Oba of Benin bags Africa Travel 100 Award, joins Ooni of Ife, others

The organiser of Akwaaba African Travel Market, Mr Ikechi Uko has honoured The Oba of Benin, Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Ewuare II with the Africa Travel 100 Global Personalities Award in recognition of his cultural and historical upstanding. The award was presented to him at his palace during the just concluded National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFEST) in Benin City, Edo State. Oba Ewuare II who is the custodian of all Benin Heritage, the Benin Moat and Igue Festival becomes the third monarch to win the award after…

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Akwaaba Travel Market partners ADWT for Africa Diaspora Tourism Conference

The organisers of Akwaaba African Travel Market has partnered with US based Africa Diaspora Awards to organise Africa – Africa Diaspora Tourism Conference. The conference will take place on the 23rd of September 2019 as part of the 15th Akwaaba African Travel Market in Lagos. The conference becomes necessary to boost the strange relationship between Africa and its Diaspora over the years. They need each other in a complimentary way but have not yet worked out how to relate. Tourism could be the sure way to build a sustainable relationship.…

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Akwaaba Travel Market to honour Africa’s top 100 tour operators in Lagos

Organisers of Akwaaba African Travel Market in collaboration with ATQ News, Africa‚Äôs foremost online travel news portal have concluded arrangements to honour Africa’s Top 100 Tour Operators with awards and recognition. The award will take place during the 14th edition of the annual travel show and exhibition which will hold from the 9th to 11th September 2018 at the Eko Hotel and Suites Lagos. Speaking about the Africa Top 100 Tour Operators, the Founding member of the #TeamAfrica, Mr. Ikechi Uko, who is also the Organiser of Akwaaba African Travel…

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Lagos Tourism shines at Accra Weizo

Picture Caption: L-R: Chairman, BOT, NANTA, Mr. Steve Isokariari, Organiser 4th Accra Weizo, Mr Ikechi UKo, Mr. Babatunde Annan, Lagos State Ministry of Tourism , Arts and Culture, Zimbabwean Ambassador to Ghana, Mrs. Pavelyn Tenclai Musaka, Mrs Ada Oni, Lagos State Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, NATOP President, Hajia Bilikisu Abdul and NATOP BOT Chairman, Mr Nkereuwem Onung at the just conluded 4th Accra Weizo Tourism and Travel Conference held in Ghana. The new push to position Lagos as the Tourism hub of West Africa and the Entertainment Capital…

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