October 5, (THEWILL) – His Royal Highness, Oba Adeyemi Obalenlege, might be current on the 18th Akwaaba African Journey Market, because the Royal Visitor of Honour.
A tourism fanatic, Oba Obalenlege, had earlier practised as a Tourism Journalist with Thisday Newspaper, earlier than going for PhD in the UK.
Since his ascension to the throne, he has been recognized with many tourism occasions in Nigeria.
This was disclosed in an official assertion of the Akwaaba African Journey Market, issued by the founder, Ambassador Ikechi Uko.
Based on him, Oba Obalenlege might be joined by the Minister of Tourism of Sierra Leone, Dr Memunatu Pratt.
Dr Pratt might be successful an award because the Finest Tourism Minister in West Africa. Since she turned the Minister, her profile had risen and her effort to advertise Sierra Leone had earned her international recognition together with her appointment to the UNWTO Committee.
She might be joined by girls of excessive affect from over 25 nations in Africa, for the Africa Journey 100 Girls awards.
Amongst them would be the Lagos State Commissioner of Tourism, Arts and Tradition, Pharm Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf and the LAMATA CEO, Engineer Abimbola Akinajo.
The duo emerged as prime winners within the Management class of the Africa Journey 100 Girls’s Award for the 2022 version. The Tourism management Class winners embrace
Ministers of Tourism from South Africa, Tanzania and Sierra Leone.
Based on the organisers, the winners emerged by means of public on-line votes, whereas the judges selected others – 70% of the winners have been chosen by judges, whereas the general public selected 30% by means of on-line votes.
Uko stated the Africa Journey 100 Girls’s award might be held on October thirty first, on the Eko Lodges Conference Centre, Eko Lodges & Suites, Lagos, as a part of the 18th Akwaaba African Journey Market occasion.
“First held in September 2017, the Africa Journey 100 Girls Awards recognise African Girls who’ve excelled within the space of Journey and Tourism. Each African Lady within the Journey and Tourism Enterprise qualifies for these Awards. There was the preliminary shortlist of 30 wonderful African Girls chosen by a few of the Judges.
The commissioner has been on the forefront of driving tourism development within the forefront of driving the expansion of tourism within the state with many lofty initiatives to restart tourism after the pandemic. Lagos is the one state in Nigeria that has formulated a formulated tourism Masterplan for the sector.
The Lagos Metropolitan Space Transport Authority LAMATA has invested closely in infrastructural services within the state’s transport sector, guaranteeing the seamless motion of Lagosians. The agency not too long ago launched LAGBUS, and LAGFERRY and can quickly fee the Lagos Blue Mild Rail challenge in December. LAMATA has a few of the largest investments in infrastructure in Africa, constructing 2 Rail Traces on the identical time. These are the most important quick rail initiatives in West Africa.
The 2nd version of the Award will once more recognise African Girls who’ve excelled within the space of Tourism Management, Journey & Excursions, Aviation, Hospitality, Conservation & Advocacy, Youth, Media, and World Travellers.
In September 2017, over 100 Journey Professionals from completely different nations converged in Lagos, Nigeria, for the primary version of the Africa Journey 100 Girls Awards.
The winners got here from over 20 nations. It was the primary time African Girls in Aviation, Hospitality, Tourism and Management had come collectively to community and fraternise at an occasion of such magnitude.
The occasion on the thirteenth Akwaaba African Journey Market created lots of relationships and partnerships that also stand right now, bringing Africans a lot nearer.
The Organisers are of the view that one of the best ways to carry Africa out of the two years of the pandemic expertise is to rebuild previous partnerships and construct new ones.
The reunion will carry collectively winners of the 2017 version and new winners of the 2022 version.
The Organisers of the Largest Journey and Tourism Expo in West Africa have determined to present lots of consideration to Medical Tourism and Well being Insurance coverage on the 2022 Version of the Occasion. That is due to the rising significance of Medical Tourism in Africa.
Turkiye is quick changing into the most well-liked vacation spot for Medical Tourism with its top-grade services and world-class care system.
The Turkish Hospitals and Professionals might be becoming a member of Hospitals from UAE, India and different Asian nations on the first Main Medical Tourism occasion in Nigeria on the 18th Akwaaba.
African and Nigerian Well being Administration Organisations and Specialists Hospitals are anticipated to hitch them for this occasion. These African Hospitals will work together and study from these worldwide gamers on how they’ll scale their operations to draw each home and worldwide medical vacationers.