In its fourth year, The Nigeria Tourism Awards has concluded plans to award tourism promoters that distinguished themselves in the preceding year despite Covid-19 pandemic challenges.
The awards event which is expected to take plane onlime due to Covid-19 pandemic social distancing directive in Nigeria comes up on the Saturday 6th February 2021 from 4:00 pm Nigeria Standard Time.
The Balearica Awards (Nigeria Tourism Awards) provide an opportunity to showcase the best of Nigerian tourism service providers and provide a platform to promote, honour and reward excellence in the tourism industry. Enlightened travel and tourism service providers and stakeholders recognize the benefits of competing for The Balearica, identifying the accolade as the recognized benchmark of excellence and a positive influence on growing their business.
“The awards aims at recognizing and supporting tireless tourism practitioners in Nigeria despite going through the hardship created by the pandemic in 2020 which crippled most tourism business across the world.
An Efetobo Awhana concept also provides opportunity for Nigeria to showcase its tourism potentials to the rest of the World.
Nomination for different awards categories have been released by the organizers to the nominees and general public which will be subjected to votings.
The awards categories covered many tourism and related sector in Nigeria:
1. BEST TRAVEL RADIO PROGRAMME 2.BEST TRAVEL TV PROGRAMME 3.BEST BEACH HOTEL 3.BEST PREMIUM DINING RESTAURANT 5.BEST LUXURY HOTEL 6.BEST INTERNATIONAL CHAIN HOTEL 7.BEST HOTEL SIUTES 8.BEST INDEPENDENT BRAND HOTEL 9.BEST BOUTIQUE HOTEL 10.BEST BOUTIQUE HOTEL 11.BEST RESORT 12.BEST TOURISM ATTRACTIONS 13.BET FAMILY AMUSEMENT PARK 14.BEST CASUAL DINING RESTAURANT 15.BEST ETHNIC RESTAURANT 16.BEST LEISURE TRAVEL AGENCY 17.BEST TRAVEL BLOG 18. BEST BUSINESS TRAVEL AGENCY 19. BEST TOURISM PHOTOGRAPH 20.BEST TOURISM JOURNALIST 21.BEST TOURISM PROMOTION INITIATIVE 22.BEST TOURISM VIDEO 24.BEST YOUNG TOURISM PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR.