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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, if you plan to hit the highway, Jumia Travel has some tips to give you a memorable end of year experience. read more

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The Diminishing Impact of Terrorism

“Terrorism is an unfortunate “fact of life” that has plagued society throughout the whole of the last two millennia. However, in recent years an increasing number of attacks, across a wider part of the world, have led to a changing dynamic in relation to the impact of such attacks. Since January 2015 there have been, on average, two terror attacks and fifteen people killed every day, and that is excluding terror attacks in warn torn countries like Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan. And yet you are still 5 times more likely to die from falling out of bed than a terror attack”, said David Harper. read more

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World Travel Awards arrives in Rwanda

World Travel Awards (WTA) has touched down in Rwanda ahead of its Africa Gala Ceremony 2017. read more

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Jumia Travel Releases Q3 Customer Analysis to Mark Customer Service Week

 Online reviews and seamless payment methods take lead as key drivers in Kenya read more

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World Tourism Day: Jumia Travel Engages Stakeholders on Sustainable Tourism

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Unlocking Africa’s Potential Through Tourism: The Role of Online Travel

The services sector, in particular tourism, is one of the major contributors to Africa’s economy through such functions as providing foreign exchange and employment. It is therefore crucial that governments and the private sector are increasingly working together to grow the sector, that accounts for approximately 7.8% of the African GDP. read more

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Lagos slumps as travel to Africa displays double-digit growth

Jon Howell, Managing Director, AviaDev read more

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Entrepreneurship solving Africa’s high unemployment rate problem

The increasing rate of unemployment represents both extensive unhappiness for individuals and lost economic opportunity for people and for the country over all. On the other hand unemployment on the youth has been shown to have long term effects on income and employment stability because most youths start out with weaker early career credentials and lower confidence and flexibility in dealing with employment opportunities and setbacks over the course of their working lives. read more

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Jumia Travel made Facebook Messenger the Customer Service platform

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Jumia Travel has announced the launch of customer service for Messenger with Salesforce (world’s leader in Customer Relationship Management). Facebook Messenger is now fully integrated into Jumia Travel’s system as a powerful channel for Customer Service. The integration of customer service for Messenger in Jumia Travel’s system marks a new dawn for its customer service experience, as it offers a live chat experience on Facebook Messenger. The tool can also be used to instantly request for a hotel room on the platform, where the company’s professional Travel Advisors will offer counsel on the best accommodation options as well as make the booking. read more

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Heads of states and companies initiatives to Solve Africa’s travel barriers

Although the vision to unify Africa has been heard for long; the continent remained highly disconnected hampering travel and other economic unities that might support the continent development initiatives. Still, the continent citizens do not find it easy to travel within the continent due to price and time taking travel requirements. read more

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What Accor Hotels’ massive investment entails about Ethiopian tourism

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Travel Blog: Welcome to Ethiopia.

welcome to ethiopia

Ethiopia is a place for a great collection of great spots for true adventurers. It’s a destination where a dream of exceptional wonder of nature into reality. Still largely intact as a bucket list for many it surrounds incredible escapade and exploration opportunities – welcome to Ethiopia. read more

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Falling Liberian Dollar Results in 60-day Travel Ban

Official travel overseas have been withheld by orders of the Liberian President. The 60 day travel ban is being undertaken to save the country’s depleted foreign currency holdings. Doing business in the country has been tough as fluctuation due to continuous fluctuation of the Liberian dollar. This had contributed to traders and business owners engaging in a protest to draw attention to the government on the crisis that befalls them in their businesses. The situation could also be affected by the business owners themselves as some business owners are known to travel overseas with money in their suitcases creating foreign exchange shortages. read more

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Travel trends to follow in 2017

With the New Year blooming with so many new dreams and ambitions taking adventurous time is a must to explore and to have a new perspective in life. Although often times we overlook the necessity of travel in life; experts in psychologists and at Jumia Travel say that it must be our vital part of our life to lead a productive and renewed life style. read more

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