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AKWAABA 2019: Dubai Tourism to showcase its eminence in the UAE

A delegation of the Dubai Tourism Board is set to attend the largest African Travel Market tagged AKWAABA (meaning welcome) slated to hold from 22nd -24th September at the Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos Nigeria.

Dubai has become the biggest tourist destination for Nigerian travellers with over 20 flights a day emanating from Lagos and Abuja.

It is believed that over 300,000 Nigerians pass through Dubai every year.

Understanding that Nigerians and other Africans are big spenders in the Emirates, the Dubai Tourism team will come with a bang to showcase its eminence on the largest platform for African travellers this year.

The Dubai team will be launching a dedicated breakfast to meet the entire travel trade tagged ‘A glimpse of Dubai’.

About 22 companies and a high-powered delegation from the DTCM will engage Africa on Destination Dubai.

Dubai will also be giving out lots of Prices and gifts to participants via Raffles.

The DTCM Delegation includes Issam Kazim CEO, Dubai Corporation for Tourism and Commerce Marketing; Stella Obinwa Director Africa, International Operations; Shae Brotherton -Senior Manager Integrated Experience Management.

Other delegates include: Tareq Binbrek, Senior Associate, International Operations; Salim Ali Mohamed Dahman, Senior Manager Campaigns, Campaign Management, and Janelle Lewis, Senior Manager, International Communications, PR and Communications.

In partnership with the DTCM, some travel companies will be given the platform to unveil their trade. They include:
1)    Mida Travels
2)    Pacific Destination Tourism L.L.C
3)    Palazzo Versace Hotel L.L.C
4)    Red Apple Middle East Tourism LLC
5)    Royal Arabian Destination Management DMCC
6)    The Ritz Carlton Dubai
7)    Travel Destination Online DMCC
8)    W Hotel Palm Jumeirah
9)    Wings Tours Gulf (L.L.C)
10)    Copthorne Hotel
11)    Emaar Hospitality Group LLC
12)    Avani Deira Dubai Hotel
13)    American Hospital
14)    VPS Group
15)    Dubai Health Authority
16)    Expo2020
17)    Golden Sands (3) Hotel Apartments
18)    Golden Treasure Tourism L.L.C
19)    JA Resorts & Hotels L.L.C
20)    Rayna Tourism L.L.C
21)    Jumeirah Group
22)    Orient Tours LLC

With this chain of partners showcasing the allure of Dubai Tourism, the 15th AKWAABA 2019 promises a rich event for all visitors and participants.


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