Dr. Oludayo Taiwo Gideon (Ph.D, FCAI, MIHI, MITPN, DTTF)
Director of Studies
Dr. Oludayo Taiwo Gideon (Ph.D, FCAI, MIHI, MITPN, DTTF ) fondly referred to as (GidiBoss) hails from Akure-South LGA of Ondo State, Nigeria. He is a graduate of Business Administration / Marketing respectively from Lagos State Polytechnic, Lagos. He holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Tourism & Hospitality Management from National Institute for Hospitality & Tourism (NIHOTOUR) and bags a Honorary Doctorate Degree in Business Administration from Prowess University, Dewalade, United State of America.
He started his Aviation career in 2008. Today, he has acquired over twenty (20) professional certifications (Domestically & Internationally) in Aviation related trainings and managerial courses.
He has worked with notable Travel companies for about 6 years and won to himself numerous awards and accolades in the travel industry before he ventured into his own business in 2014. He was recently inducted into the Tourism 100 Club and awarded as one of the Top 100 Tourism Personalities in Nigeria during Abuja Jabamah 2019.
Taiwo is a highly motivated and qualified professional with experience in various aspects of Travel & Tourism Management, Business Consultancy, Training, Customer Service/Management and Entrepreneurship.
He is the Group Managing Director/CEO of Aeroport Travels & Tours Limited a full fledge travel Management Company, a financial member of NANTA 2016. and IATA accreditation in view. Director of Studies of Aeroport College of Aviation & Travel Management. A registered and NCAA accredited Aviation Training institute. Aeroport Automobile Company, a licensed Car dealership, sales & maintenance company, Aeroport Express Logistics, a NiPOST approved logistics & courier company, President of GidiBoss Foundation, an NGO established to impact and support younger generation to actualize their dreams & potentials.
He is a Fellow of Corporate Administrator Institute, Member of Institute for Tourism Professionals of Nigeria, Member of Institute for International Hospitality Institute, UK., IATA Diploma Holder for Travel & Tourism. A member of Tourism 100 Club. Patron of Tourism Consultant Club of Nigeria.
He is the Country Director, Public Relations for Institute for International Hospitality Institute. A two-term Publicity Secretary for National Association of Nigerian Travel Agencies.
He is a lover of God, A mentor to many and father of many Travel Professionals.
He is happily married and blessed with children.