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Changing the Dynamics of the Tourism & Hospitality Industries in Africa

Pyne Awards stage

Recently updated on March 12th, 2024 at 04:09 pm

The Pyne Awards is an annual event celebrating excellence, growth and hard-work of all stakeholders operating in the hospitality and tourism industry in Nigeria & Africa.

It is well attended by guests from over 20 nationalities who have hospitality and tourism businesses in Africa, investors, industry stakeholders professionals from other industries & government agencies supporting the hospitality and tourism industry in Africa.

“We are 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” according to Amaka Amatokwu-Ndekwu, the company’s CEO and Founder.

Born in Lagos, Nigeria (one of Africa’s most vibrant cities) and the United States of America, we have delivered on our promise year after year and expanded into other African countries with over 30 employees and partners delivering unique experiences through MICE. Today, we have 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 its participation to several African countries, including Ethiopia, Namibia, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco, Egypt, Tanzania, Botswana, Uganda, South Africa and Rwanda.

Performer on stage

Pyne Awards Africa will mark its fifth anniversary and awards event on September 9th, 2022 at the Eko Hotels Convention Centre Lagos Nigeria in partnership with Eko Hotels & Suites, Nwando’s Signature Events, Sliquors and CMD Travels.. The event is powered by Eko Hotels and Suites, Motomedia, 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 been endorsed by tourism ministries, agencies and Embassies, to mention a few from Namibia, Ethiopia, Uganda, Nigeria, and Botswana.

This year’s event is hosted in Nigeria, and will promote and highlight the country’s tourism potential as visitors from all regions of Africa enjoy Nigerian hospitality. The awards’ fifth year of expansion into additional African countries boosts the value and prestige associated with winning or being nominated for the awards.

About The Pyne Awards
Our Mission is Constantly recognizing and celebrate organizational excellence, throw light on exceptional workers and reward their impact in Hospitality & Tourism industries, Search and bring to limelight Stars & Changemakers in Africa’s Hospitality & Tourism industries, Enhance engagement between organizations, brands, people and stakeholders in the hospitality and tourism industry through MICE.

Miriro Matema
the authorMiriro Matema
Born in Zimbabwe and living in South Africa, Miriro is a seasoned publishing editor and writer, having worked with leading brands in investment, business leadership and entrepreneurship. Passionate about Africa’s development, Miriro is also a dynamic marketing consultant with 10 years experience working with startups and large multinational corporations. With a heart for travel, Miriro spends her time discovering the nooks of crannies of Africa’s hidden gems, taking the roads less travelled, meeting the beautiful people that call Africa home while exploring their food and culture. Miriro is currently a writer with Byolife Travel and Gallivant Africa