TOURISM: Jael Akyeampong Wins Outstanding Female In Hospitality Award
Experienced tourism and hospitality expert, Jael Agyei Akyeampong has received a prestigious industry honour from The Feminine Ghana Achievement Awards, 2022 edition.
On June 10, 2022, Jael Akyeampong was adjudged the Most Outstanding Female in Hospitality by the 8th edition of the scheme. The conferment ceremony was part of the main gala night that took place at the plush Accra Marriott Hotel, with over 100 influential public and private organizations and top players from various sectors, who converged to celebrate well-performing professionals.
Speaking to content curator Kelly Nii Lartey Mensah after the event, Jael expressed joy and gratitude to the scheme governors for selecting her for the award.
“It is very humbling and uplifting at the same, that our efforts are gradually being recognized by competent bodies and that we can have the needed motivation to bring more innovation into our work” – Jael Akyeampong told Kelly.
The Feminine Ghana Achievers Awards has over the past eleven (11) years, on different occasions, honoured and continues to honour high-performing industry professionals, through their local and international events.
“This is prestigious in the sense that, a lot of women have been at the forefront of the tourism economy, and they require the inspiration – that schemes like this provide. The future is for us, women and we are ready to make it work” – Jael explained to Kelly.
Jael is an award-winning female hospitality professional recognized as a trailblazer in Africa’s fast-growing hospitality industry. She is the General Manager at RB PARK- HILL HOTEL Ghana with over 10 years of active operational experience in the Tourism and Hotel Industry.
Jael holds a BA in International Hospitality Business Management from the University of Derby, the UK after her successful college days at The College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London (CONEL). She also did Voluntary work for Nightingale House Hospice, AVOW and BAWSO in Wales UK.
Jael has worked with Travel Agencies in the UK.After a successful Completion of her Internship at JW Marriott in Central London. She has also worked with Marriott Hotel Accra. She is the Founder and CEO of The Haven Honeymoon Concierge (Travel Agency).
In 2021, she was nominated as the Rising Star for The Pyne Hospitality & Tourism Awards held in Nigeria and also won the Most Admired Female Hospitality Professional from Hospitality Awards Ghana 21’.
Her new project is currently the TEENS Tourism and Hospitality club in Ghana which aims to bring teenagers between the ages of 13-17years together through Mentorship and coaching, Introducing career paths and Educational Trips and Pursuing Higher Education. Provides a venue for young people to broaden their horizons, expand their networks, and improve their abilities.
Jael is a Talent Agent, she serves as a role model to young women within the hospitality Industry. She provides coaching sessions and assists students with their career paths.
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