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African Tourism Board applauds United Bank of Africa
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African Tourism Board applauds United Bank of Africa

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2020

The African Tourism Board, a pan-African international, intergovernmental organization founded with the vision to promote Africa's huge tourism assets as ... Read More

Nigeria suspends all movement including private jet charters
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Nigeria suspends all movement including private jet charters

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 30, 2020

Nigeria is a good market for private jet rentals, but this now came to a complete stop. There is movement ... Read More

Nigeria closed for COVID-19: African Tourism Board hailed decision
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Nigeria closed for COVID-19: African Tourism Board hailed decision

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 22, 2020

The African Tourism Board has hailed the decision of the Federal Government of Nigeria to shut down all international airports ... Read More

Nigeria Tourism and Transportation Summit: An event of Death?
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Nigeria Tourism and Transportation Summit: An event of Death?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 17, 2020

Industry and Governments now more than before need disruptive thinking, counseling, and experience to glide through this crisis, said former ... Read More

African Tourism Board promotes joint tourism promotion
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African Tourism Board promotes joint tourism promotion

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- March 6, 2020

Looking to promote Africa as the tourist destination of choice in the world, the African Tourism Board (ATB) is working ... Read More

African Tourism Board brings Nigeria and Tanzania Tourism together
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African Tourism Board brings Nigeria and Tanzania Tourism together

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 4, 2020

The African Tourism Board paid a consultative visit to the United Republic of Tanzanian High Commission in Nigeria and held ... Read More

Green Africa Airways places Africa’s largest ever Airbus A220 order
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Green Africa Airways places Africa’s largest ever Airbus A220 order

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2020

Green Africa Airways, Nigeria’s Lagos-based airline, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for 50 Airbus A220-300 aircraft, one of ... Read More

Cabo Verde Airlines launches Cabo Verde-Lagos, Nigeria flight
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Cabo Verde Airlines launches Cabo Verde-Lagos, Nigeria flight

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2019

Cabo Verde Airlines began regular flights to Lagos, Nigeria, on December 9th. The inaugural flight took place this Monday, December ... Read More

Which African country is Dubai Tourism applauding?
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Which African country is Dubai Tourism applauding?

mm Alain St.Ange- October 22, 2019

With impressive double digit growth, inbound traffic from this African nation to the Dubai grew by 28 percent year-on-year, cementing ... Read More

Nigeria Tourism to create 100 million jobs by 2028
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Nigeria Tourism to create 100 million jobs by 2028

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- October 15, 2019

Joseph Ari, the Director-General of the Industrial Training Fund (ITF)  said forecast has shown that Nigeria would be earning N12 ... Read More

Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed has big plans for Nigeria Tourism
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Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed has big plans for Nigeria Tourism

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- October 7, 2019

Transforming the creative, tourism and culture industry into Nigeria’s new oil in the next four years. Full of energy these ... Read More

Alain St.Ange from Seychelles addresses AKWAABA African Travel Market in Nigeria
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Alain St.Ange from Seychelles addresses AKWAABA African Travel Market in Nigeria

editor editor- September 24, 2019

Africa and it’s Diaspora has had a very strange relationship over the years. They need each other in a complimentary ... Read More

Nigerian Air Peace Boeing 737’s landing gear collapses on emergency landing
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Nigerian Air Peace Boeing 737’s landing gear collapses on emergency landing

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 24, 2019

A Nigerian Air Peace Boeing 737 has nearly crashed after its nose landing gear snapped during a hard landing north ... Read More

UNIGLOBE Travel expands corporate travel management service to Nigeria with the addition of St. Clare Travels
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UNIGLOBE Travel expands corporate travel management service to Nigeria with the addition of St. Clare Travels

editor editor- June 19, 2019

UNIGLOBE Travel has partnered with Nigerian corporate travel specialist St. Clare Travels to serve the burgeoning Nigerian business travel market. ... Read More

Etihad: Dream routes to South Africa, Nigeria, Italy
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Etihad: Dream routes to South Africa, Nigeria, Italy

editor editor- April 10, 2019

Etihad Airways is introducing dream routes in the form of the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on its scheduled services this summer ... Read More

Peacock Aviation taking legal action against Gambia carrier
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Peacock Aviation taking legal action against Gambia carrier

Lucky Onoriode George - eTN Nigeria Lucky Onoriode George - eTN Nigeria- March 29, 2019

Nigerian Peacock Aviation company that worked as General Sales Agency (GSA) for the Gambian Mid Africa Aviation Company Ltd. that ... Read More

Why does Nigeria’s Health Minister say no to Medical Tourism?
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Why does Nigeria’s Health Minister say no to Medical Tourism?

editor editor- March 27, 2019

Nigeria Minister of Health Isaac Adewole has challenged physicians in the country to live up to their professional calling and ... Read More

Air Peace wants plans to connect Nigeria with the world in 2019
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Air Peace wants plans to connect Nigeria with the world in 2019

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 28, 2018

Air Peace has unveiled its plan for the aviation sector in 2019 that takes the airline way beyond Nigerian borders. ... Read More

Largest aircraft deal ever for African continent announced
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Largest aircraft deal ever for African continent announced

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 22, 2018

Boeing and Lagos-based Green Africa Airways today announced a commitment for up to 100 737 MAX 8 aircraft, evenly split ... Read More

Green Africa Airways banbks on Boeing 737 MAX 8
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Green Africa Airways banbks on Boeing 737 MAX 8

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 21, 2018

Green Africa Airways today announced a commitment for up to 100 737 MAX 8 aircraft, evenly split into 50 firm ... Read More

Minister: No domestic airline filled the vacuum left by Nigeria Airways
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Minister: No domestic airline filled the vacuum left by Nigeria Airways

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 1, 2018

Nigerian Minister of State on Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, is insisting that there is urgent need for Nigeria to establish ... Read More

Nigeria grants tax exemption to tourism investors
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Nigeria grants tax exemption to tourism investors

mm Alain St.Ange- November 26, 2018

Nigeria has granted a 3-year tax exemption and export incentives to intending tourism investors. The Minister of Information and Culture, ... Read More

Nigeria’s Lucky Onoriode George joins African Tourism Board
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Nigeria’s Lucky Onoriode George joins African Tourism Board

editor editor- November 2, 2018

The African Tourism Board (ATB) is pleased to announce the appointment of Lucky Onoriode George of Nigeria to the Board. ... Read More

Radisson hotel plans in Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Morocco, Tunisia, Niger and Guinea
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Radisson hotel plans in Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Morocco, Tunisia, Niger and Guinea

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 2, 2018

Radisson Hotel Group’s growth strategy in Africa is a key initiative in Destination 2022, the Group’s five-year strategic operating plan, ... Read More

Hilton on track to more than double its footprint in Africa
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Hilton on track to more than double its footprint in Africa

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- October 1, 2018

As it continues to grow its presence in Africa by introducing new brands and entering new countries, Hilton (NYSE:HLT) today ... Read More

Ivory Coast, Ghana, Gambia, others emerge winners at African Chefs United HAAPI Festival 2018
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Ivory Coast, Ghana, Gambia, others emerge winners at African Chefs United HAAPI Festival 2018

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- September 4, 2018

The Association of Professional Chefs Nigeria in partnership with African Chefs United organized the 2018 Hospitality All African People Imbizo ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines issues press statement on Nigeria Air project
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Ethiopian Airlines issues press statement on Nigeria Air project

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 15, 2018

Ethiopian Airlines issued the following press statement today: "The Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines was misquoted by the media and ... Read More

Human development is key to sustainable tourism industry in Nigeria
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Human development is key to sustainable tourism industry in Nigeria

Lucky Onoriode George - eTN Nigeria Lucky Onoriode George - eTN Nigeria- August 7, 2018

The Hospitality and Tourism industry of Nigeria is gradually picking up in meeting the yearnings of stakeholders in the industry. Read More

West Africa hotel expansion: Nigeria, Cote d’Ivoire, Cape Verde leading
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West Africa hotel expansion: Nigeria, Cote d’Ivoire, Cape Verde leading

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 28, 2018

Nigeria holds its pole position for hotel development in West Africa despite a slight reduction on last year, according to ... Read More

African tourism ministers stress importance of tourism statistics at UNWTO event
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African tourism ministers stress importance of tourism statistics at UNWTO event

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2018

“Tourism Statistics: A Catalyst for Development”, was the theme of this year’s seminar in the context of the 61st Meeting ... Read More

UNWTO Commission for Africa meeting has 26 countries attending
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UNWTO Commission for Africa meeting has 26 countries attending

mm Alain St.Ange- June 3, 2018

Tourism ministers from 26 African countries will attend the 61st United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Commission for Africa (CAF) ... Read More

Annual National Transport Tourism Summit brings sectors together
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Annual National Transport Tourism Summit brings sectors together

Lucky Onoriode George - eTN Nigeria Lucky Onoriode George - eTN Nigeria- June 2, 2018

The maiden edition of the National Transport Tourism Summit (NTTS) was held last month at the International Conference Centre (ICC), ... Read More

Looking at the African Tourism Board with members in 26 countries
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Looking at the African Tourism Board with members in 26 countries

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 16, 2018

The African Tourism Board is a public-private partnership with one strong message. This message is to tell the world that Africa ... Read More

Unity in Diversity: Nigerian female artists change perceptions of women and Africa
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Unity in Diversity: Nigerian female artists change perceptions of women and Africa

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 10, 2018

“We have to see ourselves as part of the solution, not just as women reserved for sex or for the ... Read More

UNWTO: Supporting tourism development in Africa through better measurement
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UNWTO: Supporting tourism development in Africa through better measurement

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2018

In an effort to better measure tourism growth and development in Africa, UNWTO signed a Cooperation Agreement with the Nigeria ... Read More

18 killed in Nigerian market suicide bombing
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18 killed in Nigerian market suicide bombing

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 17, 2018

Three suicide bombers killed at least 18 people in an attack on a crowded market in Maiduguri, northern Nigeria, on ... Read More