Runsewe urges NANTA to brace up for cultural promotion, as NCAA DG assures of robust relationship, partnership

Director General National Council for Arts and Culture, NCAC, Otunba Segun Runsewe has called on the members of the national association of Nigeria Travel Agencies, NANTA, to wake up and embrace the promotion and marketing of the rich Nigerian culture. He explained that Nigeria culture is one of the oldest in the world, and needs marketing communication initiatives that could unveil its iconic content and context to the world yet to experience the fullness of its diversity. ” Under of our National Festival of Arts and Culture, ( NAFEST), we…

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Lai Mohammed advocates digital technology to strengthen industry manpower capacity

Photo Caption: Director General, National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR), Alhaji Nura Kangiwa (right) welcoming the Director General, Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC), Mr Folorunsho Coker, representative of the Hon. Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed at the occasion of Institute’s Annual Master Lecture Series held at the Abuja International Conference Centre, Abuja recently. The minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has called on operators and practitioners in the Nigerian Travel-Tourism and Hospitality industry to seize the opportunity occasioned by the Covid-19 Global pandemic to…

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NCAC, FTAN collaborate to move association, industry higher

The newly elected Executive of the Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN) have been assured of a greater cooperation to move the association to higher heights. The director general, National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Olusegun Runsewe gave the assurance in Abuja today when the newly elected Executive of the Federation paid him a courtesy call in his office. The director general who felt highly honoured said the visit which was timely, attested that NCAC is a dependable ally in the movement to change the narratives in the…

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Lagos Marriott Hotel Ikeja announces opening of iconic Isade Spa

Marriott Hotel Ikeja, Lagos has officially announced the grand launch of its exceptional Isade Spa. The hotel’s ultramodern SPA facility reflects cutting edge Spa aesthetics within intuitively designed spaces. According to the general manager for the Hotel, Rudi Janse Van Rensburg: “We have put a lot of thought, planning and passion into launching our Isade SPA. We offer a state of the art product where our customers; made up of today’s travelers- are sufficiently inspired by our thoughtful spaces and our unique offerings which rejuvenate the body and relax the…

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Wonders of Africa Conference: Tourism stakeholders harp on proper packaging of Nigeria’s tourism sites

Tourism stakeholders have harped on the need for proper packaging of Nigeria’s tourism sites as Wonders of Africa Zoom Conference resumes The Wonders of Africa Zoom Conference threw up a lot of excitement among tourism enthusiasts last year 2020 resumed with renewed vigour from stakeholders after a long pause. The Wonders of Africa Zoom Conference was created to inspire intra-African travel, while revitalizing and revolutionizing the tourism industry on the continent and encouraging domestic tourism in the continent. The zoom conference kicked off with the organiser, Ambassador Ikechi Uko, welcoming…

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NCAC holds training on reportage of rape for Nigerian Journalists

Photo Caption: R – L: Femi Adesina, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media, Otunba Olusegun Runsewe, director general, NCAC and RT. Hon. Abike Erewa Dabiri, Chairman Nigerian in Diaspora Commission at the Capacity Building for Journalists on reporting Rape organised by the National Council for Arts and Culture A one day training programme on professional reportage of rape has been held for Nigerian Journalists on the crime beat. The training program which was held by the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) in collaboration with Nigerian Television…

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NATOP 2021 AGM: Akwa Ibom promotes state as choice destination for travel, tourism

Akwa Ibom state government is leaving no stone unturned in promoting the state as a choice destination for travel and tourism in Nigeria. The state is living up to expectations in providing the infrastructural backbone needed to make tourism thrive. These infrastructural backbone include good road networks, functional airport and airline, accessibility to tourism sites among others. Apart from its untapped tourism potential, the state can boast of an array of sumptuous delicacies. Akwa Ibom is no doubt blessed with abundant human, natural resources and rich cultural heritage. To tap…

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Runsewe commends Gov Oyetola on Osun Adire Day

Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) Otunba Segun Runsewe, says the reawakening of cultural fashion by Osun state governor, Gboyega Oyetola, deserves national accolades. From August 27, Governor Oyetola has made it compulsory for all public and civil servants to wear the osun state variant of local Adire fabric, known as “Adire Eleko” to work as a way to revive the dying Cultural fashion of the people, noted for their artistic and Cultural tourism endowments. Otunba Segun Runsewe who is also the President, Africa region of the…

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Twins Tourism congratulates Nkereuwem Onung on election as FTAN President

The Most Famous Twins in African Tourism and Founders of Twins Tourism, Ambassadors Taiwo and Kehinde Oguntoye has praised the emergence of Chief Nkereuwem Onung as the newly elected President of the Federation of Tourism Association of Nigeria (FTAN) and his executive at the 2021 Annual General Meeting and Election held on Thursday in Abuja. According to the statement personally signed by the initiators of World Twins Festival, Oguntoye Twins said the election of the CEO of Remlords Tours is a right decision towards the right direction for the progress…

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FTAN inaugurates 3 man committee to probe finances of Lagos chapter

.. Appeals to new exco to honour Runsewe with dignified award The Chairman Board of Trustees of the Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria, FTAN, Chief Samuel Alabi has set up a three member committee to review the finances of Lagos State chapter of FTAN. Chief Alabi said the three man committee will look at the activities of Lagos FTAN, its mandate and how it was able to open and run account without the knowledge of the Federation. Speaking before the FTAN delegates election in Abuja, Alabi frowned at the…

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