NIGERIA’S BUHARI ‘BROKE PROMISE TO END MEDICAL TOURISM’

A leading Nigerian doctor has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of reneging on a promise to end “medical tourism” by seeking treatment in the UK. Nigerians spent $1bn (£690m) on foreign medical trips in 2013, most of which was unnecessary, said Dr Osahon Enabulele. Nigerian politicians were mostly treated by Nigerian doctors in the More...

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By editor On Monday, February 29th, 2016
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EAST AFRICA: EA LAUNCHES FIRST TRAVEL DOCUMENT

Arusha — President John Magufuli will be joining his four counterparts from Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda and Burundi in launching the first community travel document here on Wednesday. The new digitalised and machine- More...

By editor On Wednesday, February 24th, 2016
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Fed up of dirty tourist destinations? This new mobile application might help The Indian government has come up with a mobile application for maintaining the cleanliness of popular tourist destinations within More...

By editor On Monday, February 22nd, 2016
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TOURISM DEVT: EGYPT SHARES EXPERTISE, EXPERIENCE WITH NIGERIA

Nigeria is currently not enjoying the best of times. The nation’s economy has been adversely affected by the current dwindling oil prices and inadequate non-oil revenue capacity over the years. The need for More...

By editor On Wednesday, August 26th, 2015
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TOURISM INFORMATION DESK NOW AT ENUGU AIRPORT

In furtherance of its campaign for the promotion of domestic tourism, the management of Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) in partnership with Viko Group of Companies Limited has opened yet another More...

By editor On Tuesday, August 18th, 2015
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6 REASONS WHY LAGOS IS THE WORLD’S CRAZIEST CITY

With a population of over 21 million people, Lagos is Africa’s fastest growing city and the 7th fastest in the world. With it’s dynamism, tenacity and unique energy that pulsates through it, Lagos is certainly More...

By editor On Monday, July 27th, 2015
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EIGHT ANNOYING QUESTIONS NIGERIAN AIRPORT OFFICIALS ASK INTERNATIONAL TRAVELLERS

Travelling out of Nigeria can be herculean. Sometimes, not because you’ve got your documentation wrong, but the silly profiling officials at the airport try to make you go through at every desk. Everyone you More...

By editor On Wednesday, May 6th, 2015
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HOW GOOGLE’S DIGITAL TOOLS IMPROVE TRAVEL EXPERIENCE

  The use of information communication technology, ICT has in no small measure, changed the socio-economic fortunes of people all over the world. Using Google digital maps in navigation is a good example of More...

By editor On Tuesday, April 28th, 2015
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EXPERT URGES TRAVEL AGENTS TO EMBRACE TECHNOLOGY, INNOVATION IN BUSINESS

President and Chief Executive Officer, Sabre Travel Network West Africa, Mr. Gbenga Olowo, has urged travel agents in the country to embrace the use of technology, innovation and collaboration to thrive and succeed More...

By editor On Monday, March 30th, 2015
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BAHAMAS LEAD 22ND ANNUAL WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS NOMINATIONS

The Islands Of The Bahamas are very excited to be nominated in 9 different categories in the 22nd World Travel Awards in the following categories: “Caribbean’s Leading Beach Destination,” “Caribbean’s More...