The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Moontouch Travel Limited, Madam Radia Adama Saani, has been adjudged best Travel & Tourism CEO of the year 2020 at the 3rd Northern Excellence Awards.
The event took place at the Nim Avenue Hotel in Tamale, on Saturday, 27th March 2021.
She received the prestigious award alongside other distinguished personalities such as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Yendi Constituency, Farouk Aliu Mahama, Deputy Managing Director of Agricultural Development Bank (ADB) Hassan Tali, Hajia Alima Sagit, the Executive Director of Savanna Women Integrated Agency and the wife of former Northern Regional Minister, Hon. Salifu Saeed, and Presidential Staffer, Napaga Tia Sulemana.
The bilingual entrepreneur’s hard work and leadership qualities, attracted the attention of various organizations and earned her remarkable achievements and admiration.
Speaking in an interview, Radia Adama Saani explained that despite unavoidable threats posed by the covid-19 pandemic to businesses globally especially in the Aviation & Tourism sectors, Moontouch Travel Ltd, through instrumental leadership, braved the storm and positioned the company as one of the best performing Travel Agents in Ghana with significant tour operations and consultancy.
She commended the award scheme for duly recognizing the positive strives she made even in the midst of challenges to stay relevant in the travel and tour business.
According to the celebrated entrepreneur, the award secured further cemented her determination to use quality leadership to impact society especially making young female professionals from the North and the entire country proud with her achievements.
“I am excited that my hard work has been recognized by an institution that is scanning the system to appreciate the efforts of those contributing positively to society and assist to create jobs to reduce the unemployment situation in Ghana.”
The citation accompanying the award read “This is in recognition of your remarkable achievements as a global player in the travel and tourism industry. Your leadership skills have not only positioned Moontouch Travel Limited into a competitive global brand, but also as one of the daring inspirational ladies making great difference in Ghana’s travel and tourism sector. This is why organizers of the most prestigious northern excellence awards find it appropriate to salute you through this distinguish award. On this day, we honor you with the title NExA 2021 TRAVEL AND TOUR CEO OF THE YEAR”.