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“I realised quickly that I enjoyed travelling. At the drop of a hat, I would jump onto a plane to go visit an exciting destination.”
Toyin says her goal for the future is to continue to be instrumental in what Wakanow.com is building
in Africa as a key player in technology and travel.
Wakanow.com is a proudly African company and the leading booking portal for Nigerians, Africans and Africans overseas according to Toyin.
“We’ve raised the bar for the travel landscape in Africa,”
“Amadeus is the trailblazer when it comes to travel technology in Nigeria. The solutions they have, the information they have, the way they employ solutions, how they apply it to the different environments… Certainly for Nigeria, they have gone a long way to help the adoption of technology in the constraints that we face as a country.”
“In Africa, when you think about trust, it is still related to a physical being. It is important to offer a personalised service if you want to keep market share and gain market share.”
“Globalisation is not a new thing. It’s one of the things that came into play when e-commerce opened up in 2000, but it’s something we are seeing a lot more of in the travel industry now.”
“People are accessing the Internet via their mobile phones in most developing countries. So, the travel industry will need to develop apps or sites that are quick and that give good information and can give good turnaround.”