Travelstart Travel Agency Launches in Nigeria
Travelstart Online Travel Agency Launches in Nigeria
Travelstart, Africa’s leading online travel agency, recently announced the beta launch of its Nigerian website www.travelstart Already popular in South and East Africa, the website offers Nigerian travellers a great set of tools to help them search and buy the travel options that best meets their budget and requirements.
In the words of Stephan Ekbergh, CEO of Travelstart, “We’ve launched Travelstart in beta as we want to start testing market acceptance in Nigeria. Nigerians are known to be early adopters when it comes to technology and online activities and we’ve already seen how well Internet users have taken to the stripped down, beta version of our website. The plan is to incrementally roll out additional functionality based on market demands to ensure we have the best possible product for the Nigerian online travel audience when we launch the full website later this year”. The website will compete with Wakanow founded by Obinna Okezie, a former NBA star
Travelstart was founded in Sweden in 1999 by Stephan Ekbergh. Before launching the website, Ekbergh founded Sweden’s first online travel agency, Mr Jet in 1995, in In 2010, Travelstart Nordic was sold to eTRAVELi and the company headquarters was moved to Cape Town, South Africa.