Daily Archives: February 5, 2016

Woodstar Hospitality Group Opens All Purpose Booking Site

Woodstar Hospitality Group, an indigenous hospitality management and marketing company has launched a new global reservation website for hotel booking and payment called woodstarhotels.com.ng.

The company founded by seasoned professionals in the hospitality and travel sector with the main aim of assisting both leisure and business travellers have access to the cheapest hotels around Africa and beyond.

Woodstarhotels.com.ng offers cheapest and provide easiest way to lodge with options for travellers to either pay on check in at the hotel, pay with their credit or debit card, or pay at the bank.

“Our mission is to constantly provide the cheapest and easiest accommodation in corporate hospitality”.
“By adopting old fashioned values, going extra mile and using cutting edge technology, we hope to bring to travellers an affordable hotel booking and reservation system”.

Ekene Nnabuihe, CEO of Woodstar Group is a hospitality professional with over 15 years of experience with expertise in Strategic Sales & Business Development for Luxury Hotels and Resorts.

With an extensive knowledge of the African luxury and travel Market. He was recently recognized with an award as one of the top executives in Nigeria tourism and hospitality industry and holds a Special Executive MBA from Metropolitan School of Business and Management, UK.

AMCON Finally Takes Over Aero Contractors

In furtherance of the statutory responsibility of acquiring Eligible Bank Assets and putting them to economic use in a profitable manner, the Asset Management Company of Nigeria [AMCON] has dissolved the Board of Aero Contractors and appointed a Manager over the affairs of the airline. AMCON is both the majority shareholder and creditor of Aero.

An Industry based management team will be put in place to provide the highest level of professional competence which would ensure a quick repositioning of the company.

The management of AMCON decided to make changes in the Management of the airline to protect the brand heritage of the airline, a very well cherished value. AMCON also maintains that its intervention is in the public interest to sustain and improve the robust and premium quality service which Aero is known for in the country.

AMCON would like to assure the regulatory authorities, the traveling public and key stakeholders that the airline will continue to operate on the solid foundation of safety and security with excellent customer service.

AMCON has also engaged a reputable accounting firm to undertake a forensic audit of the airline’s accounts over the last 5 years.

Aero Contractors is Nigeria’s oldest aviation company which commenced business in 1959, initially providing services to oil and gas sector, before venturing into fix wing operations in the year 2000.

Currently, the Asset Management Company of Nigeria [AMCON] owns 60 per cent of the company with the remaining 40% held by the Ibru family.

It currently provides aviation solutions for the oil and gas industry, in particular, and other industries in general, and combines Rotary Wing, Fixed Wing, maintenance and logistical support in one package.