Ogun State shines at INAC expo focal on Ankara economy

Ogun State contingent, put up a fantastic Cultural show of force, Thursday night in Abuja, at the ongoing International Arts and Crafts Expo, pulled all strings, showcasing its rich Ankara and Batik fabric economy, spiced with gastronomical outing of the famed Ofada Rice, to the delight of participants and invited dignitaries. Olusegun Olaotan, Permanent Secretary, Ogun state Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, took to the expo podium to recast the diversity of the state rich Cultural tourism Endowments, from Ankara fabrics, natural resources, rich flora and fauna ecosystem and…

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Air Peace clinches second safety performance award in 3 months

Air Peace has been recognised with the Distinguished Safety Performance Award by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, in Kaduna on Thursday, October 14, 2021. The award presented by the Kaduna Airport manager and chairperson, Airport Safety Committee, Kaduna International Airport, Mrs Amina Ozi-Salami (DGM), is in recognition of Air Peace’s consistent commitment to safety with records of zero accident/serious incident at the Kaduna International Airport. In reaction, the Spokesperson of the airline, Stanley Olisa, expressed gratitude to the airport authorities for the award, adding that it further accentuates…

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NCAC DG extols virtues of Professor Sule Bello, expresses sadness over his demise

The Director General of the National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Segun Runsewe has extolled the virtues of Professor Sule Bello, a foremost Professor of History who passed on to eternal glory on Sunday. Otunba Runsewe in his condolence message to the family of Professor Bello described his death as not only painful but also very sad. The NCAC boss said that he was a great Historian, World Class Intellectual and a patriotic Nigerian, adding that the gap his death has created will be very difficult to fill. Otunba…

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President Buhari commends Runsewe on Treasures of Nigerian Culture Exhibition

A very rich diverse exhibition of Nigerian Cultural tourism engagements, captured as Treasures of our country, received Plaudits from President Muhamandu Buhari at the Banquet hall of the Presidential villa, Abuja, Thursday night. President Buhari, accompanied on the historic inspection by Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, Senate President, Ahmed lawan, , Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, Secretary to the Federal Government, Boss Mustapha and Niyi Adebayo, Minister of Trade, commended the Director General National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) Otunba Segun Runsewe, who conducted the President and his team…

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Emir of Kano tasks NANTA to develop Kano into tourism destination, assures of support

The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero, has promised to assist National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA), to rebrand Kano as a veritable cultural tourism destination on the West Coast of Africa. His Royal Highness who received the President of NANTA, Mrs Susan Akporiaye and her delegation on a courtesy visit to the palace, on Tuesday, disclosed that Kano historically is at centre of Trans Sahara trade and tourism, hence deserve the support of NANTA and foreign airlines to blossom again despite the challenges of covid 19 pandemic.…

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WTD 2021: FTAN to work with FG to reinvent wheel of tourism business in Nigeria – Onung, FTAN president

As Nigeria joined the rest of the Tourism World to celebrate the United Nations World Tourism Day, President, Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN), Mr Nkerewuem Onung says the new normal has revealed the need for strategic action plan which must bring tourism stakeholders together and create project (s) that will to the benefit of all. Nkerewuem who spoke at the sidelines of the event, which is hosted by Kebbi state government in collaboration with National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR), noted the Federation under his watch, would…

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FTAN Lagos partners LASG Ministry of Tourism on World Tourism Day celebration

The Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria, (FTAN) and Lagos State Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, will on Monday, 27th September, 2021, join other tourism enthusiasts across the world to celebrate the annual World Tourism Day with the theme “Tourism For Inclusive Growth”. Speaking on the theme for this year’s annual celebration, which is the 42nd edition, the Lagos State Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf, said that the State Government will leverage on the celebration to meet and share innovative ideas and strategies with its…

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New dawn for tourism as FTAN honours Runsewe with Nigerian Tourism and Culture Brand Icon Award

It was a night of glowing tributes to a tourism, art and culture icon, Otunba Segun Runsewe, the Director General of the National Council for Art and Culture, NCAC, who was honoured by the Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria, FTAN, with the Nigerian Tourism And Culture Brand Icon Award for his immense contribution to the growth and development of tourism in Nigeria. Runsewe was honoured with the first award instituted by FTAN for achievers in the the tourism and culture industry in Nigeria at a well attended and colourful…

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Sheraton Lagos Hotel appoints Enwefah new cluster director of human resources

Sheraton Lagos Hotel has announced the arrival of their new cluster director of human resources, Dr. Jason Enwefah. According to Rex A.G.Nijhof, the cluster general manager for Sheraton Lagos Hotel and Sheraton, Abuja Hotel, “Dr. Jason Enwefah is an exceptionally experienced and versatile professional – with an accumulated total of 20 years practice in Human Resources, Strategy Development and Project Management. Jason has previously acquired extensive experience working for notable blue-chip Organizations, both locally and internationally – such as the Cardiff Business School (UK); GTBank Plc; Vic Lawrence & Associates; Accenture;…

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Sheraton Abuja set to excite patrons during Independence weekend celebrations

The Hotel manager for Sheraton Abuja Hotel has announced that a delightful independence celebratory weekend experience awaits its esteemed visitors, guests and residents within the F.C.T. Abuja. According to the hotel manager, Grace Acheampong: “We have a truly inspiring Independence weekend planned for everyone with the perfect ambience to bring in the October 1st Nigerian festive spirit. This comes full on with unbeatable room rate deals, delicious meal offerings and exciting activities and menu options to make this weekend truly unforgettable for families and friends. We encourage you to drop…

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