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Ooni of Ife wins the first Africa Travel 100 Award
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At the sidelines of the launch of the Oduduwa Museum unveiled at the Brazilian Embassy in Lagos the organisers of Akwaaba African Travel Market presented His Royal Majesty the Ooni of Ife with the First Africa Travel 100 Global Personalities award.
The Ooni of Ife His Royal Majesty Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, who is the Special guest of honour for the African Diaspora Tourism conference holding at the 15th Akwaaba Travel Market is the Custodian of 15 Famous Festivals among which the world Famous Olojo Festival in October. The Africa Travel 100 Awards now in her 18th year, has recognized over the years leaders, industry practitioners and the government officials who have promoted tourism and improved travel using unique platforms and new information.
A recent report from TOP HOTEL CONSTRUCTION finds that Egypt is the country with the most active project pipeline on the entire African continent, with currently 55 projects in the pipeline, which is nearly double that of the next closest country, Morocco with 36 hotels on the boards. This likely means Africa’s hospitality boom is being powered in part by the rise …
Ethiopian Airlines records a 17% increase in operating revenue
Ethiopian Airlines said it recorded a 17 percent increase in operating revenue in the year to the end of June and an increase in passenger numbers by 14 percent. The rise in passenger numbers helped to counterbalance the effect of higher fuel costs, which stood at about 25 percent, according to the company which spoke to Reuters. The company said…
Morocco will host the upcoming 24th General Assembly of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in 2021. The decision was taken on Thursday, September 12, during the 23rd General Assembly of the UNWTO, in Saint Petersburg, Russia. The selection of Morocco as a host came after the …