Jovago’s African Expansion Continues to Ghana

Africa’s N°1 hotel-booking website, Jovago.com continues its expansion in Africa with the commencement of its activities in Ghana.

08 JULY 2015, ACCRA, GHANA
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Africa’s N°1 hotel-booking website, Jovago.com continues its expansion in Africa with the commencement of its activities in Ghana. The launch takes place today on the 8th of July in Ghana’s capital city.

Accra, Ghana – July 8, 2015 – Jovago, Africa’s N°1 hotel-booking website is proud to announce the opening of new offices in Accra, Ghana. The expansion across Africa shows consistency in covering the African continent with localized Jovago presence in order to reach and satisfy the needs of all our customers. Ghana’s booming population provides a great opportunity for tourism and business.

“The country is full of happiness and enjoyment, hospitable people and beautiful places which is a fertile ground for the growth of tourism and business. It provides Jovago with a lot of potential to grow and become the biggest online hotel booking portal...” said Claire Staal, Country Manager. “Being in Accra close to our customers and hotels with our customer service team shows our willingness to participate in this development.”

This new expansion to Ghana showcases the value Jovago places on reaching all potential customers and the drive to engage with all our customers across borders. The opening of five other new offices across Africa, specifically in Algeria, Ethiopia, Uganda, Tanzania and Mozambique goes a long way to confirm the values of the organization.

“We are proud to announce the expansion of our presence and services...” stated Paul Midy, CEO of Jovago “We are passionate about the needs of the customers, with this in mind, we bring our creativity and innovation to the table so that our users can have a personal touch to everything we do even though the transactions are carried out online.”

Since its inception in 2013 and the opening of the Nigerian office in the vibrant city of Lagos, Jovago has been steadily expanding with its inventory reaching 25,000 hotels in more than 40 African countries. This expansion has not been limited to the African continent in fact activities in Asia is evident through the recent Jovago localized presence in Myanmar and Bangladesh. With ongoing successes in Africa, Jovago aims to accelerate the innovative nature of the hospitality and the hotel industry.

About Jovago

Jovago.com 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. Jovago.com, 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. Jovago.com has over 20,000 local hotel listings across Africa and over 200,000 hotels around the world.

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About Africa Internet Group

Africa Internet Group, the leading internet platform in Africa, promotes sustainable online growth that benefits both businesses and consumers. 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, its culture and its people. AIG is the parent group of ten successful and fast-growing companies in more than 30 African countries. Its network of companies includes Carmudi, Easy Taxi, Everjobs, hellofood, Jovago, Jumia, Kaymu, Lamudi, Vendito and Zando.

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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.