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It is the only international travel fair in West Africa; it's a face to face marketing platform for travel companies; and a meeting place for travel and tourism investors to network. Because of the large turnout of participation, drawing attendance from over 20 countries; numerous airlines, both domestic and foreign; and leading Africa hotel chains, attracting more than 10, 000 visitors, it is referred to as ‘‘Where Africa meets the world’’.

“While numerous inns have multiple buildings, to have five separate entities is not common,” said Kris Ullmer, executive director of the Professional Association of Innkeepers International. You will have a different experience at each of her properties,” said Edwards.

There are just “a small percentage of innkeepers with that level of longevity.” Greenwood has built a unique model according to fellow inn owner Daniel Edwards of Morehead Manor in Durham, N. Greenwood’s inns offer upscale accommodations in historic properties with what she calls “old-fashioned hospitality and modern-day conveniences.” Guests are called by their names and there are amenities such as fresh-squeezed lemonade served on the front porch.

Sometimes buses stopped at gas stations where people could change and wash themselves.” When Greenwood opened her first inn in Brooklyn, guests were generally family, friends and neighbors.

About 95 percent of their guests were Black then, versus 40 percent today.

“The business made enough money for us to live in a beautiful mansion, rent and expense free, so we began building up a nest egg from our day-job income to be able to buy more property.” Today, Greenwood has 13 employees.

She said last year Akwaaba’s sales surpassed the million-dollar mark, with much of the profit being reinvested back into the company.

It was a sentiment that would be repeated with almost every encounter over the following ten days. Use your experience to make the world a better place.

Each time we were introduced to a new person, he or she would smile and gently say, “You are welcome.” Two faculty and fifteen students from the Kent State University College of Nursing Kent and Salem campuses set out on a 14-day trip. As an American I am largely isolated from most of the things that are going on around the globe.

Unable to stay at white-owned hotels, Black travelers used “The Negro Motorist Green Book,” published from 1936 to 1966, to find Black owned-and-operated lodging.

Sandra Butler-Truesdale, once a cosmetologist for the bands of James Brown and Ray Charles remembers how unforgiving the road was for Black musicians.

In Ghana, we visited the #37 Military Hospital, Nyaho Medical Center, the Willows Foundation and the School of Nursing and Midwifery at the University of Ghana. I was fortunate to meet Mary Efua Odeba Ashley, the former Deputy Director of Critical Care, now retired and working as a labour and delivery nurse. With the store clerks in their African dresses, it wasn’t until I caught a glimpse of myself in the mirror that I even remembered. I feel closer to those who are getting by with so much less than we do.