Goge Africa, a media and culture brand has won the Destination Award as tourism promoters for the year 2023.
Presenting the award, Mr Oluwadunsin Oluwasuji, said that Nneka and Isaac Moses, Founders of Goge Africa, had been known for showcasing the rich cultural and natural heritage of Lagos State and Africa.
Oluwasuji, the organizer of the award, in a statement said they were also known for their multiple-award winning program, “Goge Africa”, which had been promoting local tourism, African destinations and investment opportunities worldwide.
He said the event placed the spotlight firmly on Lagos, known for its aquatic splendor, as it recognized and honored outstanding brands.
“These prestigious awards are a testament to the unwavering commitment and exceptional contributions of brands in enhancing tourist experience, bolstering Lagos’ reputation as a must-visit destination and the state’s revenue through tourism,” he said.
In his acceptance speech, Chief Executive Officer of Goge Africa, Amb Isaac Moses, expressed deep gratitude to the group.
“We are deeply honored to receive this award. The story of Goge Africa cannot be told without the mention of Lagos, where the idea was conceived and nurtured into the global brand it is today,” he said.
The best fun destination for kids in Lagos went to Hakuna Matata Theme Park, while Jara Beach Resort won the best managed resort in Lagos and Landmark Beach emerged the best tourism destination in Lagos.
Eko Hotel and Suites won the best hotel in Lagos; Nike Centre for Arts and Culture bagged the best gallery and museum in Lagos while Terra Kulture won the best cultural center in Lagos.
The Arcs and Glass Award for the best architectural firm in Lagos went to James Cubitt & Partners.
Reddington Multi-Specialist Hospital emerged the best hospital in Lagos; Pablo by Cubana won the best nightclub in Lagos; Ofada Boi became the best Indigenous Restaurant in Lagos and Eric Kayser won the best restaurant in Lagos.
Other notable awardees include Dayo Adedayo of Dayo Adedayo Photography; Wanle Akinboboye, Founder, La Campagne Tropicana Beach Resort as well as Mark and Millie Slade, Founders of Jara Beach Resort.
Also, Lucia Shittu, Founder, Artelier Concierge & City Connect by Artelier Tannaz Banham; Founder of Lost in Lagos, Olumide Osunsinam; Managing Director, Megamound Investments Ltd; and Titiloye Ashamu, Founder, Ethnikologie.