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Akwaaba ATM 2019: Gambia Returns For Tourism Marketing

The DG of the Gambia Tourism Board - Abdoulie Hydara has confirmed that Nigeria is a very important market for Gambian tourism and the reason for its attendance at the Akwaaba trade fair every year.

Nigerians are known as high spenders and with the close proximity to the Gambia, the country has an opportunity to penetrate fully in the Nigerian market.

Many meetings are lined up during the Gambia's presence in Nigeria to showcase what the Gambia has to offer to Nigerians.

Due to the importance it puts in Nigeria, the Gambia tourism board will appoint a Destination Manager to represent the Gambia towards the promotion and marketing of destination Gambia in Nigeria.

The Gambia has lots of investment opportunities to offer to potential investors in Nigeria and the need to sell this among others In Nigeria.

With only four hours flights the Gambia is an ideal place for Nigerians. Facilities available in the Gambia are in line with what most Nigerian travellers want in a country like shopping, Honey Mooning, conferencing, unbeatable gastronomy, good and standard hotels to name a few.

The 2019 Akwaaba ATM will hold from 22 to 24 September at Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. To register, send email to or call +234 814 628 8455/+234 803 305 6095.

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Comments (25)

Sep 21, 2022

We just booked our QATAR 🇶🇦 HÔTEL yesterday for 2 différent short stars of 2 nights and 3 nights for the Final… . Not exactly cheap but ok price for 4.5 Stars luxury and in Doha Center City! Thanks and Good Luck everyone! Vamos MEXICO!


Sep 30, 2022

Wow! Stunning! Hilton seems to be taking Africa by storm. Just a couple of years back, they opened the first ever in Eswatini.


Oct 24, 2022

Wonderful event and topics discussed, hopefully we see the manifestations in our African airline businesses in the nearest future. Kudos to you all.


Nov 10, 2022

Hi, I'm Lucy. Please how do I embark on my travel/ tour business. I am newbie and help..


Nov 18, 2022

Prices in the Sol Torremolinos Don Pablo are the same than two weeks ago.


Dec 04, 2022