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Google and the City

THISDAY When technology meets travel, seamless travel experience happens. This is something Google has consistently done in the past four years. This year, the maiden Lagos edition wasn’t any different, navigating Lagos with Google tools. I learnt the art of home-made-party jollof rice with Chef Eros, explored the waterways of Lagos and paid homage to…

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World Tourism Day and Domestic Tourism in Nigeria

By Demola Ojo | THISDAY The past few weeks bear evidence that the call for Nigerians to embrace travel within their country is being heeded. Advocates for domestic tourism believe there is no better time to explore Nigeria’s natural beauties and promote its cultural heritage. Prominent among these advocates are the tour operators through the…

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The Challenges of Sustainable Tourism in Nigeria

THISDAY The celebration of the World Tourism Day this year focused on Sustainable Tourism as a means of economic development. It has brought to the fore the need for soul-searching on the Nigerian tourism space and the way forward for all stakeholders. Omolola Itayemi  reports Far from a cliche, the World Tourism Organisation (WTO) provides the most…

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Ambassador charges Nigeria on tourism development

By Abba-Eku Onyeka | People’s Daily PHOTO CREDIT: Reporters At Large French Ambassador to Nigeria, Denys Gauer has urged Nigeria to develop domestic tourism in the country. Speaking to journalists recently during courtesy call on Director General (DG) Nigeria Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC), Folorunso Coker in his office in Abuja, he said that the country had tourism…

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