Author Archives: African Travels

Georgian Zurab Confirmed UNWTO Sec Gen, As Nigeria Emerged VP General Assembly

Zurab Pololikashvili, current Ambassador of Georgia to Spain, Morocco, Algeria and Andorra, has been appointed Secretary General of the World Tourism Organization [UNWTO] for the period 2018-2021.

13th Akwaaba Travel Fair Opens Today In Lagos

Akwaaba Travel Market, the biggest travel and tourism fair in West Africa, opens today Sunday 10th of September 2017. The fair in its 13th edition, is a three-day event holding at the prestigious Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Marriott International Scoops Two Major Industry Awards in South Africa

Voted Best Business Hotel Group and Best International Hotel Group at the Business Traveller Africa Awards 2017

Entrenching its position in Sub-Saharan Africa as a leading hospitality provider in the region, Marriott International [www.Marriott.com] bagged two major hotel category awards at the Business Traveler Africa Awards for 2017, recently held in Cape Town.

Ethiopian Airlines In Talks To Take Over Nigeria’s Arik Air

Ethiopian Airlines, which is Africa’s most profitable carrier, is negotiating with the Nigerian government to take over management of the recently bankrupted Arik Air, a senior Addis Ababa official has confirmed today.

Nigeria Immigration Responds To African Travel Times Publication, Calls For Partnership In Service Delivery

The Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service [NIS], Muhammad Babandede MFR has responded to an article published in the AUGUST edition of our publication, AFRICAN TRAVEL TIMES MAGAZINE [PRINT EDITION] and www.africantraveltimes.com.