Nigeria’s top 100 hotels by room number would be showcased and honored at Akwaaba’s 17th African Travel Market.
This was revealed by event organizer Ikechi Uko, who said hospitality and touring were the biggest victims of lockdowns from the Covid-19 pandemic across the world.
“This was even truer in Nigeria, as the economy was hit and entered the second depression in six years. There is a need to revitalize the market and revive the industry. This is the reason why the organizers of Akwaaba have chosen to recognize the major hotels in Nigeria, in the hope of connecting them with tour operators from other countries to create a necessary synergy which will renew the leisure economy ”, a said Uko.
Uko gave the reasons why delegates should attend the 17th edition of Akwaaba African Travel Market, which will be held at Eko Hotel & Suites on November 29-30, 2021, as Akwaaba 2021 pledges to reconnect delegates with key players in the industry and join forces. to put tourism back on its feet.
“It will help delegates discover new destinations in Nigeria during Naija7Wonders presentations. The event will serve as the venue for the unveiling of Nigeria’s shortlist of Seven Natural Wonders. The search for the Seven Wonders of Nigeria was launched last year to bring attention to Nigeria’s tourist attractions, ”Uko said.