The organisers of Akwaaba African Travel Market have collaborated with US-based Africa Diaspora Awards to organise a Africa Diaspora Tourism Conference.
The conference is expected for September 2019 as part of the 15th Akwaaba African Travel Market in Lagos.
This is part of the drive to promote sustainable relationship among Africans using tourism.
The Executive Director, Africa Diaspora Awards, Kitty Pope said she was excited to be a part of the project and 2019 marks the 400 years of the Trans-Atlantic slave Trade.
Organiser of Akwaaba African Travel Market, Mr. Ikechi Uko, said Akwaaba Travel Market has grown to become the most important African tourism marketing platform in West Africa drawing attendance from numerous visitors from over 20 countries.