The Balearica Awards is the climax of the Nigeria Travel Week. The Balearica Awards 2019 took place on Friday 22nd November, 2019 at the Federal Palace Hotel to celebrate outstanding travel and tourism professionals and trend setters in the Nigerian tourism industry.
The Daily Reports, Pelu Awofeso went home with the Award for Best Travel Journalist in a keen contest that was determined by online voting.
The Man Pelu Awofeso
Pelu Awofeso is a Nigerian freelance travel writer with keen interest in the arts, culture, traditional architecture and the environment.
His writings have appeared in the World Policy Journal, Africa Today, Africa in Words, 234Next and Sowetan, among many others.
He has published four travel books, edited an anthology of global travel writing by Nigerian writers and is currently working on his fifth travel collection.
When he is not writing or travelling, Awofeso takes visitors on guided tours of his home city of Lagos and neighbouring states.
He is currently the Online/ New Media Editor with the The Daily Report.