Wakanow Leading online travel booking portal rebrands, partners with Zenith bank

In addition to unveiling their new logo, Wakanow also announced a partnership with Zenith Bank as its banker of choice in the brands’ roll out plan.

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play Wakanow and Zenith Bank announced an all new partnership that will see both brands expand the frontiers of travel
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Wakanow, Nigeria's leading online travel booking portal has unveiled an all-new identity as they roll out across Africa, the United Kingdom (UK) and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

In addition to unveiling their new logo, Wakanow also announced a partnership with Zenith Bank as its banker of choice in the brands’ roll out plan.

The media launch was graced by the management of Wakanow,  key members of the media, partners and friends of Wakanow.

play The all-new Wakanow logo

 

Wakanow's new logo is a combination of the very vibrant sea blue and orange colors, which gives the brand a more mature, aspirational and fun outlook which resonates very soundly with her global intentions and with the dynamic nature of her target market.

play Victoria Onwubiko; Chief Marketing Officer

 

Speaking on the launch, Wakanow Chief Marketing Officer Victoria Onwubiko stated that the new logo is a personification of the upwards and forwards movement that is a key part of the brands mantra, with a simplicity that makes it easily recognisable among other leading world brands.

play Obinna Ekezie; Managing Director and Founder of Wakanow.com

 

Also speaking at the launch, Managing Director and founder of Wakanow, Obinna Ekezie expressed his delight at the events of the day, pointing out that Wakanow is poised to become a key player in not only Africa but the world.

He pointed out the company's undying passion to change the way people do travel, while also expressing his delight at the partnership with Zenith describing it as a vehicle to take the innovative Wakanow products to Africa especially the new global DestinationsAfrica.

The all new platform will allow customers book travel packages to any African country, on one single platform, anywhere in the world.

 

The Wakanow vision is to delight her customers with well-priced packages that cannot found anywhere else and this proposition is made possible by the very extensive partnership that Wakanow has with Airlines and Hotels partners.

Boasting good experience across Africa, with an impressive footfall in several African countries and global recognition as a banker of choice with a keen eye for recognizing budding opportunities, Zenith became the perfect financial institution for Wakanow's global roll out.

Wakanow is Nigeria's foremost online travel booking portal and has grown from a relatively humble beginning in 2008 to one of the power players in the travel industry in Nigeria today.

play Faces at the launch of the new Wakanow logo and partnership with Zenith Bank

The company has won several years since its existence including the coveted Tony Elumelu All Nigeria Network Awards in 2013, as one of the 50 fastest growing companies in Nigeria.

Wakanow is the current exclusive ticket reseller for the 2016 Rio Olympics, a status that she also held for both the London Olympics and the World Cup in Rio Brazil in 2012.

Wakanow has over 25 travel centers across Nigeria with an intention to open 100 centers by the end of 2016, it also has offices in Dubai, UK and Ghana with new offices planned in the US and Kenya.

In a bid to diversify her business, Wakanow has also gone into the ground transportation business with the acquisition of Oya.com, a local bus, cargo and car hire services company.

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