Mark Essien, Software Developer from Ikot Ekpene cum CEO, HotelsNG – Nigeria’s leading online hotels booking agency in Nigeria today, got married to his beautiful bride and Lead Developer, GeneO Ltd, Jenni Naiaretti.
Deep in the south southern parts of Nigeria, Mark’s hometown, Ikot Ekpene played host to family and friends who travelled the distance to grace the wedding. While a few persons could not attend, the turn-out today seems to be no short of a crowd (judging by the videos and pictures of people who claim to be onsite).
— Carrier Of The Glory 🤾🏽♂️🏄🏼♂️ (@unicodeveloper) April 8, 2017
As you’ll expect, a lot of his friends who are either entrepreneurs or CEOs in their own right all took to Akwa-Ibom in support of their friend.
Bonus: A quick search of “mark essien” on Twitter should provide you with lots of pictures and snippets from the wedding
Planning for the Wedding leveraged Mark’s existing business and Travelfy’s service
Already, within Q1 of this year, Mark’s start-up, HotelsNG launched its online flight booking service on her website. Perhaps, this came just in time, as Mark’s wedding will see lots of Lagos dwellers and friends from over the world come to his hometown.
As expected, Mark’s company had a special arrangement for his wedding. Transportation services (Flight and road), as well as accommodation services, were listed on the dedicated HotelsNG page for this purpose. Also, a service called Travelfy was used to discover ideas, talk about the trip, build an itinerary, and share group expenses.
The Travelfy page for Mark and Jenni’s wedding has a list of events and activities running from Thursday, April 6 to Monday, April 10, 2017.
BTW, in case you are in or around Akwa-Ibom, be sure to hop in on the fun (as evident in the list of activities above).
The crew at TechCityNG will like to wish Mr and Mrs Essien a Happy Married Life!