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Flatimes online:Nigeria’s tourism and hospitality industry might overtake the downstream sector by 2021 if the recently launched African Union (AU) passport is adopted by the country’s legislators. This is according to Mr. Kushal Dutta, the managing director of Africa’s number ...

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Leadership Newspaper:In its seven years of operations, De Renaissance Hotel has positioned itself in the hospitality industry as a hotel clients love to do business with. Its customer-oriented services and rich food has endeared it to many. In this interview the general manager, Avineesh Nambia ...

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Business Day Online:While the Nigerian hospitality industry leads the West African region in the number of hotels in the pipeline across 15 international brands, the industry also risks delay of over 50 hotels under construction due to funding issues and poor economic outlook of the country tha ...

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Punch Newspaper: Hotel operators in Rivers State have called on the management of the Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company to stop supplying electricity to their hotels. The operators, who met with a delegation of PHED led by its Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Jay McCoskey, said they were ...

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Daily Trust: Earlier in the month of June, the Administrative Secretary of the Nigerian Hotels Association, Mr. Jijiwin Akpovwovwo, has said that many hotels in Kaduna State were facing extinction over multiple taxes by government agencies. Akpovwovwo disclosed this to newsmen after a seminar organis ...

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According to Newsflash.com, Sun International will be exiting Nigeria. In January, Nigeria’s Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) launched a probe into Sun International initial investment in the Tourist Company of Nigeria (TCN). The South African hotel and gaming group Sun Inter ...

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As the Easter celebration approaches, the Hospitality and Tourism Management Association of Nigeria (HATMAN) has called on Nigerians to spend holidays within the country.Malam Aliyu Badaki, the President of the association spoke with News Agency of Nigerian (NAN) on Friday in Abuja. Badak ...

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The Akwa Ibom Commissioner for Finance, Mr Akan Okon, said consumption of alcohol in hotels and beer parlours in the state would now attract tax. Okon told journalists in Uyo on Saturday that people who consumed alcoholic drinks would begin to pay a token as tax.“Some people who lodge ...

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According to Jovago global CEO, Paul Midy, Jovago is investing In developing hotel channel and property management software solutions for the hotels it has listed on its platform.Jovagohad its annual stakeholder meeting yesterday and interesting information revealed at the meeting pointed ...

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The new feature allows hotels to link their hotel computers to POS terminals, such that hotel room payments are immediately reflected in the hotel’s computer and online records. Hotels across Nigeria are set to enjoy a reprieve from some of the accounting and reconciliation challenges they ...

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Some hoteliers in Benin have decried the current power shortage in the Edo capital, saying they now spend so much on diesel to power their generators.The managers of the hotels expressed their concern in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria in Benin on Sunday.They described ...

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Two Eko Hotel and Suites staff and a cab driver, were in Februarycharged before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos over alleged theft of chickens worth N55, 000. The accused were, however, granted bail in the sum of N100, 000 each with two sureties in like sum.Olabode Jacob, 40, ...

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