Africa’s largest online travel agency, Wakanow has unfolded plans to transform into a hi- tech company that will provide technological solutions to the travel industry.
Its Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Mr Bayo Adedeji, disclosed this last week when the company rolled out the drums to celebrate and reward its teeming customers.
According to Adedeji, the event which was held in Lagos, brought together customers, travel enthusiasts, and airline partners across the aviation industry.
Adedeji said the event was put together as part of an effort to strengthen relationships with existing customers and show appreciation for their long-term partnership with Wakanow.
With over a decade in the industry, the company, he said, has grown a set of loyal customers who made the brand stand tall in the industry.”
According to him, “We want to use this opportunity to thank everyone that has come a long way with us and reaffirm our commitment to giving more value to our customers and partners. All our customers have shown commitment based on the trust they repose in our services within the travel industry. I would also like to appreciate all members of staff who have continued to delight our customers. There can be no Wakanow without you.”
Adedeji said looking into the future, the company will transform into a travel-tech company that will provide technological solutions for the industry.
He said : ” This is another way of ensuring that customers get optimal service from us and we keep winning in the industry across the globe. We will also open new offices across the country so that we become more accessible for our customers.”
Customers were rewarded with various gifts at the black-tie event, some of the winners won tickets to any destination of choice, these include Opeyemi Bada who won Turkish Airlines ticket; Elijah Obafemi Nakpodia won Air France KLM ticket; Omotayo Saba won Air Cote D’Ivoire ticket; Adedeji Ashiru won Lufthansa ticket; Abiodun Adegoke and Kogbe Oluwafisayomi won Kenya Airways tickets respectively.
Others who were also rewarded include the highest selling affiliate- Ifeanyi Nwankwo of Captains Travel Agency with a Business Class Ticket to anywhere in the world; top twocustomers- Adewunmi Ogunsanya and Bright Afiwerie with Business Class tickets; Philip Osadebe got an all-expense-paid trip to Egypt and Wonuola Olatunde Lamidi won a United Airlines flight ticket to the United States of America amongst many other rewards.
The audience wined and dined while the award-winning artist, Chike, was on the bandstand.