By Innocent Orok
The countdown to the prestigious National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA) Awards has begun with a jingle, “We crown the Best”
which is the focal media jingle of the prestigious NANTA Eminent Persons Award, slated for November 12 in Abuja.
Mrs Susan Akporiaye, President NANTA, disclosed that the Award overall mission is to celebrate industry achievers and role models, nothing that this year’s Eminent Persons Award will be executed with the best tradition of excellence which the association is noted for in its 46 years existence as the leading private sector body in Nigeria.
” We shall try to better the tradition, to unveil the champions of the industry, and related enterprises. Nothing shall be left to chances, we shall be clinical and treat our awardees, sponsors and visitors to the best hospitality offerings ever seen anywhere.” She started.
Mrs Akporiaye further informed that NANTA for the first time in the history of the industry, is introducing a Media Hall of Fame, to capture and chronicle the names of Nigerian media persons, who played supportive role in the growth of the association, adding a that NANTA fellowship recorgnition, will also be bestowed on selected NANTA members who were passionate about the affairs of the association and have also shown examplry conducts as pathfinders to opening up other streams of investment outside travel trade.
” We are going to also inaugurate a fellowship body for few of our very enterprising members and others whom we are proud to associate and look up to, it is going to be a big engaging night of good music and fun too.” she further explained.