NIHOTOUR’s Naijafood to Partner Abuja Jabamah for Bleisure Event
The Bleisure Event organised by Abuja Jabamah will be supported by the best chefs from the National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism, NIHOTOUR.
The Director General of NIHOTOUR Turaki Nura Kangiwa said this in his office in Abuja when he received the organiser of Jabamah, Ambassador Ikechi Uko.
Turaki Kangiwa said that the coming together of Abuja Jabamah, Wonders of Nigeria Expo and the Naijafood by NIHOTOUR is a great opportunity to showcase authentic Nigerian food and promote the gastronomic component of tourism.
NIHOTOUR launched a gastronomy event last year to stimulate interest in Nigerian food culture.
The 2022 Abuja Jabamah event will offer the chefs an opportunity to showcase their mastery.
Abuja Jabamah will be the first Travel Bleisure event in Nigeria.
According to the Organisers it is set to disrupt the event space in Nigeria.
“In 2020 we Organised the first Phygital event in Nigeria, the Lagos World Tourism Day. After that Hybrid Events went Mainstream. We held weekly zoom conferences for 6 months as Part of Naija7wonders and now we are giving Nigerians bleisure”.
Bleisure is a Combination of Leisure and Business. It will.be an experiential event that engages the 5 senses.
The Abuja Jabamah will enable participants to See, touch, taste, Smell and Hear the city of Abuja.
The formal event of Travellers Awards and B2B networking session will hold on Friday the 11th of March while the Picnic and party will be on the 12th of March.
Ambassador Ikechi Uko says that delegates should come with their sneakers and casual dresses for the picnic
The picnic and party event to hold on the 12th of March will have a bouquet of cuisine from all the six Geopolitical Zones of Nigeria.
The delegates will be treated to the best soups and street food from.all corners of Nigeria..
“We are known for Akwaaba African Travel Market and Accra Weizo. Now we are bringing a new concept to the Marketplace…The Bleisure event. We are happy to have NIHOTOUR as our Partner”.
Abuja Jabamah is known as the Wonders of Nigeria Expo. It is a Business Tourism Event that showcases the best of Nigeria. It gives participants the opportunity to network, party, eat, drink, dance and do business.
Travellers Award will be the Main event for the 11th of March.
It is an annual award for the best performers in the industry.
The award was set up to recognize individuals and firms who have excelled in aviation, travel and tourism; and who also have contributed immensely to the growth of aviation, hotels business, tourism and travels in Nigeria.
Top tourism promoters in Nigeria, the best airlines and hotels will be honoured at the 2022 Abuja Jabamah, Travellers Awards had announced the winners of the Tourism Awards for 2022 edition.