How we use Digital Actuality to revolutionise Nigeria’s journey trade –Olufunso, Landing Travels COO – The Solar Nigeria

By Chinelo Obogo      

Digital Actuality (VR), a computer-generated atmosphere with scenes and objects that look like actual, making the consumer really feel they’re immersed of their environment is now being included into Nigeria’s journey enterprise.

The Chief Working Officer of Landing Travels, Ekundayo Olufunso, who spoke on the launch of the Lekki Expertise Centre in Lagos lately, stated the corporate has invested closely in buying VR know-how to allow vacationers to expertise what they need even earlier than they go away the shores of Nigeria. 

He stated: “The concept of an expertise heart is to indicate how journey must be performed. You’d have the ability to expertise the locations earlier than you really go there and also you get one of the best offers. We now have been in operation for over 30 years. We aren’t limiting ourselves to the company area and we’re very involved about getting this expertise to everybody. The identical high quality of offers we’ve been giving to the company area is what we’re extending to people. That is how journey must be performed. “We don’t simply do flights, inns and tour packages. We leverage on know-how by introducing issues like Digital Actuality instruments which is able to allow our clients expertise what they need to see even earlier than they journey. Now think about in case your children need to go to Disneyworld, after they come to us, they’d have the ability to expertise all of the actions of Disneyworld even earlier than you allow Lagos.

“They see what it seems like, they expertise it and really feel the chills. It’s not a case of what you ordered versus what you bought, it’s a case of experiencing it at our facilities earlier than you even journey. Think about if I count on that after I journey, I’ll swim with dolphins, so to have that have, you may come to our facilities and see if for your self earlier than you journey so that you’re certain of precisely what you’ll get and see.

“We need to do issues in another way and we would like our clients to have the ability to get themselves immersed in that location. We need to make you need to journey and our doorways are open and we would like individuals to increase their horizon and to expertise what they need with out really being in that nation. The most effective deal and the best degree of service supply and empathy.

e have our journey companions and we assist those that don’t have the funds to plan their journey in a manner that might be very conducive for them. “

On the menace of fraudulent journey brokers, he stated: “We now have labored so exhausting that we don’t must introduce ourselves. We even have the monetary capability and muscle to place in one of the best sources to make sure persons are happy. You’ll be able to guide flights forward of time to chop down on price.  Everybody can’t afford to journey however everybody deserves to journey.

If a fare is N500,000 as an illustration in January, you may lock it with a minimal down cost, in order that by June, when the worth will increase to N800,000, you’d have saved the price. We try to unravel two issues; availability and affordability.”

On the difficulty of blocked funds belonging to overseas airways which has precipitated a rise in journey ticket, he stated: “That is an trade particular downside and you can not blame overseas airways for taking any motion as a result of they’re all attempting to outlive. In case you can’t repatriate a reimbursement to your supply, what’s the intention of doing enterprise? They’re attempting to restrict their danger of publicity.

“We’re within the enterprise of fixing a journey downside, which is, getting individuals from level A to level B. One factor we don’t do is to outsource our issues to clients. We go all out to unravel issues irrespective of what’s taking place within the trade and that’s what units us other than others.”


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