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ATA’s 41st Annual World Tourism Conference Showcas

Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Kigali, Rwanda ndash; September 5, 2017: The Africa Travel Association (ATA) hosted the 41st Annual World Tourism Conference in Kigali, Rwanda from August 28-31, 2017. The conference, which was developed to promote tourism as an engine for economic growth across Africa, was attended b ...

Africa’s hospitality industry rises - says leading hotel consultancy

Tuesday, September 5, 2017
The face of Africa rsquo;s tourism and hospitality sector has transformed almost completely from what was once known as the lsquo;dark continent rsquo; whose narrative was riddled with stories of famine, poverty and political instability to lsquo;Africa is open for business rsquo; and home to some ...

41st Annual World Tourism Conference: H.E. Paul Kagame Confirms Attendance

Monday, August 28, 2017
Corporate Council on Africa is honored to announce that H.E. Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda, will deliver the keynote address at the opening ceremony of the 41st Annual World Tourism Conference in Kigali, Rwanda. ...

5 Unwritten Cultural Rules of The Yorubas

Tuesday, August 22, 2017
The Yorubas are one of the major ethnic groups in Nigeria. They are mainly found in the South-Western part of the country. They are popular for two things-education and culture. In this case, we want to focus on the later which is culture. Although almost all ethnic groups in Nigeria are cultural ...

Osun Osogbo festival grand finale kicks off

Friday, August 18, 2017
The grand finale of Osun Osogbo festival which started two weeks ago is in now in full force as residents of the State have trooped out to celebrate the annual festival held at the Osun grove. Traditional worshippers and diviners from various countries are also around to grace the occasion. Th ...

Five Beautiful Things About The Fulanis

Thursday, August 3, 2017
One of the most malign ethnic groups in Nigeria is the Fulanis of Northern Nigeria. The news that makes headlines about them are their clashes with farmers. Thus, many Nigerians have the wrong perception about them. As such, Jumia Travel , the leading online travel agency shares 5 beautiful things a ...

5 Signs Your Visa Application Will Be Rejected

Wednesday, July 26, 2017
The process for applying for a visa is very exhausting and rigorous. Hence, it will leave a sour taste in the mouth after serious planning, submitting and been interviewed for a visa, you end up being denied. As such, if you are about to make your visa application, then you should look out for these ...

5 Compulsory Tech Accessories For Young Travelers

Friday, July 14, 2017
Being comfortable on your business or leisure travel is essential even though it may not be 100%. A way to guarantee some degree of comfort is the use of tech accessories. The fact is forgetting these travel tech accessories can ruin your trip. So, these tech accessories are kind of compulsory, espe ...

4 Strange Cultural Practices Associated with Marriage In Nigeria

Thursday, July 13, 2017
Nigeria has over 250 ethnic groups. Hence, it should not surprise anyone that among these groups, there will be some strange cultural practices associated with marriage. Most times, these practices are meant to strengthen the bond of marriage and preserve its sanctity. There are the good, the bad an ...

Five Simple Tips For A Healthy Tour

Thursday, July 13, 2017
The question of distance does not arise when it comes to touring or traveling. The fact is you can never be too prepared for healthy travel. This is because traveling can disrupt your routine as you don rsquo;t have access to everything you want. Hence, it is highly probable that you will be ill. Bu ...

Facial recognition to replace passports in security overhaul at Dubai airport

Saturday, June 17, 2017
Travellers to Dubai will soon walk straight from the flight to baggage claim area as biometric tunnels will do airport checks at the Dubai airport. Earlier this month, Dubai announced that passengers departing from Dubai International Airport can now use their smart phones at the smart gates inst ...

Terrorism Is The Bane Of Africa’s Tourism Growth - Report

Friday, May 26, 2017
Lagos, Nigeria, 26 May 2017: The 2017 Jumia Travel hospitality report on the African continent has identified terrorism as the biggest bane of the continent rsquo;s travel and tourism sector, and countries such as Nigeria, Kenya, Tunisia, Mali, Burkina Faso, C ocirc;te d rsquo;Ivoire and Egypt ar ...

Nigeria’s Biggest Airport - All You Need To Know About Mmia

Saturday, May 20, 2017
MurtalaMuhammed International Airport, MMIA is Nigeria rsquo;s biggest and busiest airport ndash; connecting flights from states across Nigeria and cities all over the world. It was established during WWII in 1945 and has kept growing ever since. Known first as Lagos Airport, it was renamed Murt ...
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