Ghana as a more preferable destination for weddings because it’s much cheaper in
terms of cost and much closer in terms of distance – a flight to Ghana from
Nigeria is approximately about an hour compared to Nigeria to Dubai which is 6
hours on average.”
This disclosure was made by the newly
appointed MD of Jumia Travel Nigeria, Omolara Adagunodo at the just concluded
Akwaaba Travel Market which held for 3 days at Eko Hotel & Suites in Lagos.
Adagunodo was on a panel discussion which dissected the topic: “Destination
Weddings As A Tourism Product: Famous Honeymoon Spots Nigerians Visit.”
of different destinations suitable for Nigerians to hold their weddings were
For Ghana, Adagunodo said, holding weddings in choice
locations in the country is preferable due to cost of flying guests compared to
Dubai which seems to be more prominent for weddings than Ghana. She emphasized
the importance of promoting tourism within Africa. According to her, Africa is
still really lagging behind in terms of deriving substantial income from
weddings in beautiful locations within the continent so as to boost its growth.