NAMES of winners of 2016 edition of the African Travel Times Award, have been unveiled by organizers of the annual event.
Awardees include Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN), which won the Most Visited Religious Destination in Nigeria; Peacock Travel and Tours went home with the Most Innovative & Efficient Travel Agency in Nigeria and Sheraton Abuja Hotel & Towers carted home the Best Public & Media Relations Hotel in Nigeria.
Other winners are Akwaaba Travel Market, winning the Most Valuable Travel Fair in Nigeria, while the Most Active Travel & Tourism Association in Nigeria was won by Nigeria Association of Tour Operators (NATOP).
The award is in recognition of “excellence” in the travel and tourism sector in Nigeria, and to encourage stakeholders to strive for excellence in the sector.
Announcing the names and congratulating the awardees, Publisher/Editor of the magazine, Lucky Onoriode George, said he was delighted having them emerge winners at this year’s edition, and therefore, urged them to keep it up.
George reiterated his intention to make the award a West African and the entire African continent affair in no distant time.
Winners of the various awards are selected based on the decision of panel of industry experts and professionals in the various subsectors.