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Nigeria’s Lucky Onoriode George joins African Tourism Board

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The African Tourism Board (ATB) is pleased to announce the appointment of Lucky Onoriode George of Nigeria to the Board. He will serve on the Board as a member of the Board of Private Sector Tourism Leaders.

New board members have been joining the organization before the upcoming soft launch of ATB taking place on Monday, November 5, at 1400 hours during World Travel Market in London.

200 top tourism leaders, including ministers from many African countries, as well as Dr. Taleb Rifai, former UNWTO Secretary General, are scheduled to attend the event at WTM.

Click here to find out more about the African Tourism Board meeting on November 5 and to register.

Lucky Onoriode George of Nigeria is publisher and editor of African Travel Times Magazine, West Africa’s only monthly travel and tourism publication. He is a specialist in the fields of media, marketing, and public relations.

Previous experience includes serving as the Head of Business Day Newspaper as well as a tourism presenter on television, He also worked as the Director of Media for Abuja International Carnival with the federal government of Nigeria.

Lucky is a former member of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Task-force on Hotels, Motels, Inns and Tourist Guide Elaboration as well as the former Publicity Secretary for the Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN).

He is the only Nigerian winner of the European Commission Lorenzo Nalati Prize for Journalists Reporting Human Rights and Democracy in 2006.


Founded in 2018, the African Tourism Board (ATB) is an association that is internationally acclaimed for acting as a catalyst for the responsible development of travel and tourism to and from the African region. The  African Tourism Board is part of the International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP).

The Association provides aligned advocacy, insightful research, and innovative events to its members.

In partnership with private and public sector members, ATB enhances the sustainable growth, value, and quality of travel and tourism to, from, and within Africa. The Association provides leadership and counsel on an individual and collective basis to its member organizations. ATB is rapidly expanding opportunities for marketing, public relations, investments, branding, promoting, and establishing niche markets.

For more information on the African Tourism Board, click here.  To join ATB, click here.

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