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Akua Washington, CMP

Douglasville, Georgia Travel Agent
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Akua Washington, CMP

Douglasville, Georgia Travel Agent
An independent agent with Travel Leaders in Albertville, MN
14 Reviews | 100% Recommended
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Cultural & Heritage Travel Specialist

Mole National Park - Ghana
Mole National Park - Ghana

Greetings! Thanks for taking the time to view my Travel Leaders Profile!  I have been in the hospitality industry for 17 years with experience in both hotel sales as well as event planning. In 2013 I earned the Certified Meeting Professional designation from the Events Industry Council (formerly Convention Industry Council). Along with selling travel, I also teach hospitality courses to the future leaders in the industry. I personally believe in the importance of experiences over material possessions. The memories you create while traveling will remain with you forever. It is the one thing you buy that makes your richer!

My area of expertise is both family and group travel to island and African destinations. I also coordinate international meetings and events worldwide. I believe that the world is not such a big, scary place when you take time to immerse yourself in the culture of others. I have family connections to Africa (Ghana, specifically) and I have learned first-hand how that this beautiful, mineral rich continent has the potential to change the lives of those who visit with an open heart and mind.

I give my clients personalized care and attention both prior to, during and even after your travels. Let's connect and start planning your unforgettable adventure!

Each year, our company hosts several small group tours we call Group Getaways. Visit the website: www.ohenebatravel.com for more information on upcoming tours and to register today. 

 

2020 Group Getaways

Join us on a specially crafted Group Getaway in 2020! 

Travel Dates:           

  • Cultural & Heritage Tour of Ghana - April 3-11, 2020
  • Meet Me in South Africa - May 23-June 2, 2020         
  • Southern Caribbean Island Hop (Adults Only Cruise) - August 2-9, 2020       
  • Romance in Seychelles (Independent Adventure) - November 22-28, 2020
  • Best of Senegal & The Gambia - December 4-13, 2020         
  • Ghana 2.0 + Nigeria Holiday Getaway - December 26, 2020 - January 8, 2021

 

CERTIFICATES & AWARDS

Certified Meeting Professional CMP
South Africa Sales Specialist

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Mole National Park - Ghana

I'm so excited to share my recent trip to Ghana with you. While I've been to Ghana several times, I've never traveled to the Northern Region. This time I made a special trip to Mole National Park to enjoy some time with the elephants! 

After a short 1 hour flight from Accra... Read more from my Mole National Park - Ghana story.

My Reviews

Rating: 4.9 14 Reviews | 100% Recommended

The Best Trip ever!!

Reviewed By Birthday Trip - Atlanta Ga | Traveled to Lagos ~ Nigeria ~ Africa
Akua was so patient and available. Always ready to help
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
12 of 20 people found this review helpful
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Excellence at best!!

Reviewed By SweetC11 - WHITE HALL, Arkansas | Traveled to Cozumel ~ Quintana Roo ~ Mexico
It was great, she kept me informed and gave great service regarding preparation. Already working on next travel event.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
10 of 18 people found this review helpful
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This trip was amazing!!

Reviewed By B.Bishop - Marietta,GA | Traveled to Mexico
I enjoyed working with Ms Washington. She was very professional. She provided me with all the information I needed for my trip I'm a timely manner.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
9 of 16 people found this review helpful
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All we had to do was pack and enjoy!

Reviewed By Teena - Chicago | Traveled to Atlanta ~ Georgia ~ USA
Akua is a professional but yet very personable. Akua is very detailed which made our Girls Trip memorable!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
12 of 22 people found this review helpful
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Our African Adventure

Reviewed By KJ - Atlanta, Georgia | Traveled to Accra ~ Ghana ~ Africa
Working with Akua Washington was wonderful. She is organized, efficient, and detail oriented. From the initial consultation, planning, finalizing our details, departure to Accra, and our return. Akua was with our group every step of the way. She listened to our wish list and from there created the perfect trip with the perfect mix of beach vibes (his wishes) and history and culture (my wishes). She provided us with several itineraries to choose from, and all itineraries were within budget. She guided us on local customs, what visa, and vaccinations would be needed, and how to exchange money. She also searched for flights and booked our flights. All that we had to do was pack our bags. When we arrived in Ghana, our tour guide was friendly and eagerly awaiting our arrival. All of the tour guides were very knowledgeable of the country, and made us feel right at home. I never felt like a tourist per se. I will most definitely call on Akua when I am ready to book my next adventure.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
8 of 15 people found this review helpful
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Jamaica, Jamaica

Reviewed By Moses - Stone Mountain, Georgia | Traveled to Montego Bay ~ Jamaica ~ Caribbean
I found Akua very attentive and efficient. All required and suggested paperwork was provided timely.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
Akua Washington, CMP responded:
Thank you for your kind review. It was my pleasure to assist!
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Life-changing trip!!!

Reviewed By Sharmelle - Riverside, CA | Traveled to Ghana ~ Africa
I feel honored and blessed to have found Akua as my travel agent for my trip to Ghana. She went above and beyond to ensure that we had a wonderful trip. She suggested places to go and things to do that I would have never thought of. Akua was quick to respond to our emails, texts and calls, even when upon our arrival in Ghana. My birthday trip to Ghana was memorable and life changing and I thank Akua for making it happen! She is professional , friendly and welcoming. I highly recommend making Akua your travel agent and I will surely be using her in the future.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
2 of 4 people found this review helpful
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You are never lost/forgotten

Reviewed By S&M - Dallas,Ga | Traveled to South Africa ~ Africa
Akua, very instrumental every step of the way. Was available even when needed miles away. Truly, would and will use her services again. Excellent! Excellent! Excellent!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
Akua Washington, CMP responded:
It was such a pleasure working with you and your wife to craft the trip of a lifetime. I'm so grateful for your kind words and I look forward to working with you both on the next adventure!
5 of 10 people found this review helpful
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Great trip

Reviewed By Jeffery - memphis tn | Traveled to Accra ~ Ghana ~ Africa
The best period
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
7 of 14 people found this review helpful
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Trip of a lifetime!

Reviewed By E & J - Walnut Creek, OH | Traveled to Ghana ~ Africa
When I first started looking into travel arrangements for Ghana, I felt overwhelmed. We had traveled in East Africa many times, but this was a first for us and with two teenagers. After talking with Akua, I felt like it would all be manageable, and more importantly, a wonderful trip. We visited our niece in the Peace Corps, then traveled some before returning home. Our travel arrangements all went very smoothly, from the early stages of planning and getting immunizations, to the last day of the trip. We were fortunate also to actually meet and travel with Akua for part of the time. We are so glad our paths crossed and we are so very grateful for all the work Akua and Michael did to make our trip a success. We would definitely recommend her services to anyone travelling to Ghana. Thank you!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
6 of 12 people found this review helpful
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My 50th Birthday celebration

Reviewed By Puddin - Bolingbrook IL | Traveled to New Orleans ~ Louisiana ~ USA
Akua Washington
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
7 of 14 people found this review helpful
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Girls trip

Reviewed By Tanya - Joliet , IL | Traveled to Cozumel ~ Quintana Roo ~ Mexico
My experience was great . Very organized. I received my full itenary a few weeks before departure.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
9 of 19 people found this review helpful
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A Special Return: Five people to me

Reviewed By Renee - San Diego | Traveled to Accra ~ Ghana ~ Africa
I was referred to Akua by a Ghanaian tour guide, from Ghana. She went beyond the call of duty, at least two times. We were in Ghana at the same time. I appreciate you Akua.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
Akua Washington, CMP responded:
I am so happy that we were able to meet in person and enjoy some of Ghana together. You were an absolute joy and I hope to be of assistance in the future. Call me anytime!!
4 of 10 people found this review helpful
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Girls Trip: Birthday Celebration

Reviewed By Shawny B - MANHATTAN, KS | Traveled to Mexico
Best experience all around.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
8 of 18 people found this review helpful
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