AFRICA TRAVEL CONTENT CREATOR CONFERENCE held on the 1st of June , 2023 at Ebony Life Place, Victoria Island, Lagos , Nigeria is the largest gathering of travel content creators in Africa.
The event has the captains of tourism industry all over Africa both physical and virtual to share in their wealth of knowledge with others and learn on way forward for tourism in Africa, also to use tourism and positive storytelling to rewrite and renew our Africa image.
The Edo State Commissioner for Arts, Culture and Tourism, Prince Bamidele Obaitan with his passion for advancement of societal values through socio-cultural reorientation to ensure that youths get the right guidance to preserve Nigeria’s rich cultural heritage is the special guest of honour of the event. He was in attendance with his lovely family.
The event has great speakers with versed experience in tourism within and outside Nigeria, Amb. Ikechi Uko , the founder of Africa Travel Quarterly News(ATQNEWS) and he is the organizer of AKWAABA African Travel Market.
We also have Pelu Awofeso, the founder or Travel Next Door, Valerie Masumbuko PhD, Human Right Activist and Expert in Gender and Development gave us the importance of our indigenous languages as our identity anywhere we found ourselves. The great Michael Runkel, the most traveled photographer in Africa gave us a captivating history with his pictures.
The picture that speaks experts, my dear brother Bolaji Alonge (Eyesoflagosboy) and Sanni Olarotimi of (Safari Wedding) based in Kenya also played a key role in the success of this first of it’s kind and epoch making event.
Women in tourism industry are of great importance to the industry with their abilities to facilitate tours with efficiency and professionalism, we had the likes of Clara Chinwe Okoro, the founder of My Beautiful Afica, Amb. Nneka Isaac Moses of Goge Africa, and our dear Omotoke Fatoki of Alarinka Travel and Lifestyles.
The resource persons and participants within and outside Nigeria were lighten up a little with a great performance by the number one Africa Percussionist Conga player , TAYO CONGA GLOBAL 🌍 with his Wonderful style on his drum.
The event was rounded up with a well served dinner at the roof top of Ebony life Place and small get together at the Landmark & Beach Resort to learn more from the bosses in the industry.