Tourism: ATQ To Recognize Top Conference Centres In West Africa


African Travel Quarterly (ATQ), opens nominations for 2019 Balafon West African Travel and Tourism Awards as part of the annual travel event Accra Weizo, will host the awards of the 2019 edition. In 2017, it hosted the awards for ‘Top 100 Tourism personalities in West Africa’ and at the 2018 edition it hosted the ‘Top 100 Hotels in West […]

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Africa: Tourism Experts Who Could Be NTDC DG


A few days ago, the Federal Government relieved the Director General of the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation, Sally Mbanefo, of her duties. In essence, there will be a new person in charge of marketing Nigeria; the country’s unique natural endowments and its rich cultural heritage. Most visitors to Nigeria come for business with only a small percentage coming for leisure. […]

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Akwaaba: SAT emerge one of the most influential companies in W/A

By Friday Nwosu With over 12,000 registered travel and tourism entities in West Africa, South African Tourism has come among the Top 100 most influential and competitive brands in West Africa. This is according to a survey done by one of the leading travel publications in West Africa, ATQ Magazine. The award was given to organisations that have contributed to […]

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Africa: Zimbabwe celebrates Late Belinda Mutinhiri’s Award as Africa Tourism Personality of the year

Belinda Tafadzwa Mutinhiri, the late Zimbabwe Tourism Authority staffer who died in a car crash last month posthumously won the much coveted, Africa Tourism Personality of the Year 2016 award. The award ceremony will be held on October 30 during the Akwaaba Africa Travel Market in Lagos, Nigeria. The prestigious accolade is part of the Africa Travel Awards organised and […]

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ACCRA WEIZO 2016: Leads the way to seamless travels in West Africa

ANDREW IRO OKUNGBOWA who was at the recently held Accra Weizo 2016, a travel trade conference and exhibition designed to promote travel business in West Africa, writes on the event. July 15 marked the second edition of the Accra Weizo, a travel and tourism trade conference and exhibition designed to boost tourism business and the economy of West Africa countries. […]

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