SpotOn Vacations CEO Mark Steve was among the world leaders to be recognized by the Ruler of Dubai during the Pan African Youth Leadership Foundation Global Summit.
At the event on Saturday, July 23, Steve was named the Most Influential Youth Leader of the Year for his leadership contribution to breaking down the barriers to tourism around the world both before and after the pandemic.
The award was bequeathed to him by His Highness Sheikh Rashid bin Majid Al Mualla, the Ruler of Dubai.
“To my fellow youth, this award is dedicated to all of you. ,Never give up.’ Go on! You never know who’s watching. As it is rightly said: We, the youth, are the strength, hope and leaders of tomorrow.
SpotOn CEO Mark Steve (right) speaks during the Pan African Youth Leadership Foundation Global Summit.
“Together we can change the lives of hundreds of people. Let’s roll up our sleeves and continue this journey with more dedication than ever before,” Steve celebrated.
With the recognition, the entrepreneur is one of the 50 most influential global executives in the world.
SpotOn Vacations is a tours, travel and events company that has a vast portfolio across the world with services internationally distributed from Ottawa to Durban.
The Company operates in the Middle East as well as other international countries including Canada, Egypt, France, Madagascar and Morocco.
Steve was at the event alongside other youth leaders including Jorge Matta Arribas from Spain, Sikander Kalla from South Africa and Francis Ben Kaifala from Sierra Leone.
The Pan African Youth Leadership Foundation (PAYLEF) is an organization that ministers to millions of youth with the goal of upholding their aspirations.
“PAYLEF will remain a reliable partner advocating for the youth policies of the African Union and the governments of all member states, complementing sustainable holistic delivery towards an all-encompassing continental, national youth integration and development policy,” reads a description of the Organization.
SpotOn Vacations has been crowned the winner of the World Travel Awards as Kenya‘s Leading Travel Management Company twice in a row, 2020 and 2021.
An award presented to Mark Steve during the Pan African Youth Leadership Foundation Global Summit.