Home / Business & Economy / Travel and Tours / SAA partners RadissonBlu Hotel to promote domestic tourism in Nigeria
L:R Ohis Ehimiaghe, Regional Manager, North West & Central Africa; Kemi Leke-Bamtefa, National Sales Manager; both of South African Airways and Wellington Mpofu, RadissonBlu Anchorage Hotel Lagos Director of Sales during the partnership event between SAA and RadissonBlu in Lagos.

SAA partners RadissonBlu Hotel to promote domestic tourism in Nigeria

SOUTH African Airways (SAA), has partnered RadissonBlu Anchorage Hotel Lagos in a bid to promote domestic tourism and encourage travellers to experience Lagos and Nigeria in general.

While SAA from South Africa and beyond will fly in travellers, RadissonBlu Anchorage hotel Lagos will be providing exceptional accommodation and experiential Lagos experience that aims to unlock the leisure tourism potentials of the city.

According to Kemi Leke-Bamtefa, SAA National Sales Manager, as part of 20th anniversary of South African Airways service to Nigeria, it is only imperative to as well contribute to the tourism development of the country.

“We are excited to contribute our own quota in promoting Nigeria’s domestic tourism through this partnership with RadissonBlu, a reputable hospitality brand not only in Nigeria but globally,” Kemi stated.

Wellington Mpofu, RadissonBlu Anchorage Hotel Lagos Director of Sales, said the partnership with SAA will afford the hotel the much-needed platform to overturn the notion that Nigeria is only meant for business tourism by showcasing the numerous leisure offerings of Lagos and beyond.

Nigeria travel trade are being galvanized to be the drivers of the SAA and RadissonBlu partnership. The travel trade will put together enticing domestic travel packages supported by SAA and RadissonBlu for travellers to enjoy unimaginable experiences.

In the same vein, South African Airways have supported the Institute of Directors Nigeria’s tourism and hospitality forum through sponsorship of the Institute’ s foremost event geared towards promoting tourism development in Nigeria.

At a discourse, ‘Domestic tourism a catalyst to the growth of Nigerian economy’ held in Lagos, lead speaker at the event, Senator Ben Murray-Bruce emphasised that security and infrastructure is needed to be fixed for tourism development in Nigeria.

In delivering his keynote speech, Senator Ben Murray-Bruce said, “tackling the issue of insecurity and developing requisite infrastructure is very important in attracting either local or international tourists to Nigeria to explore the numerous leisure tourism activities abundantly spread across Nigeria.”

Both events underscore South African Airways efforts in efforts in contributing to the tourism development in Nigeria

About NigerianFlightDeck

mm
Nigerianflightdeck is an online news and magazine platform reporting business stories with a bias for aviation and travel. It is borne out of the intention to inform, educate as well as alter perceptions with balanced reportage.

Check Also

Sun International strengthens Nigeria partnership with trade awards

SUN International, one of Africa’s largest hospitality group have strengthened its partnership with the Nigerian …

NATOP asks members to desist from selling Tanzanian packages till visa procedure is clarified

PRESIDENT of National Association of Tour Operators ( NATOP), Hajia Bilkisu Abdul has asked Nigerian …

Akwaaba Travel Market partners ADWT for Africa -Africa Diaspora Tourism event in 2019

ORGANISERS of Akwaaba African Travel Market have will be collaborating with US-based Africa Diaspora Awards …

Nigeria@58: RadissonBlu Anchorage Lagos offers 25 per cent discount

RADISSONBLU Anchorage Hotel Lagos is giving guests 25 percent discount on rooms and suites for …

Van Vicker to man Ghana Tourism Stand at Akwaaba Travel Market

GHANA Tourism Authority will storm Lagos with a cast of Top Tourism Products led by …

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this:
Skip to toolbar