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Transcorp Hilton Abuja honoured at World Travel Awards

Transcorp Hilton Abuja honoured at World Travel Awards

Transcorp Hilton Abuja has been honoured with five awards by the voters of the 23rd World Travel Awards for the second year in a row. The hotel, which is owned by Transcript Hotels, the hospitality subsidiary of Transnational Corporation of Nigeria, emerged winner of the prestigious World Travel Awards for Africa’s Leading Business Hotel, Nigeria’s Leading Business Hotel, Nigeria’s Leading Hotel, Nigeria’s Leading MICE Hotel and Nigeria’s Leading Hotel Suite (the Presidential Suite) at the Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony.

Arik Air increases frequency on Lagos-Dakar route

Arik Air increases frequency on Lagos-Dakar route

19th Feb 2016 Airline News

Arik Air is increasing its frequency on the Lagos-Dakar route to a daily service, up from six weekly flights. The new schedule, which will operate from February 22nd, will operate with four of the Lagos-Dakar flights routed via Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire instead of the previous routing via Banjul.

Mövenpick Hotels moves into Nigeria with Abuja property

Mövenpick Hotels moves into Nigeria with Abuja property

4th Oct 2015 Hotel News Tourism News

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has revealed plans to open its first property in Nigeria, the largest economy in Africa. The company has signed a landmark deal with Queen Amina Garden Ventures, a wholly owned subsidiary of Urban Shelter, a prominent Nigerian property development company, to manage the 250-key Mövenpick Hotel and Conference Centre Abuja, marking another milestone in its ambitious African expansion strategy.

Transcorp Hilton Abuja honoured by World Travel Awards

Transcorp Hilton Abuja honoured by World Travel Awards

Transcorp Hilton Abuja has been honoured with an unprecedented five awards by the voters of the World Travel Awards. The hotel, which is owned by Transcorp Hotels, the hospitality subsidiary of Transnational Corporation of Nigeria, was recognised during the Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2015, hosted by Kempinski Seychelles Resort in Baie Lazare, Seychelles.

Nigeria outlines plans for new national flag-carrier

Nigeria outlines plans for new national flag-carrier

1st Oct 2014 Airline News

Nigerian aviation minister Osita Chidoka has revealed plans to invest upward of $2 billion in the creation of a national airline for the country. In an interview with Bloomberg TV Africa Chidoka explained talks had begun with private investors to create the airline and boost the country’s aviation infrastructure.

Emirates launches new flights to Nigerian capital, Abuja

Emirates launches new flights to Nigerian capital, Abuja

7th Aug 2014 Airline News

Emirates has now connected Abuja to its worldwide network, making the Nigerian capital the airline’s 26th destination in Africa and its 144th worldwide. Emirates flight EK785 landed at Abuja’s Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport earlier, marking the start of the airline’s daily service to its second destination in Nigeria.

Ethiopian Airlines improves Nigeria connections with Kano flight

Ethiopian Airlines improves Nigeria connections with Kano flight

30th Apr 2014 Airline News

Ethiopian Airlines will launch four weekly flights to Kano, Nigeria, from May 24th, 2014. Located in the north of the country, Kano is the second largest city in Nigeria. Kano will be the fourth city in Nigeria served by Ethiopian Airlines, joining Ethiopian’s current service to Abuja, the capital of Nigeria; Lagos, Nigeria’s largest city; and Enugu.

Nigeria introduces tourist visa card

Nigeria introduces tourist visa card

The International Coalition of Tourism Partners has sent a congratulatory message to their member destination Nigeria for introducing tourist visa card to ease the burden of tourists carrying cash while in Nigeria and a biometric registration system for the tourism industry workers. This follows a meeting at FITUR between Otunba Olusegun Runsewe, director general of the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation and minister Alain St. Ange of the Seychelles.

Seychelles and Nigeria Tourism agree to find ways to work together

Seychelles and Nigeria Tourism agree to find ways to work together

13th Nov 2012 Press Release Tourism News

Mr Otumba Segun Runsewe the Director General of the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation and Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism have agreed to find ways to work together now that both countries are part of the ICTP (International Council of Tourism Partners).