Backed by a team of Nigerian investors, the trio of Onyeka Akumah, Wale Ayorinde, and David Aseku birthed a new online travel booking company, Travelbeta. Travelbeta (‘beta’ pronounced as pidgin English for ‘better’) has set its eyes to impact the online booking market through excellent customer service, provision of the most affordable travel rates in the country and 95% success-rate visa advisory services to destinations like Dubai, London or Cape Town.
The online booking company boasts of its ability of providing bookings to over 300,000 hotels worldwide including over 1000 Nigerian hotels and flights to 900 destinations worldwide at the most affordable rates. Posed as a unique and luxurious travel company, customers can enjoy services beyond flights and hotel bookings. Travelbeta also offers corporate travel services, group tours and packages, care rental services and travel insurance and is also a destination management company. Why go to a city and not feel its best spot? Travelbeta ensures you get the best on every trip as she enjoys partnership with reputable destination companies.
The website is said to be in sync directly to the Amadeus global travel distribution system, to which all airlines in the world upload their schedule. This assures that customers are served accurate travel schedules and fares in real-time.
The Travelbeta founding team is made up of experienced hands in the online booking and technology space. The Chief Commercial Officer, Mr. Onyeka Akumah has worked as the marketing head of major online businesses in Nigeria including Jumia, Konga and online travel agency Wakanow. Mr. Wole Ayorinde, Travelbeta’s Chief Technology Officer has over 13 years experience in technology management with many start-ups in Silicon Valley. The Operations Manager Mr. David Asuku, has over 15 years experience in the Nigerian travel industry and was involved in the start-up and management of several travel companies including Wakanow and Holloway Travels.