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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Akwaaba: Travelstart Wins ‘Best Online Booking Platform in Africa’

It’s been quite exhilarating since last week Sunday and we are over the moon to announce the success of our company as we won the award for the ‘Best Online Booking Platform in Africa’ and ‘Top Travel Company In West Africa’ at the Africa Travel Awards that was held at Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos on 30 October 2016. The […]

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African News: Africa Travel Association postpones Annual World Tourism Conference

Africa Travel Association (ATA) postponed the 41st Annual World Tourism Conference to the first half of the year in 2017. Stephen Hayes, President and CEO at Corporate Council on Africa said, “While we are pleased with the very high caliber of the conference and the participation, circumstances have come about that present a far greater opportunity to expand the importance […]

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Akwaaba: How Governments hinder Airlines and Aviation in Africa

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Chinedu Eze writes that most African airlines are financially weak and cannot play in the big league of international carriers owing to poor policy implementation by governments One of the things people took away from this year’s Akwaaba African travel market was the exposition and insight given about African airlines and why it lags behind other regions in the world. […]

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Africa: How Uganda reeled out her pearls at Akwaaba

The fairy-tale of Uganda dazzles anyone who visits the country for the first time. Caught by the terrestrial lustre of this small but mighty African country, young British explorer, Winston Churchill, became quite enthused about what he saw and wrote: “For magnificence, for variety of form and color, for profusion of brilliant life — bird, insect, reptile, beast — for […]

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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: Royal Caribbean Cruise gives free cruise ticket at Akwaaba 2016

TBI continues to offer cheaper alternatives without the stress associated with holidays to destinations that involves flights Renn Offor Tour Brokers International (TBI), representing The Royal Caribbean Cruise, at this year’s Akwaaba African Travel Market, in an effort to woo more Africans to choose cruises as alternative destinations, has for the very first time in the annual travel exhibitions offered […]

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Akwaaba: African governments urged to commercialise airports

Mr Richard Aisuebeogun, former Managing Director of Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), has called for the commercialisation of airports in Africa to support the aviation industry. He sad until countries saw this as a commercial entity the growth of the industry would remain stunning. Mr Aisuebeogun was speaking at the 12th Edition of Akwaaba African Travel Market Tourism Conference, […]

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Akwaaba: Nigeria records highest number of failed airlines in Africa

By Friday Nwosu ….as aviation professionals discuss ways of sustaining air operation Nigeria has been identified as having the highest number of failed airlines in Africa as expert in the aviation sector gathered at the 12th Akwaaba Travel and Tourism conference to x-ray factors militating against African carriers in having hitch free operations in the continent. Speaking at the just […]

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Aviation: African Airports Urged To Build Airport Services Business

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The 12th edition of Akwaaba African Travel Market, Travel and Tourism Conference has ended with a call on African Airports to extend their portfolio by building an Airport Services Business that will operate across several airports in the region. The three-day event is aimed at transferring knowledge covering travel, hospitality and aviation sectors from globally rated experts. Mr Richard Aisuebeogun, […]

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