African Business: Jovago becomes Jumia Travels

After four years of successfully growing its influence on the online merchandising platform, Africa Internet Group, has consolidated its various online trading platforms into one new brand to be known as Jumia, as it aims at becoming Africa’ one number one–stop online destination. Following this development, which was revealed over the week, all it existing platforms have been rebranded as […]

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Hotels in Africa: Surviving Terrorism by African hotels

By Josephine Wawira, The hotel industry goes hand in hand with excellent security, as it is an integral part of the hotel’s success. In modern day, hotels invest heavily in security measures, given that lack of it can render both guests and staff susceptible to a glut of perils; not to mention damaging the hotel’s repute. Nevertheless, hotels offering accommodation […]

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Tanzania: Zanzibar Shines as Tourism Spot

Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti National Park and Mount Kilimanjaro may be the top three most popular destinations for tourists who come to Tanzania, but when it comes to online searches it is Zanzibar Island which tops the bill. That was revealed during the just launched ‘Hospitality Report,’ for Tanzania as compiled by ‘Jovago,’ which is Africa’s leading hotel online booking platform. […]

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Jovago and AIG gains a major new investor in a 75 million Euro funding round

DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA – The 9th of February, 2016. A major investment by AXA supports Jovago’s strategy to expand its operations and local presence in Africa to meet the needs of travelers across the continent. AXA is a world-class corporation which both financially impressive but also has significant experience in investing into companies. It will invest 75 million euros […]

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Ethiopia On Her Way to Become Chain Hotel Hub

By Eden Sahle Ethiopia is ranked among the top 10 leading markets in Africa for international chain hotel developments while Egypt leads the group with 18 new hotel chains being developed. Currently, Ethiopia gripped 8th position with 84 per cent hotel development pipeline and under construction disclosed the survey presented at the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) in Addis Ababa. […]

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