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Meet Nigeria’s top Travel Bloggers… It’s live! [See Photos and Full Video]

Meet Nigeria’s top Travel Bloggers… It’s live! [See Photos and Full Video]

Last Tuesday, 18th of February, 2014, numerous travel and tourism enthusiasts gathered at Four Point Sheraton Hotel in Lagos, to discuss with top Nigeria-based travel bloggers on how to promote tourism in Nigeria through story-telling, as well as to assess the impact social and digital media is having on the domestic travel, tourism and hospitality…

Lagos Clamps Down On Unregistered Hotels, Restaurants

Lagos Clamps Down On Unregistered Hotels, Restaurants

The Lagos State Government has begun to clampdown on unregistered hotels, restaurants and tourism establishments in the state following their non-compliance with the Supreme Court’s judgement. The Supreme Court had ruled that only states had the power to regulate activities of hotels, restaurants, event centres and other establishments in the hospitality industry. The government decried…

Plateau State Gov. approves N2bn makeover for Jos Wildlife Park

Plateau State Gov. approves N2bn makeover for Jos Wildlife Park

The Plateau Government has approved N2 billion for the rehabilitation and expansion of Jos Wildlife Park in 2014, an official said in an interview recently. The General Manager of Plateau State Tourism Corporation, Mr John Doy, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Jos that the money would be used to restock the park…

A day out across the Lagos Lagoon… for those who dread the lagoon waters of Lagos

A day out across the Lagos Lagoon… for those who dread the lagoon waters of Lagos

I’ll tell the story with photos… and for those of you who are still scared of taking a boat ride across the sprawling lagoon waters you see and marvel at, but dread from the Third-Mainland Bridge, I hope these photos will change your mind. Ok, let’s go:    I decided to cross the lagoon from…

Nike Art Gallery to host Art Event for Social Media Week Lagos 2014

Nike Art Gallery to host Art Event for Social Media Week Lagos 2014

Nike Art Gallery plans to participate in the Social Media Week Lagos next week by hosting African Art and tourism enthusiasts at their amazing multi-story gallery in Lekki, Lagos, which hosts more than 15,000 (and counting) art works. The event is scheduled for 20th of February, 2014 (next week Thursday) at 11:00am at the DOT…

Here’s Your Chance to Meet Nigeria’s top Travel Bloggers… It’s coming live!

Here’s Your Chance to Meet Nigeria’s top Travel Bloggers… It’s coming live!

  Top Nigerian travel bloggers resident here in Nigeria will be meeting up at Social Media Week (SMW)  in Lagos next week, to discuss how to promote tourism in Nigeria through story-telling, the impact social and digital media on the travel, tourism and hospitality industry in Africa, as well as  issues affecting domestic tourism in…

Domestic Tourism: Why it is Still Unattractive to Nigerians

Domestic Tourism: Why it is Still Unattractive to Nigerians

The tourism and travel industry is a money- spinning industry no doubt. It is one of the few sectors that survived the recent world-wide recession and political unrests, churning out billions in terms of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in countries serious about tourism.  And charity, they say starts at home. So, why are Nigerians famed…

Lekki Leisure Lake: the fastest growing weekend hangout spot in Lagos [Photos]

Lekki Leisure Lake: the fastest growing weekend hangout spot in Lagos [Photos]

The sun danced along the skies as fingers of its light pierced through the air and race to the earth. The distant skyline blows up in shades of vivid blue hues as the sea kisses and melts into the clouds. The raging waters run towards the West-African coast in multiple waves and break into series…

Idanre, Much More than You can see

Idanre, Much More than You can see

Daring heights wall shadowed valleys, Verdant forests caps granitic mounds, Rusted roofs of brown coats line ancient alleys, Mud walls, wooden stalls, ancient palaces, and inscriptions on rocks, by human hands and magic spells, they were fashioned. Massive caves with limpid springs that heal, Awesome wildlife, untouched, abundant, kept safe up on the hills. I…

Exclusive: Captain Matthew Ekeinde opens a new tourist resort in Badagry

Exclusive: Captain Matthew Ekeinde opens a new tourist resort in Badagry

The pilot husband of Nollywood actress, Omotola Jolade-Ekeinde, Captain Mathew Ekeinde recently opened an entertainment and tourist center in Badagry called “Aquatic Jungle Entertainment”. The center has planes as part of its tourist and entertainment attractions. According to Captain Matthew, his idea to embark on such a tasking and money gulping project was born after…

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