- Chidozie Uzoezie
Cabo Verde Airlines, ET, Others Partner Akwaaba for Abuja Jabamah
Cabo Verde Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), and NIHOTOUR have been confirmed as partners for the 7th edition of Abuja Jabamah.
The one day event is set to take place on the 18th of November 2019 at the Exhibition Hall of the International Conference Centre (ICC) Abuja.
Cabo Verde Airlines is making its first appearances at the tourism event organised by Akwaaba African Travel Market. Cabo Verde Airlines, previously branded TACV Cabo Verde Airlines, is a scheduled passenger and cargo airline based in Praia, Cape Verde. It is the national flag carrier of Cape Verde, operating flights to West Africa, Europe, North America and South America and will commence operation from Lagos, Nigeria this December. This flight from Lagos will connect travellers to America, Europe and Latin America. Ethiopian Airlines is no stranger to Akwaaba African Travel Market as it treated guests to a night of Ethiopian Experience at the just concluded event in Lagos. Ethiopian Airlines is the biggest Airline in Africa. In its seventy plus years of operation, Ethiopian has become one of the continent’s leading carriers, unrivaled in efficiency and operational success. As part of events lined up for the day, NIHOTOUR has partnered to treat guests to a city tour of Abuja. NIHOTOUR, a Federal Government institution was established to meet the ever growing needs of tourism to provide best and quality service in the hospitality and tourism industry by introducing and training professionals in that field, as well as introducing post-graduate courses in the travel and tourism and hospitality fields. NIHOTOUR will be at Jabamah to educate the public on her offerings and services. Abuja Jabamah is a Travel event put together by the organizers of Akwaaba African Travel Market in its efforts to drive domestic tourism. It seeks to play host to a huge travelling population, hotels, tour operators and travel agents to recognised and Induct the 2019 batch of Nigeria’s Tourism 100 club.
The 2019 inductees with a key focus on emerging leaders within the youth population consists of exceptional tourism promoters, CEO’s, Government officials, Media and Exceptional employees of Companies positioning Nigerian Tourism to the world.
There will be B2B speed networking sessions while specifically showcasing the tourism attractions of northern Nigeria and delegates will have the opportunity to have a taste of Northern delicacies which will be catered by Abuja’s Chef Fatima. Director General NCAC, Otunba Segun Runsewe has been setting ablaze the old form book of government agencies who are heard of only during budget defenses. With the just concluded successful NAFEST, NCAC is partnering with Jabamah just2 days before its international event.