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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Africa: 15 countries, 35 tourism experts arrive Lagos for 12TH AKWAABA

The 12th edition of Akwaaba African Travel Market has attracted 15 countries and 35 tourism experts who have arrived Lagos to be part of the 3-day travel and tourism exhibition which holds at Eko Hotel and Suites Victoria Island Lagos. Among the countries for this year’s exhibition includes United Arab Emirates (UAE), South Africa, Bahrain, Uganda, Kenya, Ghana, Tanzania, Rwanda, […]

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Tourism: Liberia Debuts At Akwaaba Tourism Exhibition

In July of this year the government of Liberia received its first ever Tourism Export Strategy developed by The International Trade Centre (ITC). The creation of this strategy was a three month process where various Liberian tourism stakeholders attended a series of workshops to identify problems in the sector and possible solutions to take it to the next level. The […]

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Tourism: All Roads lead to Rwanda from 28th to 2nd September for Gorilla naming ceremony

Rwanda will host the 12th annual Kwita Izina, the gorilla naming ceremony inspired by the ancient Rwandan tradition of naming babies soon after they are born, on Friday the 02nd of September. In the 11 years since the event was established, two hundred and sixteen mountain gorilla babies have been named in a celebration of nature together with the communities […]

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