Gambia is ideal holiday destination for every one – Director tourism int’l of Gambia

The Gambia is a beautiful destination revered for its peaceful disposition, beautiful beaches, fine hotels, resorts, and wonderful climate. In this interview with Franklin Ihejirika at the recently concluded Akwaaba Africa Travel Market in Lagos, Ida jeng Njie, the director of tourism international of Gambian Tourism Board speaks on the importance of the Nigerian market to the Gambia, why the Gambia is the best destination to visit, business opportunities in the country and plans to increase the arrivals from Nigeria to the Gambia, among others. Excerpts The Gambia is intensifying…

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2019 Akwaaba Expo opens in Lagos, as Nigeria wins Jollof rice contest

The 2019 Akwaaba Travel Market opened in Lagos on Sunday with a colourful opening ceremony attended by participants and visitors from the travel and tourism industry across Africa which was followed by the Jollof rice contest at Eko Hotel and Suite, Lagos. At the end of the contest, chef Folashade Shoyombo from Nigeria won the 2019 Jollof rice contest followed by chef Deborah from Nigeria who came second, while Chef Fatima also from Nigeria came third. With the total victory, it was a clean sweep for the chefs from Nigeria…

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Africa Caribbean Heritage to be explored at Akwaaba in Lagos

Photo Caption: Carol Hay; Director of Marketing UK & Europe, Caribbean Tourism Organisation. The Caribbean Tourism Organisation has concluded arrangements to exhibit at Akwaaba Travel Market and host the Caribbean Panel discussion at Eko Hotel, Lagos. The travel and tourism expo is slated for 22 – 24 September 2019. The topic of African Heritage of the Caribbean…Connecting the Dots takes centre stage at the event where the Caribbean Tourism Organisation has been invited to lead a high level panel discussion. During the session, the keynote address will be delivered by…

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