Ethiopian Skylight Hotel Addis Ababa, where beauty, aesthetics re-defines hospitality

Ethiopian Skylight Hotel, Addis Ababa is a hotel where beauty and aesthetics re-defines hospitality business. The beautiful edifice is a master architectural design built to give customers something uniquely different to relax their nerves in a cozy environment . The Hotel is one of the leading hotels in Ethiopia in quality service delivery and unique product innovation, with professional expertise and reliability. The hotel offers a home away experience to customers with spectacular city view in most of the rooms. The Lobby Lounge is one of the hotel’s stylish attractions…

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Runsewe bags Culture, Tourism Man of the Year Award

The director general, National Council for Art and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Segun Runsewe, has won the prestigious Africa Travel Quarterly Magazine (ATQ) award as the Culture and Tourism Man of the Year. In a letter of notification to Runsewe by the management of the the Magazine dedicated exclusively to Africa travel narratives, it explained that the DG of NCAC who was once in the saddle as nigeria’s tourism marketer, was overwhelmingly chosen across the spectrum of its board of directors, stakeholders and Journalists across Africa as worthy of the award…

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Ethiopian Airlines plans second frequency to Lagos, set to connect city to US

The management of Ethiopian Airlines has disclosed plans by the airline for a second frequency to Lagos and also plans to connect Lagos across the Atlantic to the United States. According to the airline, these plans are subject to the approval of Nigerian government. Disclosing this to Nigeria Aviation Journalists in a recent interview at the Airline’s headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the managing director of International Services of Ethiopian Airlines, Mr. Esayas WoldeMariam Hailu, stated that the airline flies to four gateways into Nigeria, Kano, Abuja, Enugu and Lagos…

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AU implements programmes to develop, integrate Africa – Dr. Madueke

Head of African Union strategic partnerships, Bureau of the chairperson, Dr Levi Uche Madueke has disclosed that the African Union is implementing programmes to ensure Africa becomes a developed and integrated continent. Speaking with Nigeria Journalists in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia recently, Dr. Madueke stated that key among the flagship programmes the African Union is promoting is connection of the continent through the high speed train network which is going to be a huge project. He stated that projects aimed at developing Africa is structured in 10 years implementation plans. He…

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Winners of Balafon Award for Tourism in West Africa to be honoured at 5th Accra Weizo

African Travel Quarterly (ATQ) has released the list of winners of the prestigious Balafon Awards to be recognised at the annual West African tourism and travel fair, Accra Weizo.   The award winners are the best performers in the industry chosen by the publishers of Atqnews.com. ATQnews.com a member of Travel Media Group. It is the online platform for African Travel Quarterly (ATQ) and Travellers magazine , the first Travel magazine in West Africa which solely focuses on travel and tourism issues. It started publishing offline about 30 years ago.…

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ASKY/Ethiopian Airlines begin flight from Lagos to Johannesburg with over 70% load factor

ASKY/Ethiopian Airlines on Saturday commenced its inaugural flight from Lagos to Johannesburg with over 70 percent load factor Ethiopian Airlines introduced its code share flight with ASKY to South Africa, making it the only non South African Airline on the route between Nigeria and South Africa. The inaugural flight was welcomed with Water Canon Salute by men of the fire service department of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN and received by staff of ASKY and Ethiopian Airlines. The Airport Community also joined in the reception. The Flight operated…

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Ethiopian Airlines MD advices African Govts. against meddling in running of national carriers

The managing director of International Services of Ethiopian Airlines, Mr. Esayas WoldeMariam Hailu, has advised African governments to stop meddling in the day to day running of airlines, especially the national carriers, to ensure their survival. Speaking during a recent interview with Nigerian Aviation Journalists at the Airline’s headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on Tuesday, June 11, Esayas Hailu woldemariam noted that the advice has become necessary because the governments are the ones establishing national carriers. Esayas Hailu woldemariam said the African governments should not meddle in procurement, aircraft purchases,…

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Why Nigeria needs national carrier – Ethiopian Airlines MD

The managing director of International Services of Ethiopian Airlines, Mr. Esayas WoldeMariam Hailu, has outlined reasons why Nigeria needs a national carrier. Esayas Hailu woldemariam stated that Nigeria as the largest African population and also the largest economy in Africa, with very high mobility both domestically and overseas needs a national carrier. Speaking in an interview with Nigerian Aviation Journalists at the Airline’s headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on Tuesday, June 11, Esayas Hailu woldemariam stated that the airline has been participating in Nigeria’s bid to float a national carrier…

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N3.3bn Fraud: Fayose’s lawyer expresses displeasure over transfer of case to another Judge

One of the lawyers to Mr. Peter Ayodele Fayose, the former governor of Ekiti State, who is standing trial for alleged N3.3 billion, before a Federal High Court, Lagos, Mr. Olalekan Ojo, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), today, said the Court’s Chief Judge, Justice Adamu Abdul-Kafarati, committed constitutional error for transferring the case to another judge for trial.  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had commenced the trial of Fayose and his company, Spotless Limited, on an 11 count charge of alleged N3.3 billion fraud before Justice Cecilia Mojisola…

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AIB frowns over Air Peace failure to report serious incidents

… Air Peace reported incident to NCAA – Onyema The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) Nigeria has expressed its displeasure over the persistent failure of Air Peace and some other airlines to report serious incidents to the Bureau as mandated by Law. The AIB explained in a statement signed by its general manager public Affairs, Mr Tunji Oketunbi that on the 5th of June 2019, the Bureau received notification about a serious incident involving a Boeing 737-300 aircraft with Registration Marks 5N-BUK, belonging to Air Peace Limited from a passenger on-board.…

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