Author Archives: African Travels

Lagos Keen On Marketing Its Tourism Values Global

The administration of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode is very keen on marketing the tourism values of Lagos State to business and leisure travellers across the globe. This strategy is expected to be driven by the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture and will in essence necessitates positioning of the State tourism potentials for better respect and appreciation by different segments of the tourism market.

JUMIA Confirms Jury For It Travel Awards

The organising committee of the Nigeria Travel Awards, organised by Jumia Travel, has announced the appointment of Folorunsho Coker, Director-General, Nigeria Tourism Development Corporation [NTDC] as a jury member for the 2nd edition of the Awards. Others include Michael Balogun, CEO Tour2Nigeria; Babatunde Onibudo, MD, Pearlwort Hotel; and Omolara Adagunodo, MD, Jumia Travel.

Single African Sky About To Be Launched In Addis Ababa By The African Union

The African Union Commission is set to launch the first AU Agenda 2063 Flagship project, the Single African Air Transport Market [SAATM[, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on 28th January 2018 as a historic event at the African Union Summit, nearly two decades after the adoption of the 1999 Yamoussoukro Decision.

Steve Now Lagos Commissioner For Tourism, Arts and Culture

Steve Ayorinde has been named the new Lagos Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture in a major cabinet reshuffle by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, the first since his administration began three years ago.

Kenya Airways Starts Ticket Sales For Its Non-Stop Daily Flight To New York

Kenya Airways today marks a great milestone with the launch of a non-stop flight from Nairobi to New York. The national carrier starts selling today tickets for the inaugural flight which is scheduled for October 28th this year.