As part of efforts towards developing tourism in Akwa Ibom State, Dana Air has stated that it would fly Travel agents, Tour operators and Media to the state on a 2-day familiarisation trip in partnership with Ibom Hotels & Golf Resort on 23rd of February, 2018.
The Communications Manager of Dana Air, Mr Kingsley Ezenwa, who disclosed this to the media said, ‘We are supporting this fam trip as result of our firm commitment towards developing tourism in Nigeria and contributing positively to the economy of any state we fly.’’
Speaking further, Kingsley said, “You cannot talk about tourism without aviation and vice versa, and it’s not just about flying to a state but helping to build the potentials of the state.’’
Commenting on the initiative, the Chief Executive Officer of Nigeria Travel Week, Efetobo Awhana said, “that the major objective of Nigeria Travel Week is to promote domestic and inbound tourism in Nigeria.”
According to him, “We are convinced that we have a huge market that can buy into domestic tourism with sustained and strategic promotion and we believe this fam trip will help travel professionals, and media to learn more about the destinations and make it easier for them to sell to their customers.”
He continued, “We are grateful to Dana Air for always being committed to its Corporate Social Responsibility and Ibom Hotels and Golf Resort for supporting.’’
Dana Air, the official carrier of Akwa United FC of Akwa Ibom state, is one of Nigeria’s leading airlines with over 27 daily flights from Lagos to Abuja, Port Harcourt, Uyo and Owerri.
The airline is reputed for its innovative online products, world- class in-flight service and unrivaled on time performance.