GILBERT ABEIKU AGGREY – ABEIKU SANTANA [MR. TOURISM]
CEO KAYA TOURS GHANA LIMITED, KAYA MANAGEMENT SERVICES LIMITED, BAYSLODGE APARTMENTS, HOST ON OKAY FM & UTV
Abeiku Santana also known as Mr. Tourism has contributed over 23 years of his professional life to Radio and Television Broadcasting, Events, Public Relations and Advertising, Marketing Communications, Tourism Management and Hospitality.
Abeiku Santana holds Masters Degree in Tourism Management from University of Cape Coast, Post Graduate in Public Administration from Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration, Associate in Legal Studies and Litigation from New York Paralegal School, Advance Certificate in Public Relations and Advertising from Ghana Institute of Journalism.
Abeiku Santana occasionally serves as visiting lecturer to Africa University College of Communications, Pentecost University College, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, University of Ghana among others institutions.
Abeiku Santana’s transformational and visionary leadership dates back to 1997 when he worked at Radio Z in Koforidua, now Eastern Fm as Assistant Programs Manager. He also worked at Radio Mercury in 1999 – 2001 as Deputy Programs Manager.
In the year 2001 to 2002 Abeiku Santana became the hottest Radio Drivetime host in the Ashanti Region of Ghana with the highest audience and advertisers on his Radio show at Ash 101.1fm in Kumasi.
Abeiku Santana joined the Multimedia Broadcasting group in the year 2002 to 2010 as Head of Music programs and Events Promotion Coordinator until he joined Despite Media Group as host of the Drivetime Radio Show on Okay fm Entertainment Presenter on UTV.
Currently the CEO of Kaya Tours Ghana Limited, Abeiku Santana was recently adjudged among the Top 100 Travel & Tourism professional in Africa. He was inducted into the Chartered Institute of Marketing Ghana (CIMG) in 2008.
Santana is a member of the Association of International Travel and Tourism Professionals, Skal. The former Tourism Ambassador for Ghana is also a Pan Africanist who promotes Africa integration through Travel and Tourism Trade.
Abeiku Santana continues to provide consultancy and advisory support services to corporate institutions and individuals.
With several awards to his credits, Santana is a solution to leadership challenges confronting Africa and also empowering the youth through training and mentorship.