About Us

Akwaaba African Travel Market is an international travel, tourism and hospitality event organized annually in Lagos, Nigeria aimed at businesses, investors, governments decision – makers and buyers in the industry, providing business opportunities, industry news and showcasing products in Africa and around the world.

90+ Speakers

The first Akwaaba African Travel Market (AFTM) was held in Lagos in 2005.

15+ Main Sponsor

Nigeria endorsed Akwaaba African Travel market as the official designated travel event in Lagos state.

Why Join Us?

According to the Lagos State Ministry for Tourism, Arts and Culture, "This is in fulfillment of the state government promise to announce a yearly calendar of events to guide programming, visiting tourists and visitor's decisions".

Some past Event Speakers

Akwaaba African Travel market as a reaching platform to bridge her gap with Nigeria.

Ikechi Uko

Event Organiser

Dr. Memunatu Pratt

Minister of Tourism of Sierra Leone

Oba Adeyemi Obalenlege

His Royal Highness The Olota Of Ota

Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf

Honourable Commissioner for Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Lagos state

H.E. Dr. Benson Alfred Bana

Tanzania Ambassador to Nigeria

Bayo Adedeji

Chief Executive Officer Wakanow

Aminat Akanbi

Founder Triplisters

Iyiola Mariam


Sharon Palacio

Chairperson In2Belize Travel & Tours

Abdoulie Hydara

Director General The Gambian Tourism Board

Alhaji Bamanga Tukur

Executive President African Business RoundTable - Nigeria