Estelle Verdier

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 … 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

China Made 10 Percent of Tourists Visiting Africa in 2016

The massive influx of Chinese tourists to Africa has in the recent years made a buzz, and it is for all possible reasons. After seven consecutive years of annual double-digit growth in spending, China continues to lead global outbound travel, … Read 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. Nairobi, Kenya – 19thJuly 2017 – Facebook Messenger is now fully … Read More

Jumia Named Among MIT Top 50 Smartest Companies 2017

Nairobi, Kenya – 5th July, 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 … Read More

Jumia Travel sees 33% increase in conversion rate on Progressive Web App

Jumia in collaboration with Google has released a case study on the adoption of the Progressive Web App (PWA) as compared to the use of native apps (android & IOS). The Jumia team has rebuilt its mobile website using PWA … Read More

Jumia Travel Launches Travel Smart Loyalty Program

Nairobi (May 11, 2017) — Jumia Travel today announced the launch of a loyalty program which will allow customers to secure an additional 10% to 20% exclusive discount on select hotels.The discounts will also extend to all other listed Jumia … Read More

Kenya: International Air Arrivals on Steady Growth Curve

Nairobi, 22nd March | Kenya beat rivals South Africa and Egypt, on the leading African destinations for international arrivals in a new report released by flight monitoring company, ForwardKeys. The report, which compares flight reservation data from more than 16 … Read More