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Lagos slumps as travel to Africa displays double-digit growth

During the coming five months, August – December 2017, there will be 16% fewer airline seats on domestic routes and 9% fewer and on international routes to and from Lagos An analysis of seat capacity for travel to the top ten international airports in Africa, produced by ForwardKeys, reveals that Lagos is seeing substantial declines in both domestic and international …

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Voice Search And Its Impact On The Hospitality Industry

In years past, there was a dominant form of agricultural practice – sharecropping. A landlord would rent out his land, and farmers would rent it and pay in harvested crops. There was usually no other way for the farmer to get land, so the landlord was king!

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Aviation Unions to shut down Arik Air operations

The unions in the aviation sector have directed the commencement of a joint strike at Arik Air, with effect from Dec. 20, over the airline’s failure to pay seven months’ salary arrears and other anti-labour practices.

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Stowaway found dead in Arik Air plane in Johannesburg

The lifeless body of a stowaway was on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 found in the main wheel well of one of Arik Air’s A330-200 aircraft at the Oliver Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg. Arik spokesman, Adebanji Ola disclosed Wednesday. The aircraft, he said operated the scheduled Lagos-Johannesburg flight that departed the Murtala Muhammed International Airport on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 and …

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Hilton Hotel to be established at Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos

Hilton (www.HiltonWorldwide.com) has announced the signing of a management agreement with Quality Inspection & Testing Services Limited to open a 350 guest-room and suite hotel at Lagos’ Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Nigeria. The hotel, which was signed at AHIF 2016 in Rwanda, is set to open in 2023 and joins Hilton’s growing African portfolio of more than 80 properties trading …

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6 things most Nigerians do on Independence Celebration day

The 1st of October is much more than flags and partying, it’s about Nigeria severing ties with the British and declaring independence. No doubt the day is special for every Nigerian, be it a child or an octogenarian. It is the day of patriotism and one cannot help but be nostalgic of this very day every year.

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