Olumide Olusanya founded Destination Connect in 2013 with over ten years experience in tourism, destination and event management in West-Africa.
A 1998 graduate of Agricultural Economics, he holds a Master’s degree in Tourism Management and Development from the University of Ibadan.
His background includes key leadership and business development roles for reputable tourism and aviation organizations and he has a proven track record for achieving targets across multiple African markets.
In addition to overseeing the commercial activities of Skybridge Aviation, Olumide was also responsible for the company’s global affiliations and representation.
He was also responsible for developing Air Namibia’s sales and marketing strategy for Nigeria.
Prior to starting Destination Connect, Olumide handled strategic business development for Jovago, Africa’s largest online hotel booking portal. He has also worked as a Strategic Consultant in various aspects of tourism, hospitality and commerce across West-African sub-region.
He is the administrator of African Travel Updates, an online travel news resource blog with over 10,000 followership and also the coordinator of Aviators Nigeria, a facebook group for travel enthusiasts with over 1,000 members.
He is passionate about travel, tourism and technology. His main purpose is to build the company, keep the culture and have fun along the way.