Travelstart Nigeria, Africa’s largest online travel agency, has proven once again why they are the best in travel business as it partners with KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, as flight sponsors of the Bobsled & Skeleton Federation of Nigeria to the ongoing 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
Travelstart Nigeria has charged the historic team to put up their best performances and aim for Gold as they prepare to compete in both the Skeleton race holding on the 16th and 17th February and the Bobsled race between February 20th and 21st.
According to Philip Akesson, Country Manager of Travelstart Nigeria, the company is proud to be associated with the historic team and urges all Nigerians to support the team to enable them excel at the competition.
“As Africa’s largest online travel agency, we are excited to use our resources and our partnership with KLM Royal Dutch Airlines to get the Nigerian team to their first Winter Olympics. The team’s resilient, passion, go-getter attitude towards achieving their goals is admirable, and is a message that resonates deeply with our company values.” He said.
Akesson disclosed that Travelstart and KLM partnered to fly the team from Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos through Amsterdam to Incheon International Airport in Seoul, the capital city of South Korea, earlier in Febraury.
Also speaking on the sponsorship, the General Manager Air France KLM Nigeria & Ghana, Michel Colleau said “At KLM we are always looking for ways to be innovative, we care about our customers and we are also interested in supporting the countries we fly to. The Nigerian Bobsled and Skeleton team are a group of young ladies who are innovative, dynamic, ambitious, pacesetters, and resilient. This great quality set them apart and embodies our company’s ambitions. We are pleased about the driving partnership with Travelstart to fly the flag carrying team to South Korea to support their quest for Gold.”
Athletes representing Nigeria for the first time ever at the Bobsled & Skeleton competition includes; Seun Adigun, Ngozi Onwumere, Akuoma Omeoga and Simidele Adeagbo. Nigerians can watch the athletes compete on their race days by tuning into KWESE Free Sports Nigeria on UHF 32.
Akesson also hinted that Travelstart Nigeria will be celebrating six years of operations in Nigeria in March 2018 and a series of activities are already in the pipeline to celebrate the Anniversary.