Articles tagged “nigeria”

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African Tourism Continues to Slide on Ebola Fears, Despite Geographic Realities

African Tourism Continues to Slide on Ebola Fears, Despite Geographic Realities

Rodney Muhumuza, Associated Press

It's unfortunate that health concerns in one corner of a very large continent are causing ripple effects thousands of miles away.

5 years ago

IATA Tells Airlines to Not Cut Service to Ebola-Hit Destinations

IATA Tells Airlines to Not Cut Service to Ebola-Hit Destinations

Kamlesh Bhuckory, Bloomberg

It is good to see IATA not fan the flames of paranoia here.

5 years ago

Sheraton Hotel in Nigeria Targeted in Terrorist Attack

Sheraton Hotel in Nigeria Targeted in Terrorist Attack

Associated Press

Interception of the plans will help the two Sheraton hotels in Lagos to take extra security steps to prevent the potential attack.

5 years ago

Nigeria Aviation Minister Creates Furor Saying Crashes Acts of God

Reuters

Nigerian Airlines' relationships with the aviation ministry have been frayed amidst charges of corruption, and the aviation minister's comments aren't exactly a confidence-builder.

6 years ago

New “Fascinating Nigeria” tourism campaign isn’t that exciting

New “Fascinating Nigeria” tourism campaign isn’t that exciting

AllAfrica.com

If you want to get visitors excited about your destination, don't spend 75% of your promotion video on a monologue by the tourism minister. Show, don't tell, as they say in writing.

6 years ago

6 years ago

Nigeria is world’s second biggest spender on champagne

Afua Hirsch, Guardian

As conspicuous consumption takes off among the rich in Nigeria, the high spending tourists are increasingly becoming lucrative to attract for other economies, including in UK where they are the fourth biggest spenders.

6 years ago

British Airways offers to assist Nigeria in development of its aviation industry

AllAfrica.com

Nigeria seems to be welcoming an assist from British Airways in developing the country's aviation industry. An assist is one thing, but a heavy hand would be something entirely different.

7 years ago

Nigerians are overwhelmingly choosing India as their top destination for medical tourism

AllAfrica.com

It's a wonderful irony that the prospect of higher revenues from foreigners may lead countries to improve their medical infrastructure to compete globally.

7 years ago

Nigerian airline that crashed plane into apartment building wins best airline award from gov’t authority

AllAfrica.com

Nigeria doesn't need much more evidence beyond this misplaced award that its aviation system is a complete mess. But it is.

7 years ago

Bankruptcy is on the horizon for Nigeria’s entire airline industry

AllAfrica.com

Nigeria's oil industry and growth have produced very wealthy individuals who have decided to run airlines for fun rather than profile, and there are few signs that they will survive.

7 years ago

Amidst Nigeria’s airline chaos, the government floats the prospect of a new national carrier

ThisDay/AllAfrica.com

Despite the government's optimism, the proposed national airline is still far from a reality. Nigeria's existing problems with airlines and government corruption aren't likely to disappear either.

7 years ago