Nairobi sees 22% boost in domestic air travel capacity

By Josephine Wawira Nairobi is the only city in Africa whose airports are recording higher growth for domestic capacity than that of international capacity, with a 22% boost. This is according to a new report by ForwardKeys, which compares Nairobi’s trend to most of the other top 10 African Airports ranked by total scheduled capacity... Continue Reading →

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The perfect jobs for travel enthusiasts

By Josephine Wawira Is travel your everyday dose? Then, you must know that some jobs have a restricting nature that would restrain you from actively living that vacation dream life. Yet, there are others that will allow you to explore the world while working unrestricted by the office walls eight hours a day. Jumia Travel... Continue Reading →

Jumia Travel launches a new feature to scale Facebook Messenger as a CS channel 

By Josephine Wawira   Africa’s leading online travel agency Jumia Travel has announced the launch of customer service for Messenger with Salesforce (world’s leader in Customer Relationship Management). Nairobi, Kenya - 19th July, 2017 – Facebook Messenger is now fully integrated in Jumia Travel’s system as a powerful channel for Customer Service. The integration of customer service... Continue Reading →

Jumia Named Among MIT Top 50 Smartest Companies 2017

By Josephine Wawira   Each year, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) identifies top 50 global companies, both established and startups that are creating new opportunities using ingenious technologies to meet the needs of a demanding market worldwide. Nairobi, Kenya - 10th July, 2017 – Jumia Group (formerly Africa Internet Group), has for the second consecutive... Continue Reading →

EATP: Pushing East Africa’s Tourism Agenda

By Josephine Wawira Cross border movement across the East African region has realized an average year on year growth of 2% since 2014. This is according to the East African Tourism Platform, which while marking 5 years of existence, notes that in 2015 the number of regional tourist arrivals from within the EAC member states... Continue Reading →

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