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Nigeria accounts for less than three percent of tourists visiting Africa

The Federation of Tourism Association of Nigeria, FTAN, says that less than three per cent of tourists visiting Africa annually, choose Nigeria as their tourism destinations...

3 days ago

PwC Hotels Outlook 2017-2021: Africa's hotel sector remains resilient

Africa's hotel sector has remained resilient in the face of strong economic headwinds. South Africa's hospitality sector is poised for further growth in the next five years...

28 Jun 2017

Fastjet takes 'Best African Low-Cost Airline' title

Fastjet has been awarded the 'Best African Low-Cost Airline' title at the World Airline Awards, presented by Skytrax, at the Paris Air Show in France...

21 Jun 2017

Report shows Nigerians prefer domestic travel

Despite the security challenges in the country and with the fall in the dollar exchange rate, a lot of Nigerians preferred to travel within the country to spend their holidays at exciting tourist destinations...

1 Feb 2017

Factors stifling the growth of tourism in Africa

I was privileged to attend the 12th edition of the African Travel & Tourism Conference (Akwaaba): a gathering of travel and tourism experts in Africa...

By Olukayode Kolawole 7 Nov 2016

Hilton increases presence in Africa with Hilton Lagos Airport

Hilton has signed a management agreement to open a 350 guest room and suite hotel at Lagos' Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Nigeria, set to open in 2023...

6 Oct 2016

Hilton Worldwide announces line-up of hotel firsts for Africa

Hilton Worldwide announced new properties and extensions at AHIF. Among the new hotels agreed is Africa's first modular build hotel, Africa's tallest hotel in Nairobi, and...

4 Oct 2016

#THINCAfrica: Hotels are expanding their African footprint

Despite some short-term challenges, Africa is open for business when it comes to hotel development with hoteliers of all sizes expanding their African footprint...

7 Sep 2016

Starwood Hotels strengthens Nigerian portfolio with Four Points Benin City

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide announced the signing of Four Points Benin City - built for the modern traveler with an emphasis on approachable design and stylish comfort...

2 Sep 2016

Lessons from Seychelles for Nigeria's tourism master plan

Data is needed to help assess policies that govern future industry development and to provide knowledge to help guide successful and sustainable travel and tourism investment decisions...

By Olukayode Kolawole 30 Aug 2016

AU passport boost might see tourism become the bedrock of Nigerian economy

Nigeria's tourism and hospitality industry might overtake...

25 Aug 2016

SA Tourism workshop connects SA product owners with travel trade in Ghana

SA Tourism recently hosted a successful trade workshop in Ghana, which saw approximately 100 members of the local travel trade meeting with some of the best South African product owners...

17 Aug 2016

Infographic sheds light on Nigerian travellers

Jumia's latest infographic has revealed that women only account for 22% of the travelling population while men account for 78%...

16 Aug 2016

UK launches new 24-hour priority visa service in Nigeria

A new priority UK visa service in Nigeria allows customers to process their applications within 24 hours...

12 Aug 2016

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