Amazons of Sports Tourism Africa Induction to Hold on 31 May
In a hybrid of live and virtual event, meritoriously and purposefully selected women pushing back the frontiers of sports tourism across Africa will be inducted into the prestigious African Sports Tourism Week’s Amazons of Sports Tourism hall of fame, come May 31st.
The hall of fame which is an offshoot of Travel Gurls Sport Week, African Sports Tourism Week’s CSR initiative is a collection of women with positive disposition towards sports tourism and those who - through innovation, creativity and resilience - push back the frontiers of sports tourism in Africa.
The induction ceremony will be conducted by Ms. Celine Lafoucriere - UNICEF Lagos Chief Field Officer, Thekiso Rakolojane - Regional Manager (West Africa) of South African Tourism, Desmond Chiji - LaLiga Global Network Delegate to Nigeria & Ghana, HE Dr. Bobby Moroe - Deputy High Commissioner of South Africa to Nigeria and Cuthbert Ncube Ncube - Chairman of African Tourism Board*.
The inductees include Clare Akamanzi - CEO of Rwanda Development Board, Moonira Ramathula - 1st Vice President of Gauteng Sports Confederation, Remi Faderera-Johnson- CEO of Seventh Sports & Events, Ngozi Ngoka - CEO of Zigona Travels & Tours, Charity Githinji - CEO of Tadanza Africa, Folashade Falokun - CEO of MyJays Classic Events, Moyo Ogunseinde - Founder, Upbeat Recreational Centre, Damilola Pedro - Head of Growth & Partnership Gamr Africa, Wanda Ibru - founder of Practical African Tourism & Hospitality Ways, Betty Radier - CEO of Kenya Tourism Board, Nomasonto Ndlovu - former CEO of Limpopo Tourism Agency,
Other inductees are Stella Fubara-Obinwa - Director of African Operations Dubai Tourism, Bisi Olowo - Managing Director of Interguide Air Services, Ubongabasi Nseobot - Sales & Marketing Manager of Southern Sun Ikoyi, Edith Udegbe - Head of Corporate Sales Delta Air Lines, Yvonne Mukabana - Marketing Officer at Confederation of African Football, Tayo Popoola - Organizer of Lagos Women Run, Amaka Amatokwu-Ndekwu - founder of Pyne Awards Africa and Megan Oberholzer - Portfolio Manager WTM Africa.