ANJET honours NATOP BOT chairman, Onung with 2020 Tourism Award

Photo caption: CEO, Akwaaba African Travel Market, Mr Ikechi Uko receiving ANJET Award 2020 on behalf of Chairman, Remlords Tour, Mr Nkereuwen Onung from the President, Association of Nigerian Journalists and Writers of Tourism (ANJET) as Mrs Taiye Olayemi of News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) looks on. The Association of Nigerian Journalists and Writers of Tourism, ANJET, has honoured the chairman, Board of Trustees of the Nigerian Association of Tour Operators, NATOP, and First Deputy President of Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria, FTAN. Mr. Nkereuwem Onung with its 2020…

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ANJET seminar 2020: Dr. Babalola calls for creation of sole tourism ministry

Photo Caption: From left, Zonal Coordinator, Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC), Mr Rotimi Ayetan, Publisher, African Travel Times, Mr Lucky George, Director of Research, Lagos Council for Arts and Culture, Mr Azeez Sheriff, ANJET President, Omololu Olumuyiwa, Representative of Commissioner of Tourism Lagos State, Mrs Ada Oni, Keynote speaker, Dr Wasiu Babalola, CEO, Akwaaba African Travel Market, Mr Ikechi Uko, Zonal Coordinator, National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR), Mrs Chinyere Uche-Ibeabuchi and Moderator, Prince Wale Olapade.   Chairman, Institute of Hospitality, United Kingdom and Nigeria, Dr Wasiu Babalola, has reiterated…

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Lai Mohammed, NCAC NTDC, NIHOTOUR DGs, others to grace ANJET Tourism Seminar Nov. 17

The minister for Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, director general National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Segun Runsewe, director general, Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC), Mr. Folorunso Coker, director general, National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR), Alhaji Nura Kangiwa,  will lead a host of top industry players, including founder, Akwaaba African Travel Market, Mr Ikechi Uko for the 2020 edition of the Tourism Seminar organised by the Association of Nigerian Journalists and Writers of Tourism (ANJET). The seminar  billed for Tuesday, November 17 with the theme…

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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’s 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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