Wakanow makes waves in Seychelles


(Posted 13th May 2016)


Wakanow, Nigeria’s leading online travel agency, which has spread not only across West Africa but has recently also opened an office in London to serve the West African diaspora, has given the Seychelles a resounding thumbs up when highlighting the destination in a new video clip featuring on the DStv Channel 165 EbonyLife TV.

EbonyLife TV, a Pan African Entertainment channel, has teamed up with Wakanow, a one stop travel portal, to produce an upmarket travel show, Destinations Africa, designed for the African traveller, highlighting the continent’s top tourist destinations. The 30 minute, 12 part series airs its SEYCHELLES episode on EbonyLife TV DStv channel 165 tomorrow, Saturday, 14th of May at 20:30, Sunday 15 May 21:30 and Tuesday 17 May at 22:00 Central African Time.

What sets this travel series apart? It explores our own backyard the way the African traveller would experience their ideal vacation. Each episode features a Nigerian personality who meets a local host and together they explore the country’s top-end attractions, rich history, authentic treasures, culinary delights and some unexpected gems.

The featured destinations include: Kenya, Seychelles, Mauritius, Tanzania, Zambia, Rwanda, Ghana, The Gambia, Senegal, Ethiopia, Cote d’Ivoire, Nigeria.

Speaking on the partnership between EbonyLife TV and Wakanow, Mo Abudu, EbonyLife TV CEO said, “It is an honour to be partnering with an organisation who have become the bridge between the traveller and the destination, they are becoming the one stop travel shop for Africans at home and in the diaspora.”

About www.wakanow.com and www.destinationsafrica.com

Wakanow.com is Nigeria’s first and leading online travel company that provides customers with everything they need to research, plan and purchase a trip locally and globally,

including the cheapest available flights, hotel reservations, airport pickups, visa assistance, vacation packages and many other travel services. The company has since launched a dedicated portal for Africa travel, www.destinationsafrica.com

About EbonyLife TV

Africa’s first Global Black Entertainment and Lifestyle network, launched on the 1st July 2013 to 49 African countries on the DStv network. ELTV produces homegrown, glossy, youth-driven, African programming including Talk, Reality, Entertainment, Comedy and Drama. The channel also distributes to the Caribbean on the Flow network, on UK’s Labara Play,

as well as a VOD platform.

Useful links:

Destinations Africa trailer: https://youtu.be/dETDHRclTy0
Seychelles trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EzOhpJVhxns
EbonyLife TV: www.ebonylifetv.com
Wakanow: www.wakanow.com Destinations Africa: www.destinationsafrica.com
Seychelles presenters: Mimi Onalaja (Instagram: @mimionalaja) and Camila Estico (Instagram: @ms.e_cami)

SEYCHELLES Episode – on DSTV Channel 165

Do watch DSTV Channel 165 on Saturday 14th May at 20.30hrs, Sunday 15th May at21.30hrs and Tuesday 17th May at 22.00hrs ( Central African Time )

A 30 minute, 12 part series will be on air featuring a SEYCHELLES Episode – an EbonyLife TV Program.

The program will feature Miss Seychelles 2014, Camila Estico and Nigerian TV Presenter Mini Onalaja, introducing the unique attractions of the Seychelles

A Travel Show highlighting the continent’s top tourist destinations, designed for the African Traveller

Please click the Link below to watch a sneak peak of the Episode..