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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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Ethiopian Airlines announces free transit tour to transit passengers

FROM February 1, 2019 Ethiopian Airlines, has announced to its customers worldwide that it has extended free transit tour to global passengers . The new complimentary city tour package organized by ET Holidays, the tour operator wing of Ethiopian Airlines, takes transiting passengers with 6 to 8 hours’ time in …

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Sun International strengthens Nigeria partnership with trade awards

SUN International, one of Africa’s largest hospitality group have strengthened its partnership with the Nigerian travel trade through award recognition of outstanding performance. In a lifestyle cruise event held along the Lagos waterways, Sun International awarded top and loyal travel agents who have been selling the brand for the past …

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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 Tour Operators to stop selling Tanzanian Tour Packages for now until the New Visa Procedure is clarified. This is against the deportation of Nigerian tourists by Tanzanian Immigration Authorities. Until October 7th Nigerians travelled to …

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