The organisers of AKWAABA African Travel Market in Partnership with Atqnews.com have released the names of 33 more shortlisted nominees for the second edition of Africa Travel 100 Women 2022.
The organisers had earlier released 30 names as nominees in the first batch.
According to Ikechi Uko, the organiser of the event, nominations are still on-going as Akwaaba African Travel Market is scheduled to hold on October 31st – 1st November, 2022 at Eko Hotels Convention Centre, Eko Hotels & Suites, Lagos.
“First held in 2017, the Africa Travel 100 Women Awards recognizes African Women who have excelled in the area of Travel and Tourism. Some of the past winners who serve as Judges have sent in their nominations. Every African Woman in Travel and Tourism Business qualifies for these Awards. This is the initial Shortlist of 30 Excellent African Women chosen by some of our Judges.
In the coming weeks more names will be added to the growing shortlist.
Past Winners are not eligible so please do not mominate someone who was listed in 2017.”
Below is the Second List of Nominees for Africa Travel 100 Women Awards 2022.
1. Fiona Ngesa – Acting Director, Market Development, Kenya Tourism Board
2. Angela Njehia – Director, Tierranjani Africa, 1st accredited food waste consultant in Africa and a Champion for Sustainable Tourism, Kenya
3.Jane Karanja – CEO Terra Madre, Community Based Tourism, Kenya
4.Yar Mayendit – Chairperson Association of Tourism
5. Alice Jada – Operations Manager Tourism, South Sudan
6. Ms Sthembiso Dlamini – CEO, Gauteng Tourism Authority South Africa
1. Jennifer Bamuturaki – CEO, Uganda Airlines, Uganda
2. Mahlet Kebede – Head Ethiopian Holidays, Ethiopia
3. Ewemade Atake – Manager Industry Solutions, Africa and Middle East (AME), IATA, Nigeria
4. Ms Nothando Mathe – Mokone, SAA, South Africa
1. Nicole Ansoni – MD, Ainca Steak House, Rwanda
2. Aluel Majier Gai – MD, Afrotech Hotels, South Sudan
3. Pearl Motaung-Mlangeni – GM, My Pond Hotel, South Africa
4. Fortune Gowera – RTG, Zimbabwe
5. Zoula Natacha Florentine – Director of Sales, Radisson Blu, Mbamou Palace, Brazaville
6. Ms Faith Francis – Tsogo Sun, South Africa
TRAVELS / TOUR OPERATORS
1. Alisa Asamoah – President TOUGHA, Ghana
2. Denise Nijimbere – Tour Operator’s Supervisor, National Department of Tourism, Burundi
3.Wonuola Lamidi – CEO, Diamonds & Pearls Travel, Nigeria.
4. Fatima Vazir – Director, Jeffrey Travel, Congo DRC
5. Khomotso Kelsal – Magkale Tours, South Africa
6. Ndilimeke Imbili – Xceptional Tours, Namibia
7. Dr. Latasha Blanton – The Real South Africa, SA
8. Leina Lemomo – Msafiri Travels, Tanzania
1. Ms Sindile Xulu – CEO Tourism Investment Africa 360, South Africa
2. Ms Bulelwa Msengi – Park Manager Bontebok National Park, South Africa
3. Dr Esther Munyiri – Director, for Global Tourism Resilience & Crisis Management Centre, East Africa, Kenya
4. Winnie Kiiru – Elephant Conservationist & Chairperson Wildlife Research Institute, Naivasha, Kenya.
1.Elizabeth Sasu – CEO, GH-Aviation Publication, Ghana
2. Mrs Gaye Clara – CEO, Raf’Prod Group, Senegal
3. Peace Anyim-Osigwe – CEO, African Movie Academy Awards , AMAA, Nigeria
1. Funke Ogunkoya-Futi aka Sassy Funke – Nigeria
1. Jessica Nabongo – First Black Woman to travel to every country in the world, Uganda/American