An international management firm, which specializes in Tourism & Hospitality Entrepreneurship and based in Lisbon, Portugal, the Africa United Consulting, has appointed Dr Akinkunmi Fakeye, as its Director, with the task of identifying tourism and hospitality potentials in Nigeria that are deserving of investments in ideas and financial capital with the view to bringing tourism and hospitality in Nigeria to the world’s centre stage.
In the letter of “Partnership Agreement and Appointment as the National Director of Tourism and Hospitality Development in Nigeria”, it credited the rationale for routing for Dr Fakeye, to the federal government policy direction which has acknowledged tourism as one of the cornerstones to drive social and economic growth in the country.
And since Honourable Fakeye is a veteran in the travel, tourism and hospitality business in Nigeria, he would provide the synergy crucial for Africa United Consulting to avail the industry of its expertise with the goal of propelling travel, tourism and hospitality enterprises into making appreciable contribution to the Gross Domestic Product, GDP, of the national economy.
According to the Partnership Agreement and Appointment letter signed by Mr Mike Tavares, Founder and Chief Executive Officer/CEO, Africa United Consulting, it revealed that the independent African Management Consulting company specialized in the field of Tourism and Hospitality exclusively dedicated to the African market.
Mike Tavares said the company’s core business is to market and promote African countries as global destinations, highlighting their uniqueness and assisting on the planning and development of their tourism strategies, products and services.
Industry players and other stakeholders especially in the downstream of the industry are eagerly looking forward to the innovation that Africa United Consulting and its team will bring to bear on Africa’s most populous nation.
Apart from Nigeria’s endowment of various natural habitat that attracts both domestic and international visitors, the market for air travel in Africa is obviously dominated by Nigeria. Hence, a push in travels will have a corresponding impact in hospitality and tourism and the numerous ancillary enterprises down the line will also flourish.
Africa United Consulting on its website narratives claimed that the company’s core business is to market and promote hospitality, leisure, travel & tourism in African countries nay Nigeria.
TOP PICTURE: Dr Akinkunmi Fakeye, Country Director, Africa United Consulting.Share