The organising committee of the Nigeria Travel Awards, organised by Jumia Travel, has announced the appointment of Folorunsho Coker, DG, Nigeria Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) as a jury member for the 2 nd edition of the Awards. Others include Michael Balogun, CEO Tour2Nigeria; Babatunde Onibudo, MD Pearlwort Hotel; and Omolara Adagunodo, MD, Jumia Travel.
The jury’s decision will contribute 50% of the outcome, while the other 50% will
be from the public through a voting process. The award ceremony is scheduled to hold this Thursday, February 1 st , 2018. According to the Head of PR & Marketing for Jumia Travel, Olukayode Kolawole the change of date will provide ample time for more people to vote.
There 7 categories to be awarded include: Customers’ Favourite Hotel 2017, Customers’ Favourite International Airline Company 2017, Best Destination Website 2017, Jumia Travel’s Booking Award 2017, Traveler’s Choice Hotel 2017, Best Leisure Hotel in Nigeria 2017, and Best Business Hotel in Nigeria 2017.
The nominees for the Customers Favourite Awards are: Ibis Hotel Ikeja; Golden
Tulip Festac; Federal Palace Hotel & Casino; Southern Sun Hotel & Towers; Owu Crown Hotels; Greatwood Hotels LTD; Newland Luxury Apartments; Citiheight
Hotels; Pearlwort Hotel & Suites; Southern Sun Ikoyi; and Park Inn by Radisson.
The nominees for the Customers’ Favourite International Airline are: British
Airways; Turkish Airlines; Ethiopian Airlines; Air France; Etihad; Emirates; Egypt Air;
& Rwandair. The nominees for the Customers’ Favourite Local Airline are: Medview Airlines; Dana Airline; Arik Air; Air Peace; Azman Air; Overland Air; and Aero.
The nominees for the Best Travel Blog/Website are: TVP Adventures;
Unravelling Nigeria; Travel With A Pen; EatTechTravel; Social Prefect; Irinajo;
Naija Adventures; Khalid, The Workaholic; and Naijanomads.
The nominees for the Best Business Hotel are: Ibis Lagos Airport; Pearlwort
Hotel; Eko Hotel; Radisson Blu Anchorage; Rockview Hotel Classic Abuja; Presken
Hotel & Resorts; Ibis Lagos Ikeja; Hampton Suites; Hotel Seventeen; and Tahir
The awards aim at promoting Nigeria’s tourism sector, and responds to the need
of encouraging hoteliers to improve the quality of their services for further
advancement of their respective destinations.
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