The conference was a 2 day conference that started on the 6th of September and ended on the 7th of September while the Awards ceremony held on 8th September. I attended Day 1 and Day 3 and I am glad I did…
All 3 days event held at Eko hotels and suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria.
The event was in collaboration with: NESG (Nigerian Economic Summit Group) and some other bodies.
The conference focused on the theme: Tourism in Africa: Catalyst for Accelerated Economic Empowerment. The topics discussed includes: Empowering women and youths through tourism, Future of tourism in Africa etc.
There was also a section where tourism brands got to pitch their innovative ideas (Tourism Hackathon 2.0).
There was also exhibition were various brands such as : Wakanow, Angel style travels and tours, Eko hotel and suites,Hospitality pro, Lagos continental etc. displayed their products and services.
The award ceremony celebrated tourism and hospitality brands in Africa, congratulations to all the nominees and winners. The award categories include: Travel Agency of the year, airline of the year, hotel of the year, female trailblazer of the year, rising star of the year, best initiative to impact the African tourism and hospitality industries, restaurant of the year, chef of the year, travel vlogger of the year, tourism association of the year, African tourism destination of the year, African tourism board of the year etc.
We also had yummy buffet at the award ceremony.
See more on Pyne’s website, replay on their YouTube channel and Instagram page( link to website and YouTube channel on their Instagram bio:@thepyneawardsafrica)