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Jumia Travel Gives Insights into Kenya’s Hospitality Industry, 2018

The Travel and Hospitality Sector in Kenya is essential for driving growth, providing foreign exchange, and creating employment to thousands of Kenyans. In 2017 the industry supported 1.1 million jobs (9% of total employment), and by end of 2018 the employment rate is expected to rise by 3.1%; and byRead More

Tourism’s Leading Role in Creating More and Better Jobs

Global unemployment is still on a high with over 190 million in 2018, according to the International Labor Organization (ILO). This alarming rate calls for all economic sectors to play their roles in job creation, providing sustainable employment. While the tourism sector currently generates only 10% of the world’s jobs,Read More

Kenyan Millennials Travel Trends

The Kenyan domestic travel market is incessantly making a visible mark, contributing 59% of domestic spending according to Jumia Travel Kenya Hospitality Report 2017. A big percentage constituting the domestic travelers are the millennials. In its report “How Kenyan Millennials Travel”, Saffir -a travel destination marketing company – refers toRead More

Tourism’s Prominence Grows, As African Governments Position The Sector In Their Agenda

The tourism sector in Africa, which according to UNWTO saw an 8% increase in international arrivals in 2016, is progressively becoming prominent largely due to the increased commitment from governments. Possessing massive potential to foster positive change and transformation, it is timely that most heads of states and gov ernmentsRead More

Online Hotel Portal Revives Business In Sudan After Sanctions Are Lifted

Jumia Travel which enlists more than 30,000 hotels across the continent is set to revive its business in Sudan, following news of the revocation of economic sanctions against Africa’s third largest country. The sanctions relief comes as a go-ahead to tapping key trade and investment opportunities in Sudan, across industriesRead More