Cancellation of the African Diaspora World Tourism Awards & Travel Expo 2016 Event

Following the chief sponsors of the African Diaspora World Tourism Awards not being able to make it, the organizers of this event have announced its cancellation. This event was supposed to be held in Atlanta.

In their communication they said: You are all informed that with great disappointment and sincere regret, the African Diaspora World Tourism Awards and Travel Expo 2016 which were meant to happen this week-end has actually been cancelled.

They further stated that because two if the chief sponsors who had devoted to present these awards at the event at the last minute pulled out, and because people did not pay to register for this event and also pay hotel accommodation, they decided to cancel the event. They added that it was evident that the hotel couldn’t provided them the banquet space at a discount price yet they failed to meet the occupancy rate which they had committed-to at this hotel.

With regret the said they had no option but to cancel this event. They will go ahead and meet the people who will be traveling to Atlanta, include those promoting Uganda Safaris and come next week they will return all refunds.

They continued to convey congratulations to all the awards recipients and they encouraged them to keep doing the great work.