Jovago Starts Off Collaboration With Trivago

Africa’s leading online hotel booking platform, launches its cooperation with the world’s leading hotel search site, trivago


Lagos, March 25, 2015 - has launched its collaboration with the world's largest hotel search, trivago with the aim to ease the process of hotel search and reservation for travellers around the globe.

This will allow trivago users the opportunity to gain direct access to Jovago’s large listing of properties across Africa with more than 20,000 hotels and immediately book exclusive deals on

"Trivago is a remarkable and handy tool for travellers around the world looking to make smart and informed decisions when planning their trips and booking hotels," said Paul Midy, CEO of Jovago. He also says "… Jovago is focused on helping travellers from any location find the best hotels in Africa and making the process as convenient as possible. We are very excited to be collaborating with trivago to assist their users in creating memorable journeys every time they travel in Africa."

As the world’s largest hotel search, trivago compares 718,589 hotels from over 200 booking sites with the intent to findthe ideal hotel at the lowest possible rate. contributes to this existing selection by adding its personally verified hotel listings in Africa.

This collaboration is indeed mutually benefitting. Aline Koekkoek Sales Manager trivago, shows enthusiasm on this collaboration saying “… we are happy to be able to provide African travelers with a great extensive inventory, making their search for an ideal hotel even 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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Abdesslam Benzitouni

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About trivago

Founded in 2005 in Düsseldorf, Germany, trivago currently operates 50 international country platforms in 31 languages. Travelers find the ideal hotel for the best price on trivago is the world’s largest online hotel search site, comparing rates from over 700,000 hotels on over 200 booking sites worldwide. trivago integrates over 140 million hotel ratings and 14 million photos in order to make finding the perfect hotel easier for users. Over 80 million visitors per month find their ideal hotel by using trivago’s various filters.

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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.