Tourism: MICE East Africa’s Kumneger Teketel wins Africa Legend of Travel award
Kumneger Teketel W/Gebriel, Founder and Managing Director of Ozzie Business and Hospitality Group, has emerged winner of the Africa Legend of Travel award.
This is the highest Award given at Akwaaba, the yearly Travel expo.
Past winners of this award include President Dawda Jawara, the Former President of the Gambia; Mr. Danny Jordaan, the Organiser of 2010 World Cup in South Africa and Captain Irene Koki Mutungi, the first Female Commercial Airline Captain in Africa.
Mr. Kumneger Teketel is one of the Leading Hospitality/ International Hotel Consultancy Firm, Hotel Show Africa – International Hospitality and Tourism Investment Tradeshow, MICE East Africa and organized over 30 related side Forums. He holds an MBA, LLB. He is an Ethiopian citizen.
Mr. Kumneger as an active initiator of MICE industry plays his role by pushing MICE to be one of the pillars of the Economy. In relation to that, he urges the Ethiopian MICE industry stakeholders to exert due attention as it is the main key player to boost the tourism sector in Ethiopia and in African Continent.
He took the initiation with the aim of enhancing Ethiopian and East African travel and meetings industry to the next level and supporting the nation future development through economic growth, and also touristic prominence to the city with MICE advancement. To this end, Mr. Kumneger advocates the most sought after MICE industry which has a prominent role in leading Ethiopian Tourism in connection to pushing the establishment of National Convention and Visitor Bureau in Ethiopia.
His Aggressive and True Leadership made him to consult over 30 International/ Chain Hotel and Resorts Projects, which have great contributions in the country development of Hospitality Businesses.
The establishment and consistency of Hotel Show Africa brought the nation to new Hospitality concept era, created a platform for all Ethiopian and African Hospitality, Tourism and Service Industry stakeholders, with a Truly International Standard. It also presents the opportunity for African Hospitality and Tourism Industry players share a common venue, practice high end networking and making business deals, exchange knowledge and experiences among themselves while gathering international industry know how and exposure.
Mr. Kumneger has also new concepts /plans to be executed in the near future in connection with promoting investment held in Ethiopia as well as Africa and creating high standard networking events.