Author Archives: Lilian Gaitho

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; … Read 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 … Read 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. … Read 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 … 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 … Read More

Six Tips to Prepare the Best Road Trip of your Time

How time flies! The holiday season is back with us, it’s just the right time to start planning the season, and avoid last minute rush. What more refreshing than a winding road trip in the company of love and laughter, … Read More

Lonely Planet’s World’s Best (African) Destinations 2018

World’s best travel guidebook is at it again with its ever-controversial list of places to indulge for the year coming. As usual, this is not the buzzfeed, cookie-cutter kind of edition, but rather picks caves and valleys, dens and dines … Read More

Jumia Food Promoting Gender Equality in Male Dominated Field

Online food delivery company, Jumia Food has launched an initiative aimed at recruiting more women riders; the link between their partner restaurants and customers. With over 200 restaurants listed on the site, in Nairobi and Mombasa the recently appointed Managing … Read More