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The Tourism Minister, Edem Duke took a trip to the Intercontinental Hotel Lagos located at the heart of Victoria Island, Lagos. Though work is still in progress and the hotel is scheduled to open later this year, the minister and representative of the Federal Government, noted that the visit was info ...

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Mega Hilton owned by a Senator from Cross River State was re-visited by the officials of State High Court, Warri and the Delta Board of Internal Revenue as the hotel reopened after it was shut down for allegedly evading the payment of taxes to the state government. Guests were seen scampering off as ...

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A manager in Love International Hotel, Egan was arrested last week along with 3 robbery suspects for using the hotel as a hideout for criminal activities. The manager was said to allow the suspects and other suspected criminals to stay in the hotel registering them as guests with fake identification ...

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The Lagos Airport Hotel Sports Association officially kicked off its sports week, last week with an 8km race from the hotel to Alausa Secretariat followed with games such as football, table tennis, snooker, sack race, ayo olopon, catching the train, athletics and swimming. The matches are betwe ...

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According to Punch Newspaper, a report from National Bureau of Statistics reveals that the hotel and restaurant industry lost N2.18bn during the industrial strike action. Also, a hotelier told Tribune Newspaper that there was an average drop of about 70% in bookings..A lot of business meetings and ev ...

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La Mirage Hotels Calabar- owned by the Minister for Tourism, Chief Edem Duke was sealed by Federal Inland Revenue Service last wednesday over tax issues but was opened an hour later after the officials collected a cheque of one million naira. They promised to return for the balance of the payment whi ...

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The Special Adviser to the Cross River State Governor on Tourism, Mr. Gabe Onah, confirmed that the Cross River State Government has handed over the management of the hotel to Thornberry Africa. The hotel is positioned in the heart of the renowned Tinapa resort. The resort is known for events, busine ...

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Feyijimi Sodipo, the 2011 Miss Nigeria was crowned last friday evening at the Eko Hotels and Suites, Lagos. The 21 year old is not only be an ambassabor working with the Ministries for Tourism, Culture and National Orientation, Ministry for Information in both state and federal levels, she also has a ...

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The Abuja Sheraton General Manager - Ebbesen Morten reveals the plan to transform the renowned hotel to an up to date hotel. This plan affects every part of the hotel as the hotel was built several years ago with no provision for today's facilities such as iPod, internet, slim TV sets,showers etc ...

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The Federal Inland Revenue Service arrested 8 hotel managers last week in some parts of Abuja following repeated written request to remit their tax. Though some of the hotels have been registered as far back as 2003, there is no evidence that they were registered as tax payers nor have remitted ...

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The Sunborn Yacht Hotel in Lagos, multi-billion naira floating hotel which arrived Lagos over two years ago remains floating on the Marina waterfront has not been used since the yacht was purchased from the UK. The supposed tourist destination is said to be an object of mockery now as the yacht looks ...

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The regulatory body of Nigerian tourism-Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation, in collaboration with EFCC have asked hoteliers to register with NTDC as this will provide credible, reliable and accurate information on some important issues, Hotels are now used as hide-outs for criminals, mone ...

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