Tourism: New NTDC boss meets Stakeholders and media in Lagos, asks for collaboration

New NTDC boss meets Stakeholders and media in Lagos, asks for collaboration By Renn Offor Mrs. Mariel Rae-Omoh, the acting Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC), has charged Tourism Stakeholders and the media to rise up and support NTDC and herself in a new era which, according to her, she has set out with the intention […]

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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: At Akwaaba 2016, participants seek new direction for African tourism

*Decry State Of Aviation Industry, Proffer Solutions For three days, stakeholders in the travel and tourism industries from across African and beyond converged at the Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, for the 2016 edition of the Akwaaba Africa Travel Market. Declared open by the Deputy Minister of Tourism and Hospitality Industry of Zimbabwe, Annastacia Ndlouv, the event, which […]

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Akwaaba 2016: Educating and networking travel event with passion

The 12th Akwaaba African Travel Market, the annual leading travel event in West Africa held recently at the prestigious Eko Hotel Convention Centre in Lagos, once again reconfirmed the exhibition as the only trade event in the region that connects travel buyers, suppliers and provides a key forum to shape the future of the industry through networking and education. The […]

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Africa: Ire, Carnival Calabar Revellers thrill participants at Akwaaba, Africa Travel Awards

By Friday Nwosu The 12th edition of the Akwaaba African Travel Market may have come and gone but the memories of left behind by upcoming artist Adeola Itandire Adebo aka Ire D Stage Devi will linger for long while to come. The event which was held at Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos, had 15 countries in attendance with top government […]

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Akwaaba: A platform for Africans to showcase their tourism

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“If you don’t beat your drums, nobody notices you.” This proverbial expression underscores the importance for an uncommon bond of unity among African states. The kind of unity that will reawaken their consciousness to the unfolding fact that, as blacks, no one can tell their story better than themselves. The kind of unity that will act as a catalyst for […]

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Tourism: Akwaaba African Travel Market Becoming Continent’s Most Influential Show

Travel and Tourism is the new frontier that plays a critical role in the world’s economy today and nowhere was this most obvious than the 3-day Akwaaba African Travel Market at Eko Hotel, Lagos.A robust and rich panel of industry stakeholders discussed the state of tourism and aviation in the continent with emphasis on Nigeria. The stakes were high and […]

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Akwaaba: The Challenges Facing the Growth of Tourism in Africa

I was privileged to attend the 12th edition of the African Travel & Tourism Conference(Akwaaba): a gathering of travel and tourism experts in Africa – both from private establishments and various government parastatals. The event held at the Eko Hotel & Suites, Lagos on Sunday October 31st through Tuesday November 1st 2016. My attendance was indeed a worthwhile investment as it […]

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Aviation: Fmr FAAN Boss Lists Strategies For Sustaining African Airlines

As airlines in Africa continues to die untimely death with no immediate solution in sight, the former Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria(FAAN), Mr Richard Aisuebeogun has stated that for the continent’s airlines to be sustained they must have good internal management and business plan. His presentation is coming at a time many failed airlines both privately […]

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Akwaaba 2016: Experts set rescue agenda for sustainable travel, aviation industry in Africa

The 2016 edition of Akwaaba African Travel Market (AfTM), held at Eko Hotel and Suites in Lagos, has set a new rescue agenda for a better, structured and economic-driver travel, tourism and aviation sector, to reposition and sustain Africa business hub and destination. The three days travel exhibition, which consolidated on its past effort to add more value to the […]

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