Lagos hotels closing up

  Several hotels in Lagos, Nigeria’s biggest business hub have shut down over growing coronavirus concerns. Travels & Hospitality monitored the development and found many hotels have closed down temporarily, while those left open continue to operate at skeletal level. Hotels which have temporarily shut down include Stopover Motel, a four star hotel on Airport […]

40% of companies expect business travel to rebound in 3 months

40% of companies expect business travel to rebound in 3 months

A new lightning poll conducted by the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), which surveyed members from 1,155 companies between March 18-21, has shown that 40 percent of company CEOs expect business travels to peak up again in three months after the coronavirus crisis. A surprising 40 percent of those surveyed said that they expect business […]

Nigerian airlines defy FAAN suspend operations, local airports shut down

Nigeria restricts international flights to Lagos, Abuja as NCAA suspends inspections on aircraft

Virtually all Nigerian airlines, Arik Air and Dana Airline, Aero Contractors, Azman and Max Air have all suspended scheduled commercial flight operations, despite claims by the Federal Airports Authority (FAAN) that local flights could continue unhindered. FAAN had in a statement indicated that Nigerians could still travel within the country by air after all international […]

Arik, Dana airlines suspend operations

Nigerian airlines, Arik Air and Dana Airline have suspended scheduled commercial flight operations. Arik Air on Wednesday announced a temporarily suspension of all scheduled commercial flight operations effective 23:00hrs on Friday, March 27, 2020. The management of the airline took this decision in order to mitigate the risk of the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) to […]

No COVID-19 patient at our facilities —Hotel du Golf

The management of Hotel Du Golf in Aba, Abia State has refuted a report trending on social media which alleged that a Lebanese guest at the hotel was diagnosed with the dreaded coronavirus, saying the report was a fake news circulated by some unscrupulous elements to cause panic at the hotel and in the state. Olamilekan […]

Air Peace suspends operation after coronavirus scare

Air Peace suspends operation after coronavirus scare

West Africa’s largest carrier by fleet, Air Peace has announced that it would suspend operation on Friday, March 27, 2020. The airline is suspending operation after a coronavirus scare video trended on social media that the airline had on its flight, a passenger with symptoms of coronavirus. The airline has however, denied the allegation, clarifying […]