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Why We Created ‘Tour Nigeria’ – Coker

By Stellamaries Amuwa | Leadership As Nigeria joined the world to celebrate the 2017 World Tourism Day in line with the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (WTO), declaration, Director General, Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation NTDC, Folorunsho Coker, bared his mind to journalists on issues in Nigeria’s tourism industry including the way forward. Stellamaries Amuwa was…

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Oyo State’s Aso-Ofi Festival: Celebrating Life and Prosperity

THISDAY | PHOTO CREDIT: thenationonlineng.net As part of its inward looking drive, the Oyo State Government through its Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism, last year, on the occasion of the World Tourism Day, introduced the Aso-Ofi festival in a bid to revive local fabric. The celebration of Aso-Ofi has no doubt greatly drawn attention to the…

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I would like to define clearly that tourism is a business. It’s not arts, it’s not culture

THISDAY The Nigerian tourism sphere is set to expand if all goes well with the new initiatives about to be unbundled by the NTDC. Some of the new initiatives would ensure the inclusion of more stakeholders in tourism operations. In a no-holds barred interview with NTDC, DG, Folorunsho Folarin-Coker, he reiterated the need to redefine the tourism sector…

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South African Embassy Celebrates Women’s Month in Lagos, Nigeria

By Ayo Omotoso | TravelogueTV On Friday, 25 th  of August, Federal Place Hotel was agog with lively activity, as the South African Embassy in Nigeria celebrated Women’s month.  For South Africans, it’s the year of celebrating the life and legacy of O.R. Tambo and the Embassy invited media partners, and stakeholders to share in the celebrations. The National Women's Day is a South African public holiday celebrated annually on 9…

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