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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

Jumia Travel Expands Digital Customer Support

One of the fastest growing online travel agencies-cum-hotel booking site, Jumia Travel has expanded its online customer support service for Messenger with Salesforce, a world leader in Customer Relationship Management. Facebook Messenger is now fully integrated in Jumia Travel’s system as a powerful channel for Customer Service. The integration ofRead More

Hospitality and Tourism’s Relevance to African Markets

The hospitality and tourism is an important sector for many developing countries, since it is one of the main foreign exchange earners and key exports component. In 2016, foreign visitors to Africa reached 58 million with a spending of USD 40.7 billion approximately 36.3%, and projected to reach 42.9bn byRead More

Jumia Named Among MIT Top 50 Smartest Companies 2017

Jumia Group (formerly Africa Internet Group), has for the second consecutive year been named in the list of MIT’s 50 smartest companies – 2017. This year, Jumia ranks at position 44 as compared to 47 on the 2016 list, standing out as a company working to overcome the challenges ofRead More

Five Ways to Keep your Carbon Footprint Low While Traveling

Apart from the positive impact as a leading economic frontier and the fastest growing sector, tourism also accounts for 5-12% of global greenhouse emissions through related activities such as travel, adventure and comfort amenities. Although most stakeholders are aware of this fact, most are quite uncertain of curbing measures thatRead More