Uloma Egbuna: Top 100 Tourism Personalities in West Africa Winner
Uloma Egbuna is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Tour Brokers International Limited (TBI), a multiple award winning IATA approved Tour Operator incorporated in 2002 to professionally package tourism services to selective destinations, for Nigerian business and leisure travellers and expatriates living in Nigeria. With nearly three decades experience in the travel and tourism industry, she has attended several international courses on Tourism. Egbuna, an indigene of Imo State, holds a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in Language and Linguistics from the University of Calabar and a Master of Arts (MA) degree also in Linguistics and Languages from the University of Ibadan, and a Diploma in French. A core professional that pays attention to details with requisite credentials, Madam Uloma has successfully steered TBI on and has established strategic affiliations with complementing local and international companies. With unrivalled innovative ideas and high credibility to deliver on its promise by providing services that are perceived and received as excellent by its clients. With extensive travel experience, she has firsthand knowledge of many locations and has organized several tour packages to different parts of the world. She has a burning passion for travel and tourism. Her innovative leadership has given TBI recognition beyond the shores of Nigeria with TBI representing international brands such as Emirates Holidays, GTA and Royal Caribbean Cruise Line in Nigeria. Tour Brokers International birthed two other companies, Bespoke Holidays and TBI Crusies and Tours. She is a travel professional who is knowledgeable, capable and passionate about the services TBI promotes and offers. She is a past publicity secretary of the National Association of Nigeria Travel Agents (1993- 1996) and also held the position of the Vice President (West) of the Nigerian Association of Tour Operators (NATOP). In 2016, TBI won the Akwaaba African Travel Market’s award of Top Travel Company in West Africa. And in 2017, Uloma Egbuna has been reccognized by Accra Weizo, the ECOWAS Travel Fair as one of the Top 100 Tourism Personalities in West Africa.