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The Kenya Travel Awards that went down on 1st February 2018 saw the recognition and feting of top performing hotels, airlines and travel websites by Africa’s leading online travel agent, Jumia Travel. What is it that made each of these hotels stand out for the voters? Voyager Beach Resort - Best Leisure Hotel in Kenya... Continue Reading →
By Josephine Wawira Online buying and selling of goods and services, online transactions, high mobile penetration, fast connectivity, a digital savvy population and an increased consumer spending power are among factors increasingly fueling the penetration and growth of e-commerce in Kenya. One of the sectors consequently effected by this disruption is the travel industry, in... Continue Reading →
Winners feted at a glamorous ceremony, according their commitment to the travel and hospitality industry Host: Josephine Wawira Nairobi, 2nd January- 2018 - Jumia Travel, Africa’s leading online travel agency, on 1st Jan celebrated the 2nd edition of the Kenya Travel Awards, that were marked by pomp and color at Fairmont the Norfolk Nairobi. The... Continue Reading →
Sat in the turquoise-blue Mediterranean Sea is the tropical island of Malta. It is located in between Sicily and the North African coast, with hot weather and blue waters that make it a popular island for tourists especially in the summer months. Malta is a relatively easy travel destination, with flights departing from most UK major airports with around a 3-hour flight time.
Stunning views of one of Gozo’s many beaches
The Maltese islands are an archipelago consisting of three beautiful parts of heaven – Malta itself, Gozo and Comino. It is cheap and easy to island hop by ferry, and tour tickets can be bought from kiosks on the seafront in Sliema. The ferry leaves from Cirkewwa port every hour and takes approximately 30 minutes to an hour.
We visited Malta for 3 weeks in September 2016 and stayed in Sliema, a pretty central area of the island within…
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By Mical Imbukwa
2017, Skift termed, “the year travel found its larger purpose in the world”. Though the year was marred by extreme economic and security uncertainties and instabilities across the board, from political upheavals, to the controversial Trump Travel Ban, the advancement of the industry is not a subject to be overlooked. Use of various tech solutions, diversification of services by hotels, and the surge of millennial travel are just some of the highlights that marked 2017. So, will these continue to dominate 2018, or do we expect new and rising trends in the travel and hospitality sectors?
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Augmented Reality (AR) or Virtual Reality (VR)
Getting a feel of your hotel room before you even get there, or your airline’s premium economy flight has never been so tangible. Virtual travel is expected to further evolve this year, as service providers haste to offer easy…
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