The 14th edition of Akwaaba African Travel Market opened with a bang on Sunday, September 10, 2018.
The Eko Hotels venue was besieged by thousands of Nigerians and other Africans, including Ghanaians, Gambians, Namibians Ethiopians and South Africans.
On this occasion of the annual travel show and exhibition that is a gathering of tour operators on the continents, the exhibition hall of the upscale Eko Hotels was packed full and radiated with glitz and glamour.
Declared opened by Nigerian’s Director General of National Commission for Arts and Culture (NCAC) Otunba Segun Runsewe, the occasion was attended by Nigeria’s fashion icon Senator Florence Ita-Giwa and ambassadors from several African countries. Some highlights of the opening day included powerful presentation made by Ghana Tourism board, picturesque displays by the Lagos Cultural Troupe and a round of the perennial Jollof Rice war between Ghana and Nigeria who were joined in this year’s contest by the Gambia.
Below is the summary of the day’s proceeding is pictures.