All arrangements have been concluded by Pyne Awards Africa to mark its fifth anniversary and also award tourism personalities that are changing the narratives in Africa on the 9th September, 2022 at the prestigious Eko Hotels Convention Centre, Lagos, Nigeria in partnership with Eko Hotels & Suites, Nwando’s Signature Events, Sliquors and CMD Travels.
Pyne Awards Africa is a privately owned pan- African award-winning boutique events and consulting firm launched in 2018 with a mission to provide innovative services to the Africa’s hospitality and tourism industries.
“The company is on a mission to influence and shift the narrative of Africa’s service culture, attitudes, excellence, and business structures in hospitality and tourism to align with international best practices and global standards” said, Amaka Amatokwu-Ndekwu, the company’s CEO and Founder.
Birthed in Lagos, Nigeria – one of Africa’s most vibrant cities and the United States of America, the organisation has delivered on its promises year after year with over 30 employees and partners delivering unique experiences through MICE. Today, it has over 50 Pan-African team members, 150+ partners and stakeholders, and a vertical focus on the hospitality and tourism industries.
Pyne Hospitality Company is the curator of the prestigious Pyne Awards Africa, which began in Nigeria and has since expanded participation to several African countries, including Ethiopia, Namibia, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco, Egypt, Tanzania, Botswana, Uganda, South Africa and Rwanda.
The event is powered by Eko Hotels and Suites, Motomedia and Dstv Business. Other brands supporting this year’s event include, Moroccan National Tourist Office, African Tourism Board, Africhange, BIGI, Robert Taylor Media, Silverbird Group, Eat n Go Ltd., Gemini Curator Creatives, Cash Token Africa and many more.
The event has also been endorsed by tourism ministries, agencies and Embassies, to mention a few from Namibia, Ethiopia, Uganda, Nigeria and Botswana.
This year’s event is being hosted by Nigeria, and it will promote and highlight the country’s tourism potential as visitors from all regions of Africa enjoy Nigerian hospitality. The award’s fifth year of expansion into additional African countries will boost the value and prestige associated with winning or being nominated for the awards and the competition has only intensified.
About The Pyne Awards
The mission of this awards is to constantly recognize and celebrate organizational excellence, throw light on exceptional workers and reward their impact in hospitality and tourism industries, search and bring to limelight stars and change makers in the sector and enhance engagement between organizations, brands, people and stakeholders in the hospitality and tourism industry through MICE.
The vision is to be the number one most respected and prestigious awarding entity for pioneers and organizations in the African hospitality and tourism Industries, hence the Pyne Awards Africa being dubbed the “The most prestigious African-owned awards event for the African hospitality and tourism Industries” due to its fundamental principles, industry standards, and commitment to event execution excellence.
African tourism is a rapidly growing industry that attracts a large number of international investors and visitors, and part of Pyne Awards Africa’s mission is to elevate the continents exceptional pioneers to the world stage and spotlight.
Among the benefits of partnering or supporting this event include but not limited to: access and visibility to over 5000 travel, hospitality and tourism brands across Africa, opportunity to position brands at the forefront of the drive to grow and develop the African hospitality and tourism industries; which in turn gives a competitive advantage within a business.