Over 70 foreign delegates expected at 5th Accra Weizo Tourism Fair

Over 70 foreign delegates are expected at the 5th Accra Weizo 2019, the West Africa Tourism and Travel fair. A heavy delegation of Travel professionals from Nigeria, Uganda, South Africa, Benin and Togo will be coming to Join Travel and Tourism players from Ghana. The Accra Weizo which is organised in partnership with the Ghana Tourism Authority, GTA, will be taking place at the famous La Palm Royal Beach Hotel Accra Ghana from the 28th and 29th of June 2019.  The 2019 edition of travel fair will also hold the…

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Winners of Balafon Award for Tourism in West Africa to be honoured at 5th Accra Weizo

African Travel Quarterly (ATQ) has released the list of winners of the prestigious Balafon Awards to be recognised at the annual West African tourism and travel fair, Accra Weizo.   The award winners are the best performers in the industry chosen by the publishers of Atqnews.com. ATQnews.com a member of Travel Media Group. It is the online platform for African Travel Quarterly (ATQ) and Travellers magazine , the first Travel magazine in West Africa which solely focuses on travel and tourism issues. It started publishing offline about 30 years ago.…

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Popular actor, Van Vicker to man Ghana Tourism Stand at Akwaaba Expo in Lagos

Popular Ghanian actor, Van Vicker will man the Ghana Tourism stand at Akwaaba African Travel Market in Lagos Van Vicker is very popular in Nigeria as he has starred in many Nollywood movies. This is coming just as Ghana Tourism Authority led by the chief executive, Mr.  Akwasi Agyeman is set to storm Lagos with an array of top tourism products. Included in the Ghanian team are members of the Ghana Tourism Federation and Members of the Ghana Chef Association who will participate in the second edition of the Jollof…

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Nigeria has no major plan to develop tourism as product -Uko

 “The biggest achievement for Weizo in its four year was that for the first time we got two, three West African airlines sitting and saying yes we can interline, for us, that is the most successful achievement of Weizo”.  Mr Ikechi Uko, the organiser of Akwaaba African Travel Market, Accra Weizo, The Gambian Bantaba, international consultant to Calabar Carnival, team leader of Team Africa among others is a strong player in the travel and tourism industry in West Africa and beyond, making the difference in an area where many have…

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Operators attribute airlines failures in West Africa to lack of protection, multiple taxes, others

Airline Operators in West Africa have identified lack of protection, multiple airport taxes, lack of good corporate governance among others as some of the reasons airlines fail in West Africa. The operators who gathered in Ghana at the recently concluded Accra Weizo organised by the publishers of atq.com and organisers of Akwaaba African Travel Market in Lagos also identified the inability of airlines to grow their customers numbers to a sustainable level as another factor responsible for failure of airlines in Africa. The operators which include Aero Contractors, Air Peace,…

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Air Peace not threatened by coming new national carrier- Iwarah, communications manager

Nigeria’s leading carrier, Air Peace is reputed with a lot of first in the Nigerian aviation industry. The airline made history with the setting up of a subsidiary, Air Peace Hopper to organise its short-haul operations in line with its no-city-left-behind project. The carrier is the first Nigerian airline to take delivery of Boeing 777 aircraft. In three years, Air Peace has increased its fleet to a size of 24 aircraft. In this interview with Franklin Ihejirika at the recently concluded Accra Weizo where it emerged the West African airline…

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Golden Tulip Hotel Accra to host Weizo delegates to special highlife night

Foreign delegates arriving Ghana for the 4th Accra Weizo are in for a special Ghanaian Treat. Highlife is special music popular in West Africa and Ghana was the affirmed Headquarters of West African Highlife. In recent times the music gave birth  to Trendy modern Hiplife that is how known all over the World. One of the Sponsors of Accra Weizo Golden Tulip Hotel Accra Ghana will be hosting the guests to a special night by the poolside. The band will play a medley of popular Nigerian and Ghanaian songs. Golden…

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Air Peace pledges to partner with organisers of Bantaba, Accra Weizo

The management of Air Peace has pledged to partner with the organisers of Port-Harcourt Bantaba and Accra Weizo to grow the events. This was disclosed by the managing director of Air Peace, Barrister Allen Onyema on Thursday, March 16 at the Port Harcourt Bantata event held at the De Edge Hotel Resort while receiving the aviation man of the year award for his contribution to the growth of aviation industry in Nigeria. Onyema who was represented by the corporate communications manager of Air Peace Ltd, Mr. Chris Iwara retreated the…

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