The first-ever African Diaspora World Tourism Awards and Travel Exo in 2013 was indeed a week-end to remember.  People from all over the world enjoyed a week-end of culture, events and cuisine. The awards ceremony, which is being dubbed as the "Oscar's of Black Culture and Heritage Tourism" was the icing on the cake where people came all dressed in their finery. 

 

 Scenes from 2013 African Diaspora World Tourism Awards and Travel Expo:

 

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                                                            Mayor Omar Neal of Nashville, Tennesee with friend attendee

 

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Dr. Babs Onabanjo with delegate from Nigeria

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Dr. Ron Myers, leader of Juneteenth Movement inducted in Hall of Fame

 

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Teen singing sensations Alayse perform at Africana Extravaganza

 

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                                                                  Program consultants Diane Cameron and Sharon Parris-Chambers
                                                                           announcing recipients of awards at ceremony!