Plentywaka gets additional 600 buses as it partners with GUO Transport on interstate travel
Nigeria’s leading transportation technology company, Plentywaka has partnered with a leading interstate transport company, GUO to expand and simplify both company’s travel offerings. The two-pronged partnership would see GUO enable its ticket booking on the Plentywaka app, therefore joining its interstate travel network, Travelwaka.
Plentywaka would also onboard 600 new buses from GUO onto its platform, leading to the opening up of new routes on the Travelwaka platform. Major routes expected to debut on the platform include Lagos-Abuja along with about 200 others.
The recently-launched Travelwaka is majorly a booking platform for a network of interstate transport companies now including GUO Transports. It provides affordable tickets for major bus travel companies, offering as much as a 10% discount.
One of its biggest advantages is that it gives users an easy and seamless way to compare options from a wide range of travel companies all in a single search, and on one single app. In essence, this partnership would see both companies combine technology, and marketing, to bring transport into one simple product, the Plentywaka mobile app.
Speaking on the partnership, Co-Founder and CEO of Plentywaka, Onyeka Akumah, said:
The partnership with GUO Transport Services Limited is great for our users especially because we know a lot of them have been looking for routes that GUO operates on.
“We are very excited to have developed the technology behind an easy-to-use mobile app that will make the travel experience seamless for Nigerians,” he added.
Indeed, GUO Transport has one of the largest range of routes among interstate operators on the Nigerian transport scene. Founded in 1980 as a division of G. U. Okeke & Sons Ltd, the company presently services more than 200 routes spanning the length and breadth of Nigeria and spilling into the West African sub-region
With its modern, environmentally-friendly fleet and professional service, the company has become an icon in the transportation industry, providing safe, enjoyable and affordable travel to millions of passengers annually. This partnership, as its Director Of Operations, Kene Okeke said, will enable GUO to deliver its remarkable services to more people.
“We are excited about this partnership with PlentyWaka because their values and offerings align closely with ours. We can now move more people from across Nigeria conveniently and without hassle.Kene Okeke, Director of Operations, GUO Transport
“We believe that every single traveller deserves easy and comfortable rides to and from their destinations. Considering how much PlentyWaka has contributed to this, we are glad to get on board with them,” he finished.
With this new partnership and additional 600 buses, Plentywaka brings the total amount of buses on its Travelwaka network to 850. And the transport technology company which has completed over 350,000 rides in the last 20 months isn’t slowing down.
“We will continue to sign leading bus operators in Nigeria as we aim to become the largest aggregator of bus operators in the country providing a better way to manage and monitor their bookings and customers,” the company said.
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