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Finchglow Travels call on TMCs to diversify, train trade partners

Opens new office to ease transaction in Abuja TRAVEL Management Company (TMC), Finchglow Travels, has emphasized the need for embrace technology and to upgrade the operations of travel agencies in the country as it trained trade partners in Abuja recently. This is just as Finchglow Travels  opened  another branch in …

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NANTA hosts KATA in Lagos to discuss mutual opportunities for both agencies

NATIONAL Association of Nigerian Travel Agencies (NANTA) will play host to executive members of the Kenya Association of Travel Agencies (KATA) on Thursday, August 8, 2019 on a familiarization visit in Lagos and discuss opportunities for collaboration between the two Associations. KATA’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Nicanor Sabula and Hon. …

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SAA, Emotions DMC promote destination Mauritius in Nigeria

SOUTH AFRICAN AIRWAYS (SAA) Nigeria is partnering a destination management company, Emotions DMC, to woo travel agencies in the country to sell destination Mauritius to Nigerian travellers. The partnership deal was signed at a workshop for top-selling travel agents in Lagos which was organized by Africa’s leading Airline, South African …

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5th Accra Weizo 2019 Tourism Fair: Over 70 foreign delegates confirm attendance

OVER 70 foreign delegates from Nigeria, Uganda, South Africa, Benin and Togo will Join Travel and Tourism players from Ghana at the 5th Accra Weizo 2019, the West Africa Tourism and Travel fair. The Accra Weizo which organized in partnership with the Ghana Tourism Authority, GTA, will take place at …

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Delta, Air France-KLM mark 10th trans-Atlantic partnership anniversary

DELTA AIR LINES, Air France and KLM are celebrating 10 years of their successful trans-Atlantic cooperation, a partnership that has continued to lead the industry and set a trend for others to follow. Over the past decade, together the airlines have soared to new heights as they opened up new …

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ATQ to recognize top conference centres, three tourism events in West Africa

ATQ opens nominations for 2019 Balafon West African Travel and Tourism Awards as part of the annual travel event Accra Weizo, Atqnews will host the awards of the 2019 edition. In 2017, it hosted the awards for ‘Top 100 Tourism personalities in West Africa’ and at the 2018 edition it …

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Akwaaba African Travel Market, Caribbean Tourism Organisation inks partnership at London AGM

AFRICAN Travel Market, Akwaaba, has concluded a partnership deal with the Caribbean Tourism Organisation for this year’s event slated for September 2019. The partnership was signed last year at the World Travel Market held in London. The Caribbean Tourism Organisation is the board that represents the tourism board of the …

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Tourism needs culture to reach full potential in Nigeria-Otunba Runsewe

DIRECTOR General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Olusegun Runsewe has said that the rich and expansive cultural asset of Nigeria as a nation, has the capacity of sustaining a robust tourism industry Runsewe, who doubles as President of the World Craft Council African Region, made this known …

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Emirates gives Nigerians special offers with hotel stay

EMIRATES, is enhancing the travel experience of Nigerian travellers by offering complimentary hotel stay with the new special offer across its First, Business and Economy Class cabins, the offer also includes Skywards bonus miles. The special offer will commence March 26th till April 3rd 2019, while travel dates is scheduled …

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Travel agencies are going into extinction as bookings decline 3.5 million in 2018 , ART declares

"Since 2014, in the last  5-6 years, the full booking that has been coming in year on year has been declining 7%, 5% and it has declined 3.5million bookings by 2018. This decline simply means our downstream sector is already seeing extinction and it concerns aviation round table.

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