Jovago Uganda officially opens its doors in Kampala

Africa’s N°1 hotel-booking website, continues its expansion in Africa with the opening of the new office in Uganda. The launch takes place on the 12th of August in Kampala.

Africa’s N°1 hotel-booking website, continues its expansion in Africa with the opening of the new office in Uganda. The launch takes place on the 12th of August in Kampala.

Kampala, Uganda, 13th August, 2015 - Jovago, Africa’s N°1 hotel-booking website is proud to announce the opening of new offices in Kampala. 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 travellers. Uganda’s booming population, fast-growing economy and beautiful natural sites provide a great opportunity for tourism and business.

“Uganda is an outstanding country with friendly people and breath-taking landscapes. More and more travellers as well as potential investors are visiting the country and there is huge potential for growth not just for Jovago, but also for the tourism industry and all of our partners. Being in Kampala close to our customers and hotels with our customer service team shows our willingness to participate in this development and to promote Uganda as the ideal business and leisure travel destination”, says Louis Badea, Country Manager

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

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

Since its inception in 2013 and the opening of the East African office in Nairobi, Jovago has been steadily expanding with its inventory reaching 25,000 hotels in more than 40 African countries. With ongoing successes in Africa, Jovago aims to accelerate the innovative nature of the hospitality and the hotel industry in the continent..

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 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.

For more information, please contact:

Lisa Omwandho

Public Relations Manager - Uganda

+256 751701561

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