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WORLD TOURISM DAY 2020: Tourism and rural development on focus

As the yearly celebration of the World Tourism Day holds tomorrow across the world, especially in countries where tourism is taken as serious business, four countries will be of major interest to many people. These countries are: Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil and Paraguay as well as Chile, which has an observer status at the UNWTO. According […]

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OLUGBENGA SUNDAY: My first experience in hospitality industry was a huge risk

Olugbenga Sunday is the lead consultant at Tojum Hospitality, and founder of Ibarapaland Tourism Agenda and Ibarapa Tourism Club, he spoke with ANDREW IRO OKUNGBOWA on his tourism sojourn Background Olugbenga Sunday is from Idere in Ibarapa Central Local Government Area of Oyo State, he holds a Higher National Diploma in Accounting from Osun State […]

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Geoffrey Lipman inducted to the International Tourism Hall of Heroes

The International Tourism Hall of Heroes has boosted its ranks with the induction of its fourth member, Professor Geoffrey Lipman, who is the president of the International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP). According to a report by Eturbonews.com, he was awarded the Golden Seal of the Safer Tourism Seal initiative for his leadership and achievements […]

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LTI reveals world’s best luxury hotel brands 2020

This is not just another world’s best list. Luxury Travel Intelligence (LTI) has taken the past 12 months to apply the perfect assessment process – a rigorously defined algorithm that measures the performance and values of luxury hotel brands. Our algorithm includes 123 touch points relevant to the luxury hotel sector. Each has its own […]

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Uganda set to reopen tourism industry

Uganda is set to welcome tourists ahead of the scheduled reopening of its borders and the Entebbe International Airport on October 1. Eturbonews.com reports that this development was made known by the country’s President, Yoweri Museveni, in a televised address. The president disclosed that restrictions on tourists shall be lifted provided they test negative for […]

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UNWTO: Over 50% of global destinations ease travel restrictions

A majority of destinations around the world (53%) have now started easing travel restrictions introduced in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Though many remain cautious in view of the development of the pandemic, the seventh edition of the UNWTO “COVID-19 Related Travel Restrictions: A Global Review for Tourism” confirms the ongoing trend towards the gradual […]

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Tourism Master Plan: Lagos State Tourism Commissioner commends FTAN

The Lagos State Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile -Yusuf, has commended the Lagos State chapter of the Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN), on its commitment to developing and promoting the state tourism even as she expressed delight and appreciation over their dedication in reviewing the state tourism master plan. […]

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Scientists: Travelling makes people much happier than any material wealth

Why do many people go shopping the minute they have money in their wallets? Material wealth brings you happiness, albeit temporarily. Only a few days after a new purchase, the thrill, pleasure, and enjoyment you felt begins to fade. It turns out that as soon as you get used to your new purchase, your level […]

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COVID -19: Don’t count on airlines to fully recover for 3 years, Delta CEO

It could have been worse. Delta Airlines reported $8.6billion in first quarter revenue, but demand fell by 95% in April. The second quarter could be way uglier even after the airline cuts its schedule by 85%. Air travel will not rebound to pre-pandemic levels for another three years, Delta Airlines Chief Executive Officer, Ed Bastian, […]

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Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria’s AGM holds on Sept 29

The Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN), which is the umbrella body for private sector operators in tourism, has announced the hosting of its annual general meeting for this year to hold on September 29 through webinar conference owing to the restriction of large gathering in the country. According to the President of the […]