Africa: Akwaaba Aviation day lead Speaker Aaron Munetsi appointed African Airlines (AFRAA) Director

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AKWAABA, African Travel Market has congratulated the African Airlines Association’s (AFRAA), newly appointed Director, of Government, Legal and Industry Affairs, Aaron Munetis on his new position in the body. The former Regional General Manager-Africa and Middle East, South Africa Airways, SAA, was responsible for business development and stakeholder management at all levels. Liaison with host government to obtain operating permits […]

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Africa: Akwaaba concludes Partnership with Caribbean Tourism Organisation, at London AGM

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West Africa’s biggest travel and tourism fair, African Travel Market, Akwaaba, has concluded a partnership deal with the Caribbean Tourism Organisation for this year’s event slated for September 2019. The partnership was signed last year at the World Travel Market held in London. The Caribbean Tourism Organisation represents the tourism board of the Caribbean Islands. At the ongoing Caribbean Tourism […]

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Africa: Ooni Of Ife To Attend Akwaaba Travel Market, Calabar Carnival 2019

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THE Ooni of Ife, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi (Ojaja II), has confirmed that he would attend Akwaaba Travel Market and Calabar Carnival 2019. Oba Ogunwusi disclosed in his palace on Friday during the courtesy visit of National Executives of Nigeria Tour Operators (NATOP), led by Hajia Bilikisu. Among those on the NATOP courtesy visit are Chairman, Calabar Carnival, […]

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Tourism: Ms Nigeria United Nations, Hadassah Ibinyingi Gloriana Allaputa shine at Akwaaba 2018

The 2018 Akwaaba African Travel Market may have come and gone but the memories generated from the yearly travel expo will still be edged in the hearts of those that graced the event and savoured from time to time, especially from the memories of the youth panel. The youth panel of the 2018 Akwaaba was lit up by a large […]

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Africa: Fun at Akwaaba 2018 as delegates savour tourism attractions of Lagos State

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Akwaaba 2018 turned out so much fun! More fun than an exhibition as it created unforgettable experiences for delegates, participants and visitors. And Lagos State tourism added the icing on the cake as it made a strong statement with the experiences it offered delegates coupled with its very successful outing at the 14th edition of Akwaaba Travel expo. As the […]

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Tourism: Gambia among top 8 best stands at Akwaaba African Travel Market 2018

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The ambience is still fresh in the minds of attendees, especially corps of travel media who could not recapitulate the experience in jiffy at the Akwaaba African Travel Market 2018 that was held in Lagos, Nigeria. According to AfriTraveller list, The Gambia is one among the top eight best stands at the just concluded Akwaaba African Travel Market 2018. The […]

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Tourism: My Top 8 Stands at the 2018 Akwaaba African Travel Market

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The just concluded 2018 Akwaaba African Travel Market had a record number of stands and exhibitors. For three consecutive days, the two exhibition floors were completely taken. From airlines to hospitality companies, to tour operators, to tourism boards and even States, the stands were all colourful and well appointed. But here are my top 8. 1. South African Tourism At […]

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Africa: AKWAABA 2018 Brought Me Back From London, Then Took Me Back To Namibia!

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You see, for me, not every event is worth attending, and certainly not every event attended is worth writing about. However, it’s an A+ in both departments when it comes to events organised by Mr. Ikechi Uko and his Team. The most recent of such events is the three-day long 2018 Akwaaba African Travel Market which held at the prestigious […]

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Tourism: Akwaaba Travel Market is Changing Africa’s narrative to the outside world-Ita Giwa

One of Nigeria’s foremost Senators, Florence Ita Gwa has said Akwaaba African Travel Market has continued to act as a beacon of light in the tourism and travel industry in Africa and particularly in West Africa. The Senator said the yearly tourism and travel expo is changing the negative perception held by the outside world of the continent through bringing […]

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Africa: Gambia Jollof Rice now Best, As NCAC Flies Nigeria Colour High at Akwaaba Event

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In what looks like an unbiased but a free atmosphere to display creativity, wits and talents, Gambia, took participants at the 2018 edition of the Akwaaba Africa Trade Market by surprise as the tiny West African country took away the crown as winner of the famed Jollof Rice Competition. By that feat, Gambia has put its name in history as […]

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