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Wonuola Olatunde-Lamidi is a lover of life and curator of memorable experiences who followed her passion to form Diamonds and Pearls Travels with her husband David Lamidi in October 2010. She would be joining us to discuss the theme: Striking a Balance. She would be sharing the impact of vacation as an entrepreneur and getting a hang of family and business.
In addition, there would be a Startup Clinic, to help entrepreneurs navigate through their business challenges and profer viable solutions.
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Diamonds and Pearls Travels Limited
Wonuola Olatunde-Lamidi is a tour operator and the co-founder of Diamonds and Pearls Travels with her husband, Mr. David Lamidi. With over ten years’ experience in business tourism, travel consultancy, visa processing and more Wonu has built an amazing business.
Wonuola Olatunde-Lamidi is an award winning Tour Operator who followed her passion to form Diamonds and Pearls Travels with her husband David Olatunde Lamidi in October 2010.
As A Travel Expert and Travel influencer, she creates memorable experiences for her customers and social media followers alike. Testimonials often describe her company’s service as detail oriented, affordable and accessible.
Wonuola can take a destination, market it and make it a sought after holiday destination. This she does in partnership with tourism boards, airlines, hotels and Destination Marketing Companies.
One of the aims of the brand is to demystify travel and make it affordable while creating fun and excitement through holiday packages to various destinations within and outside Nigeria.
Wonuola and her team have made travel accessible to many through various savings schemes like 'Pay In Bits' and 'Travel Ajo', where customers have the opportunity of paying in instalments till their travel date. This has made the dream of travelling come true for many. Her brand has also carved a niche by selling group holidays where strangers travel together and eventually become friends, it is popularly known as Travutrybe.
Wonuola has used social media to change the way people see travel and has successfully created a travel community online. With innovations and strategic partnerships, the brand has been able to position itself as a sought after Travel Company offering services to the young and old alike.
She is also passionate about entrepreneurs and she teaches, trains and mentors others that are aspiring to start a career in the travel industry. She does this through the Travupreneur Scheme which has trained over 100 entrepreneurs who have started their Travel businesses and have recorded a good amount of success.
In March 2018, she was named one of the top 100 most inspiring women in Nigeria by Leading Ladies Africa and YNaija.
In June 2018, Diamonds and Pearls Travels Limited received an award from The Pyne Awards as Travel Agency of the year 2018.
Her company also received an award as one of the top 100 Tour Operators in Africa presented in September 2018 by the Africa Travel Market organisers of the Akwaaba Travel Market.
In November 2018, she and her husband, David Olatunde Lamidi were listed as one of the Top 100 Tourism Personalities in Nigeria by Travellers Magazine.
She is a speaker, Travel Influencer, Mentor, mother to two lovely children and a God fearing woman.
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