Industry Wrap: These Nigerian-based travel content creators made our 2022

The year 2022 was such a good year for the Nigerian travel industry which, like others, is on its way to recovering from the 2020 global pandemic. To kick-start the year 2023, it’ll be great to look back at how far we’ve progressed in 2022 and the amazing change makers pushing the Nigerian travel industry to greatness through web-related content. These Nigerian-based travel content creators made our 2022.

That Toke lady:

Omotoke Fatoki is a perfect embodiment of Nigerian travel creator. She has traveled to all 36 states of the country, as well as the FCT. In 2022, Toke took us through her experiences through the 36 states, as well as all the connections she made. She initially started out being a tourism promoter equipped with nothing but determination. Her adventures round the country has earned her a lot of media recognitions, features, and industry awards. Some places that Toke has been featured includes BBC radio Africa, Genevive magazine, Rubbing minds with Ebuka, zikoko, and many more.

Toke also runs impact adventurers, a global community of travel lovers and fun seekers using travel as a force for good, as well as alarinka community.

Toke’s Instagram

HeyNikeh:

Nikeh is a travel and lifestyle content creator inspiring us to live our best life and explore the earth. She’s a fast-rising force in the Nigerian travel industry with the local indigenous content she creates. Nikeh’s content are inspiring as well as creative. They give you a vibrant perspective of the destination showcased.

Nikeh has worked with different brands within the country to promote tourism, including MTN ng. She runs a fun travel community of young adults living their best life at funaticsflex.

Nike’s Instagram

Rouvafe:

Favour Onyeoziri is a digital creator creating original travel experiences and content. Favour’s travel content in 2022 gave us all the necessary tips and tricks to know when visiting a destination. He believes that we should live life full and die empty.

Favour runs happyorange, a travel experience company that creates original travel experiences and content. He also runs a digital media agency, rouvefedigital that helps SMEs grow.

Favour’s Instagram

Abuja city tourist:

Remi of Abuja City Tourist (ACT) is an Abuja-focused Nigerian tour guide. As a local niche tourism promoter and brand storyteller, she shows us the beauty of Abuja through her eyes, and camera lenses. She discovers hidden gems in and around the city. Her style of storytelling is simplistic. She passes the message across in the easiest way that her audience can relate with. Her Instagram stories are very engaging and insightful as well. Remi has been featured in the media.  

Remi runs ACT tours, an extension of Abuja city tourist, where she curates memorable experiences like private, group, and honeymoon tours.

Abuja City Tourist Instagram

Ijeawele Blog:

Favour of Ijeawele blog is a Nigerian travel blogger showcasing the best of Southeastern Nigeria, and beyond. Favour’s focus is on states like Bayelsa, Imo, and Abia state. In 2022. Favour took us round the way of life in these states, as well as exposes hidden gems and local businesses around the state.

Favour blogs at ijeawele.com

Favour’s Instagram

IamVeraFrank:

Veronica is a travel and lifestyle content creator based in Nigeria. She captures the beauty of Nigeria just the way she sees it. Veronica tells her travel stories through creative visual content as well as video content on her Youtube.

Her growth in the travel industry isn’t surprising as she is very passionate about travel and tourism. Veronica’s instagram highlight covers states across the country that she has visited.

Vera’s instagram

Tayo Aina:

Tayo Aina is a storyteller who utilizes video content for storytelling. He loves sharing stories that matters. He started his storytelling career with exploring and showcasing the beauty of Nigeria through his Youtube channel.

Tayo’s Instagram

Freezle:

Freezle is a Nigerian travel and tourism promoter, as well as an industry certified tour guide. He runs explore9ja, a travel and tour company that promotes domestic tourism, offers hospitality and tour services for locals as well as foreigners.

Freezle’s instagram contents are relaxing and calming. He shows the peaceful side of Nigeria and it’s lovely to see.

Freezle’s Instagram

HayStaar:

Esther Mayowa is a digital travel content creator focusing majorly on food, travel, and lifestyle. She showcases the beauty of the Southern part of Nigeria majorly Cross River state. Esther is a youtuber and your guide to all the fun things and places in Calabar.

Haystaar’s instagram

Jumoke Smiley:

Jumoke is an experience curator, a travel entrepreneur, and a travel writer. Her travel contents are a mix of tips, and tricks as well as friendly. Little wonder she runs a travel community at tsptravels. Jumoke explores off-the-beaten paths in Nigeria and has been nominated for several industry awards.

Jumoke has been featured in several media content home and abroad, as well as Radio and TV stations. She has also facilitated a travel Africa talks session at the AfricaNXT 2022.

Jumoke’s Instagram

Thatgiftedgirl:

Mercy Uka is a lifestyle and travel content creator. Her creative infusion of fashion into her travel content is a brilliant one that captures her audience in an entirely different way.

Mercy showcases the beauty of the western part of Nigeria. She creates video content on her youtube and encourages people to travel with her via her travel community, Tripscove.

Thatgiftedgirl instagram

InstaDairy of a local travel girl:

Localtravelgirl Gigi is an adventurous travel blogger reliving and exploring Nigeria. Her travel content are fun, and daring. She puts the A in adventure.

Gigi runs a travel consulting agency, Bubudynamicconcepts, that takes care of travel reservations across Nigeria.

Gigi’s Instagram

Your Location Girl:

Vee Obi is a travel location guide and a digital creator based in Owerri, Nigeria. Vee creates travel content centered around showcasing the beauty of the Eastern part of Nigeria. She explores places, shares amazing locations and hidden gems in the city.

Vee’s travel content are based on genuine reviews of places she has visited. This keeps her audience engaged. She curates e-travel guides to help you navigate the city better.

Vee’s Instagram

The Lagos Tourist:

Hamda Koya is a travel blogger and content creator focused on showing off Lagos. Her content are focused on the life in Lagos including events, concerts, food, art, and Lagos life in general.

Hamda organizes trips and hangouts for members of her community as well.

Hamza’s Instagram

Niyi Fagbemi:

Niyi is a filmmaker and producer creating unique video content that shows Nigeria in a different light. Niyi’s videos bring a certain peace and calm to the perspective the world has created about the country.

His works inspire many people home, and abroad to visit the country.

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Niyi’s Instagram

Roselyn Abba:

Roselyn is a wanderluster and travel content creator inspiring us to live our best lives with authenticity. Her travel content are playful and friendly, giving off the vibe that you can travel and have fun while at it.

Roselyn runs alyntraventures, a travel company that helps individuals plan trips, vacations, team bonding and fun activities.

Roselyn’s Instagram

The travel industry looks forward to everything these creators have instore for us this year, as well as more creators that would be joining this ever growing industry.

Which of these creators do you follow and enjoy their content?


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