United Airlines partners with black-owned travel agency to organize travel experiences in Africa
Traveling to the Diaspora just got a whole lot easier with United Airlines.
The award-winning airline has partnered with Certified Africaa black-owned travel and excursion company that simplifies travel in Africa, to create convenient options for travelers who want to visit Africa for African heritage experiences.
Founded by the young husband and wife team, Kristin Tellis Quaye & Nii Armah Quaye, the company uses their connections and network on the African continent to organize authentic and exclusive experiences for travelers in several African countries such as Ghana, Kenya , South Africa, Tanzania. , and Egypt.
“This partnership will be great news for United customers who are keen to explore Africa but might need a little help creating their ideal itinerary,” said Glenn Hollister, vice president of strategy and sales effectiveness at United. “Certified Africa’s deep expertise and extensive network of local partners made it an excellent choice for United to work with.”
Through the partnership, travelers can visit www.certifiedafrica.com to book all-in-one private or group travel experiences that include United flights. Customizable experience packages also include accommodation, airport pickup, transportation, cultural tours, activities, and select meals and guides. Certified Africa also helps ensure travelers are prepared and informed about travel requirements such as visas, vaccinations, Covid-19 precautions and travel insurance.
“One of the most intimidating aspects of traveling abroad is the unknown. Each new culture has its own customs, languages and traditions, which can be difficult to navigate if you are not used to them”, said Kristin Tellis Quaye, co-founder of Certified Africa, in a press release.
“With Certified Africa staff and guides accompanying you and the added convenience of included United flights, you can feel comfortable and ready for the unknown as you travel Africa and immerse yourself in the heritage and culture,” Quay added.