Author: Josephine Wawira

 

Technologies That Will Enhance Hotel Experience in 2018

As we look forward to closing the year, Jumia Travel takes a keen look at emerging and growing hotel technologies that will shape the new year. Voice Adaptation, anyone home? Voice is no doubt an ongoing craze across various industries; think of Siri, Alexa, Cortana and the rest. The littleRead More

Jumia Travel Opens Physical Agencies in Nairobi

Nairobi, 21st Nov. – Jumia Travel, the leading online hotel and flight portal in Africa has announced the opening of local agencies in response to a market segment yet to adapt to the growing online trend. The offline presence is expected to lead the largely web-based company in gaining greaterRead More

2017 Tourism Trends That Will Go Strong in the Coming Year

Ready to build on the travel trends taking center stage at the turn of the year? Take a keen look on the new zeal for experience versus destination, the core meaning of enjoying the journey as much as the destination. Now partnering more than 30,000 hotels across Africa, travel expertsRead More

Mixing Business and Pleasure? Consider this Five Tips

In what the uptown folks now refer to as bleisure, business travelers are increasingly getting more creative with their holidays; it’s now a trend to tack in a few days into the work calendar, leaving room to explore new destinations and sample experiences while accomplishing and keeping with corporate targets.Read More

New Report Projects Lead Growth in Kenya and South Africa Luxury Travel

A new report released in collaboration with the ongoing WTM London (World Travel Market) exhibition has named Kenya and South Africa as the projected continent’s leaders in luxury hotel growth. The report titled, “Top 100 Cities Destination Ranking 2017” is the twelfth annual edition of industry report released by globalRead More