Carlson Wagonlit Travel Has a New Partner in Nigeria

Lagos, Nigeria | March 26, 2008

Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), the leading travel management company, has a new partner in Nigeria: Jubilee Travels Limited. Following its purchase of Transcap Travel Bureaux, Jubilee obtained the license to distribute CWT products and services in Nigeria. The company, while remaining independently owned and operated, is now operating as Carlson Wagonlit Travel Nigeria and is present in four locations: Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt and Ibadan.

Olumide Idowu, executive chairman of the company, said, "As a Carlson Wagonlit Travel partner, we are now in a position to deliver many of the same travel management services CWT offers around the world. Our clients, employees and industry partners will all benefit from the leading-edge technology, know-how and professional expertise CWT is known for."

Managing Director Niron Ogunoshun added, "It is our goal to fully satisfy our clients' needs and expectations and be the recognized leader in travel management in Nigeria. To that end, we are committed to continuously developing our people, encouraging innovative solutions and delivering excellence in all we do."

Coenraad Bijlsma, vice president of the CWT Global Partners Network said, "Carlson Wagonlit Travel Nigeria has seasoned travel industry veterans at its helm. Olumide Idowu and Niron Ogunoshun are passionate about this business and embody the values that guide CWT around the world. Their strong focus on customer satisfaction and their entrepreneurial spirit will enable CWT to help both its global clients operating in Nigeria, and new and existing local clients optimize their travel program."

About Carlson Wagonlit Travel
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) is a global leader specialized in travel management. Present in more than 150 countries, CWT serves companies of all sizes, as well as government institutions and non-governmental organizations. By leveraging both the expertise of its people and leading-edge technology, CWT helps clients derive the greatest value from their travel program in terms of savings, service and security, and provides best-in-class service and assistance to travelers. CWT services and solutions comprise four lines of business: Traveler & Transaction Services, Program Optimization, Safety & Security, and Meetings & Events. CWT has 22,000 employees worldwide. In 2007, sales volume for wholly owned operations and joint ventures totaled US$25.5 billion. For more information, please visit

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