Tagged: Tourism

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Harnessing the Culture and Tourism Potentials of Oyo state

  Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has reiterated commitment of his administration to harnessing the culture and tourism potentials of the state. Noting that the state boasted of innumerable tourist attraction sites, Ajimobi said the state was ready to partner with genuine investors that will preserve its historical sites, artifacts and monuments. Ajimobi, represented by his deputy, Mr Moses Adeyemo, stated this in Iseyin at the foundation laying ceremony of Aso-Ofi International Tourism Market, held on Saturday. He observed that most of the tourist sites in the state were yet to be maximized to generate revenue, avowing that the state...

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Do You Think Art can be used For Tourism Promotion In Ibadan?

Tourism simply means people traveling for fun, while some people go on a tour to explore the historical background, traditions, lifestyle, food, and art of a particular city or country. The city of Ibadan has various attractions which are not yet used to the fullest, but can art be added to the list tourist should explore when they visit Ibadan? Read someone’s view on Ibadan as a city of arts which can be worthy of tourism attraction. Ibadan which houses the gallery of World’s Best Artist, Olugenga Akande, at Awolowo Avenue, Bodija Ibadan. Ibadan, as a city of arts, is...

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Stakeholders applaud Oyo’s Amala Fiesta

The Oyo State government has been lauded by participants and partners at the just concluded three-day Amala Fiesta for creating the opportunity to promote the local food culture and specifically showcasing the benefits of amala and related agricultural produce. FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

Favourite Links Multibiz acquires 202 hectares of land for tourism resort in Nigeria

Favourite Links Multibiz acquires 202 hectares of land for tourism resort in Nigeria

The dream of having the biggest modern tourism hub in Africa is gradually yielding fruition as the Ahori Village of Oloola clan in Ibadan, Oyo State has formally presented document of irrevocable power of attorney of 202 hectares of land to the  Favourite Links Multibiz Ltd, the proponent of the vision. The document which was signed by five people including Baale of Ahori, Baale Lukman, Salawu Adesola Ogundeji, Mr Tajudeen Raji, Mr Olumuyiwa Makinde, Mr Sikiru Moradeyo Adesola and Mr Gani Bello was handed to the Directors of Multibiz, Egunwale Oladapo Gabriel, Prince Adetayo Adekunle, Ademiluyi Adekunle, Ojo Kunle, Oshimerha...

Cocoa, Heritage malls to boost shopping tourism in Ibadan

Cocoa, Heritage malls to boost shopping tourism in Ibadan

By Wale Olapade UNARGUABLY, the building of shopping malls by the Odu’a Investment Company is geared by the passion to revive, enliven and revitalise the shopping delight and needs of shoppers. The ancient city of Ibadan has joined emerging shopping hubs in Nigeria. Subsequently, as the two malls, Cocoa and Heritage started test-run few months ago, Ibadan has continued to witness newer economic activities with a brand statement to making the City of the first a nucleus for shopping tourism in South-West of Nigeria. Bringing in different brand names to the shopping stable, the Cocoa House complex, Dugbe, in Ibadan...

Oyo plans to create 1,000 jobs at Agodi Gardens

Oyo plans to create 1,000 jobs at Agodi Gardens

By Olaoluwa Mimiola As the world celebrated this year’s edition of the World Tourism Day, tagged: “Tourism and Water: Protecting Our Common Future,” Oyo State government, among other stakeholders in the tourism industry, have called on tourism operators to conserve water. The Permanent Secretary, Tourism Board, Dr Bunmi Babalola, in his welcome address, emphasised the need to ensure that water sources in the country, especially in Oyo State, be neat and protected, while tourism operators, especially hotel operators, “should not allow tourists to waste water.” Babalola, however, disclosed the transformational and developmental strides of the state government in the tourism...