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Mark Essien’s launches ‘Flight Bookings’, a service to boost user travel experience


I was away on business travels when Mark Essien of who has appeared on The Africa Music Law Show as a guest launched his latest project called Flight Bookings. In case you missed the story, below is all you need to know about the new service:, Nigeria’s Leading Hotel Booking Company Launches Flight Bookings

The flight booking feature will complement the company’s core service – hotel bookings

(Lagos, Nigeria), Nigeria’s leading hotel booking company has rolled out a new service – online flight bookings – on its website ( This new service has been designed to provide our users from all over the world with an affordable and an all-inclusive travel platform from where all their travel arrangements can be made.

Mark Essien, the company’s CEO described the inclusion of affordable flight solutions as a move that provides more value to travellers and users, and a natural and logical diversification that will help to consolidate the company’s presence in Nigeria.

In his words “The addition of the flight feature is a logical next step for us as it helps our users do more on just one platform. Now, in addition to booking affordable hotels, they can make affordable flight reservations and bookings on the same platform that users have come to trust”. “For us”, he continues, “this new feature reaffirms us as a competitive player in the Nigerian Online Travel Agency (OTA) industry”.

The release of the flight booking service as a complement to the company’s core offering follows a pattern of product releases that are aimed at creating a wholesome travel experience for our users. In addition to the company’s instructive and engaging travel blog, recently announced – a platform for discovering great locations across Nigeria and opening the country’s best spots to the world.

With the roll out of flights on our platform, is bringing the same technological innovation that they brought into hotel bookings to flights. This move will affect the way the Nigerian traveller approaches travel henceforth as it provides a cheaper, more inclusive, and an easier alternative to solutions that existed in the past.

Coupled with our offerings on where we show Nigeria to the world, enabling affordable flights into the country and within has the potential of achieving one of our goals – showcasing Nigeria to the world, and growing local tourism.

In the weeks that follow, Mark Essien promised, updates shall be made to the feature to keep satisfying our users’ needs and to establish as an all-inclusive and the one true OTA in Nigeria.


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Credited for several firsts in the fashion and entertainment industry, Uduak Oduok (Ms. Uduak) is a fashion and entertainment lawyer, speaker, visionary, gamechanger, trailblazer, and recognized thought leader, for her work on Africa’s emerging global fashion and entertainment markets, and the niche practice of fashion law in the United States. She is also the founder of ‘Africa Music Law,’ an industry go-to music business and law blog and podcast show empowering African artists. Her work in the creative and legal industries has earned her numerous awards and recognitions, including an award from the American University Washington College of Law for her “legal impact in the field of intellectual property in Africa." She has also taught as an Adjunct Professor at several institutions in the United States. For more information, visit her at

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