Book an Hotel using Whatsapp, Skype, Viber or Live chat with Jovago becomes the first OTA to propose the use of messaging applications like Whatsapp, Skype, Viber and LiveChat to book hotels.

Summary becomes the first OTA to propose the use of messaging applications like Whatsapp, Skype, Viber and LiveChat to book hotels.

Lagos, May 19, 2015 - After the unveiling of the new and customer-friendly website, Africa’s N°1 hotel-booking website Jovago has incorporated more convenient ways to facilitate the bookings of hotels online. Through Whatsapp, Viber, Skype or even LiveChat, a customer can easily make their bookings as the customer-care service caters to every inquiry made.

With this, it is not even necessary to open a browser to conduct transactions through, instead using everyday applications that are used to discuss with friends and family, bookings could easily be made. This takes convenience to a whole new level. To book hotels via Viber or Whatsapp amongst the others, all that is needed is the Jovago customer care number through which transactions can be made.

For the Skype, calls can be set up adding Jovago’s Skype ID would save you unnecessary hassle and the 24/7 customer case is available to walk the customers through the decision on how to book and what hotels are available within their chosen vicinity. Paul Midy - CEO of Jovago says: “This is a step in making our customers more satisfied with our services. This approach renders us even more reliable since our customers can now book hotels without even having to open a browser, our availability on several social media platforms makes the process easier...”

About Africa Internet Group

Africa Internet Group, the leading internet platform in Africa, promotes sustainable online growth that benefits both businesses and consumers. AIG is the parent group of ten successful and fast-growing companies in more than 30 African countries. Firmly rooted in Africa’s startup ecosystem, the group provides easy-to-use services and smart solutions across the African internet sector. AIG is invested in furthering regional entrepreneurship and innovation through a passion for Africa, it's culture and it's people. Its network of companies includes JUMIA, Kaymu, Hellofood, Lamudi, Carmudi, Zando, Jovago, Lendico and Easy Taxi.

About Jovago is an online hotel booking service with offices in Lagos (Nigeria), Nairobi (Kenya), Dakar (Senegal) founded by Africa Internet Group and has MTN and Millicom as investors., Africa’s No.1 booking portal, facilitates the booking process for its users to provide them with the best hotel booking experience with fast, transparent and easy-to-use services. has over 20,000 local hotel listings across Africa and over 200,000 hotels around the world.

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About Jumia

Jumia aims at creating a connected digital Africa to improve people’s lives on the continent, thanks to the Internet. Therefore, Jumia’s mission is to connect African consumers and entrepreneurs to do better business together. Founded in 2012, with a presence in 23 African countries, the group has MTN, Rocket Internet, Millicom, Orange & Axa as investors. Jumia has been creating a sustainable ecosystem of digital services and infrastructures through online and mobile marketplaces and classifieds to expand your horizons.