The 2019 Edition of Akwaaba African Travel Market is receiving more VIP guests from Nigeria, Africa and Beyond. The Royal Father for the Event is His Royal Majesty the Ooni of Ife.
He will be joined by the Tourism Ministers from Ghana and Uganda. Hon. Dr. Ziblim Barry Iddi (MP) the Deputy Minister for Tourism, Arts and Culture from Ghana will lead the Ghanaian Tourism Delegation to Akwaaba this year While Hon. Godfrey Kiwanda Suubi State Minister for Tourism will be leading the Ugandan Tourism Delegation to Lagos.
The Chairman Senate Committee on Tourism Senator Rochas Okorocha will be the Guest of Honour at The Tourism Diaspora Conference on the 23rd of September. The biggest Travel Exhibition in West Africa will open on Sunday 22nd of September by 2pm. It will be declared Open by the Father for Tourism in Nigeria Chief Mike Amachree.
Akwaaba 2019 will witness the 3rd Edition of the famous Jollofrice war on Sunday along with Uganda day. Monday the 23rd will start with Dubai Day, Gambia Day Celebration, African Diaspora Tourism Conference spotlighting the year of return and recognition of Africa Travel 100 Global Tourism personalities Awards. On Tuesday 24th is Aviation day follow by Africa Youth Tourism session Ethiopia Day Celebration.
AKWAABA, also known as Africa Travel Market (AFTM) serves to bring travelers, airlines, hotels, restaurants, tour operators, travel agents, state tourism boards, foreign trade and other tourism sectors together for networking, promotional and business purposes. Now in its’ 15th year, the AKWAABA events have been successful and have attracted exhibitors from over 25 countries and numerous attendees from around the Globe.