Top Nigerian travel bloggers resident here in Nigeria will be meeting up at Social Media Week (SMW) in Lagos next week, to discuss how to promote tourism in Nigeria through story-telling, the impact social and digital media on the travel, tourism and hospitality industry in Africa, as well as issues affecting domestic tourism in Nigeria. This event also serves as an opportunity for Tourism Boards, hotels, marketing companies, attractions/destinations and travel media to share ideas, best practices and explore how social media is being leveraged to grow the travel industry in Africa.
The event has been tagged #TravelAfrica Rediscover Nigeria… Using Social Media To Promote Nigeria To Nigerians and shall consist of a panel of top Nigeria-based travel bloggers and an audience of interested tourism enthusiasts.
If you are a tourism enthusiast, travel practitioner/expert, travel writer, upcoming travel blogger etc. and you wish to attend, please see details of the event below:
#TravelAfrica Rediscover Nigeria… Using Social Media To Promote Nigeria To Nigerians
Date: Tuesday, February 18, 2014.
Time: 12:00PM – 1:00PM (Pls note that it was recently shifted from 3pm to 12 noon)
Venue: SMWexperience Hub (Jupiter Room / First Floor) at Four Points Sheraton Hotel, Oniru Chieftaincy Estate, Plot 9/10, Block 2, Lekki, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Speakers are: Pelu Awofeso (Travel Journalist, Homestead publishing), Folarin Kolawole (Travel Blogger and Founder of Naijatreks.com), Tannaz Bahnam (Founder/Managing Director of Lost In Lagos), Ify Acholonu (Founder of Save our Treasures Heritage Foundation), Lape Soetan (Travel Blogger at www.lapesoetan.com), and Adaobi Okonkwo (Graphic Designer/Illustrator and Blogger at www.dobbyssignature.com).
For more details about the event, visit SMW Lagos 2014.
This article was written by Folarin Kolawole
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