africa: Recession and price gaming has made customers more abusive in Nigeria – report says

Recession and price gaming has made customers more abusive in Nigeria – report says -predicts 7.3% decline in tourism contribution to the GDP, if negative impact on tourism’s downward spiral is not quickly arrested -2016, there were 61 new hotels with 10,222 rooms added in Nigeria By Renn Offor Jumia Travels has released its annual Nigerian Hospitality Report for 2017 […]

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Tourism: Cruise tourists book more often with travel agencies and spend more money

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IPK International and ITB Berlin examine cruise tourism trends – Europe accounts for around one-third of the market – above-average bookings with travel agencies. In recent years cruises have become a boom segment of the travel industry. In 2015, around 22 million cruises were undertaken worldwide, so that compared to the previous year the cruise market grew by around three […]

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African aviation: The Many Woes of EgyptAir

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By Friday Nwosu These are certainly not the best of times for one of Africa’s largest carriers-EgyptAir, as Egypt’s national carrier continues to struggle with the challenge of terrorism which has been trailing its operations. The Star Alliance member has been finding it difficult to shake off terrorist groups of its tail. Egypt Air known for its frequent hijack cases […]

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NANTA pays courtesy visit to IATA Lagos

By Renn Offor National Association of Nigerian Travel Agencies (NANTA), led by its National President, Bernard Bankole with some executives paid a courtesy visit to the Lagos office of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) on Tues day. The visit is part of the continued effort of the travel association’s new leadership to renew the relationship it has enjoyed for […]

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