After the success of last year maiden edition of Destination Tourism Night (DTN), the President of Travelogue Communications Ltd, Mr Ayo Omotoso has disclosed to LEADERSHIP that the 2018 edition will hold at Eko Hotels and Suites on Saturday, 15th September, 2018.
Speaking about the event, Omotoso stated that DTN as an acronym is a mice platform where all destinations will explore and exhibit their unrivaled tourism offerings to the participants in a friendly atmosphere to learn, reignite and mix with other rainbow tourism landmarks.
He said, “The meat of tourism promotions is solely for socio-economic development of nations. The value of tourism across the globe is phenomenon. It powers economies and supports communities. Nations have great tourism potentials, if well developed, and properly marketed, would transform and change lives.Tourism is seen globally as an alternative to oil in terms of employment, income generation and economic growth. It is also believed that tourism contributes faster to every nation’s GDP!
“The 2018 Destination Tourism Night is an evening of ‘’touritainment’’, integrated with cultural banquet in an ambience that will showcase the rich cultural heritage and destination potentials across the tourism regions with great opportunity to harness the economic benefits of the ecotourism assets across the country.
“This year’s theme is Unveiling Tourism Delights in Diversity’’ thereby making it a destination hub, connecting the stakeholders, diplomats, fashion Community, Entertainment industry, corporate Organizations, Government Agencies, Hospitality Community, Airlines and members of the general public in an atmosphere steeped with touritainment attractions,” Omotoso said.
He explained further that the, “2018 edition will feature Destination Presentation, Tourism Market Exhibition, Music and Cultural Display, Clothing Exhibition, Tourism Comedy and Raffle Draw among other attractions.
“The event will attract numerous tourist destinations in Nigeria, as well as other Africa countries like South Africa as a Major Destination Partner among others.
“The Tourism Comedy segment of the event, will be packaged by Lanre Makun Events, as this will feature A-list Comedians in order of Ayo Makun, popularly known as AY, Akpororo, and Acapella. I look forward to our media partnership with Leadership Newspaper due to your spread and unique style of editorial”, he added.