Travelstart organises affiliate forum to deepen relation with stakeholders

Travelstart, Nigeria’s fastest growing travels and tourism brand has held the second edition of its affiliate’s forum, and the event was a huge success.

The forum which was designed to deepen the outfit’s engagement with critical stakeholders in the travel sector was held on November 2nd, 2017 at the luxurious Ibis Hotel Ikeja. And as expected, the turn up was huge, energy was positive and the response was quite incredible.

Unlike the first forum held on June 21st, 2017, which attracted more of the travel agents, this time around, the participants included bloggers, website owners and few travel agents.

Travelstart’s Affiliate programme offers lifestyle bloggers, established travel agencies and aspiring (travel) website owners the opportunity to sell flight tickets in partnership with Travelstart.

The programme allows Travelstart’s partners to be creative and focus on getting customers to purchase flight tickets directly from their own website while the affiliate builds their business and strengthens their brand through the affiliation with Travelstart.

The Affiliate forum was introduced as part Travelstart’s marketing initiatives to build a strong relationship with its affiliates, while enlightening them on how to make the best out of the relationship through sales on flight booking.

In the course of the programme, Travelstart told announced its Black Friday bumper package which will be open to the public starts from 20th of November, 2017 to 27th of November, 2017.

In a bid to make the forum more memorable and rewarding, Travelstart has introduced innovations that have made the second edition a lot more exciting and engaging than the first. “We keep looking for more ways to create an unforgettable experience for our affiliates. We want every forum to be unique and better, better (better? – best) than before,” Alimi Azeez, Affiliate Manager said.

Philip Åkesson, Country Manager Travelstart Nigeria described the forum as an opportunity to have a one-on-one relationship with the Affiliate and sharing ways to help them earn more commission. He further emphasized that Travelstart as a brand, will continue to grow as the number one travel agencies in Nigeria with the help of the Affiliates.

“As aforementioned in the last forum, we need the expertise and partnership of our Affiliates to penetrate and win in the Nigerian market,” he said.

Also speaking at the event, the Commercial Manager, Bukky Olowude shed some light on the new features and updates on Travelstart’s website.

Thereafter, a session on Content marketing was held with Innocent Uchenna. D, Digital Lead where he explained more on how to make use of keywords, tags and creating relevant articles that will generate more traffic to their website.

The forum which lasted for a couple of hours focused on key areas like: travelstart affiliate programme, how to attract more customers to your platform, how our affiliates (bloggers and website owners) can attract more customers, how to earn a better commission and new updates and Features on Travelstart website.

The forum was rounded off with a vibrant question and answer session.



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