Wednesday , 18 May 2022

Travel and Tours

Akwaaba Travel Market facilitates exploration of Africa Caribbean heritage

CARIBBEAN Tourism Organization will exhibit at Akwaaba Travel Market and host the Caribbean Panel discussion at EKO Hotel, Lagos, Nigeria, slated from today,  22 to 24 September 2019. The topic of African Heritage of the Caribbean…Connecting the Dots takes centre stage at the Akwaaba Travel Market in Lagos, Nigeria, September 22 – 24, where the Caribbean Tourism Organization has been …

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Gambia Tourism Board hails Akwaaba as air arrival grows by 39%

AKWAABA, African Travel Market has continued to be a melting point for tourism destination marketers, as new figures released by the Gambian Tourism Board revealed that air arrival from Nigeria increased by 39 per cent compared with previous years. Director of Marketing, Gambia, Adama Njie, affirmed that African Travel Market (AFTM) popularly known as Akwaaba, an annual organised travel and …

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Uganda showcases its top tourist attractions at Akwaaba 2019

UGANDA Tourism Board (UTB) in collaboration with Ugandan Tour Operators will be presenting the country’s top tourist attractions to Nigerian Travel Trade and travelers at the 15th Akwaaba, African Travel Market 2019. Uganda with a rich pristine nature, cultural and historical African religious heritage has lined up tourism experts from the tourism board and tour operators to market and promote …

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Business Travel Management, CWT unveil new Travel Management brand partnership

BUSINESS Travel Management Ltd. (BTM) has announced partnership with CWT (formerly Carlson Wagonlit Travel), to enhance business travel in the country and provide consistent safe and secure business travel driven by technology. BTM will be representing the CWT, the business-to-business-for-employees (B2B4E) travel management platform brand in Nigeria and will bring further focus and cohesion to positively impact the continent, enhancing …

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Business Travel; the future, the disruptors and the impact

Lola Adefope THE chatter surrounding Business Travel has reached a tipping point, with many players scrambling to get a larger piece of the $13billion dollar pie, according to Rancoteur. GBTA [Global Business Travel Association] estimates the industry represents spending of much more than that worldwide and predicts that number will rise to $1.7trillion by 2022. The corporate travel Industry is …

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NANTA to host IATA EasyPay Workshop nationwide for travel agencies

NATIONAL Association of Nigerian Travel Agency (NANTA) will be hosting nationwide training for IATA and Non-IATA registered travel agencies in Lagos, Port Harcourt and Abuja at no cost to enlighten Travel Agents on the IATA EasyPay (IEP) plan. President of the Association Mr. Bankole Bernard, also said the platform will be used to set its house in proper order by …

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Gambia returns to Nigeria for Tourism Marketing at Akwaaba 2019

DIRECTOR General of the Gambia Tourism Board, Abdoulie Hydara has confirmed that Nigeria is a very important market for Gambian tourism and the reason for the country’s attendance at the Akwaaba trade fair every year. Hydara said in a statement made available by Director Marketing, Gambia Tourism Board, Adama Njie read,” Nigerians are known as high spenders and with the …

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African Diaspora Tourism Association to be launched at 15th Akwaaba as winners emerge

AFRICA Travel Quarterly, (Atqnews.com), has unveiled a shortlist of Diaspora winners of the Africa Travel 100 Global personalities awards. The award recognizes personalities of African Origin, living in Africa or outside the continent, irrespective of their current citizenship or nationality that has been contributing to the development of the continent and its Diaspora in the area of Tourism and Travel. …

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Finchglow Travels call on TMCs to diversify, train trade partners

Opens new office to ease transaction in Abuja TRAVEL Management Company (TMC), Finchglow Travels, has emphasized the need for embrace technology and to upgrade the operations of travel agencies in the country as it trained trade partners in Abuja recently. This is just as Finchglow Travels  opened  another branch in Abuja to provide customers with ease of access to the …

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