The Principal Partner, Akabogu and Associates, Mr. Emeka Akabogu has called on the Federal government to make a provision that would enable the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) have power of prosecution so as to effectively wage war on pirates and sea robbers operating on the nation’s waterways.
The Starwood Hotels and Resorts has appointed Mr. Chris Duncan as the General Manager for the Le Meridien Ogeyi Place Port Harcourt.
According to the hospitality group, Duncan will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the hotel and its staff.
Up until his appointment, Mr. Chris Duncan was Resident Operations Manager for the Cape Manor Hotel in Cape Town, South Africa, a position he had held since May 2013.Mr.Chris has over 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry and has filled various management positions in South Africa.
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Management of the Sheraton Lagos has announces special great offers for guests as the Valentine celebrations kick into gear this February 14.
From the alluring scents of live roses to the romantic candle light dinner, the hotel assures guests and other visitors alike of helping ‘you create an unforgettable day this Valentine.’
Tourism Industry worldwide has been affected in recent times. Several causes have led to the decrease in number of travelers in some of the popular tourist hubs across the world.
Here are some of the probable causes that encouraged lesser vacations this season.
The National Council of Managing Directors of Licensed Customs Agents (NCMDLCA) has called on the Customs Area Controller (CAC) of Apapa Area Command of the Nigerian Customs Services (NCS), Comptroller Charles Edike to identify and flush out of the command those officers who had been redeployed to other commands but refused to go to their new posts.
Emmanuel Awari Jalingo
The entire Jukun Kona in Jalingo, Taraba State, Mayo Belwa and Demsa Local Governments of Adamawa State and in the Diaspora gathered in Kona Garu, Jalingo to celebrate their annual Harvest/Thanksgiving marking the commencement of the traditional New Year.
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The First World Conference on Tourism and Culture will bring together, for the first time, Ministers of Tourism and Ministers of Culture from around the world, experts and stakeholders from both sectors to explore new models of partnership between tourism and culture (Siem Reap, Cambodia, 4-6 February 2015).
Sitting pretty on the Ilo Awela hill of the nodal town called Sango Ota, Ogun state, is the magnificent hospitality statement called Mokland Hotel. The Gold and green edifice, is a 60 bedroom structure replete with all the knack of the century facilities namely, an Olympic size swimming pool, cozy rooms, two posh restaurants, a terrace bar and two VIP bars. The hotel also has a 750 capacity events hall and several other conference rooms within the Hotel.With a wi-fi enabled environment,the hotels staff are very cultured with exceeding interpersonal skills.
The approach to tourism has changed drastically. Traditional ways have given way to innovations. The revolution of the Internet and rise of social media and websites such as Trip Advisor have resulted in e-tourism becoming a key tool in allowing businesses in the tourism industry to compete and operate on a global scale.
According to the latest United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) World Tourism Barometer international tourism, with strong results in the first nine months of the year in Europe and the Asia / Pacific region, increased by 5 per cent above the initial forecast in January and September, with some 41 million increase in the number of international tourists to destinations around the world.