JUMIA TRAVEL wins NCC award for Best Use of Technology at NIMES 2015

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Lagos, December 7, 2015: Travel.Jumia.com, Africa’s N°1 hotel-booking website, has won the prestigious award for Best Use of Technology at the Nigerian Mobile Economy Summit, NIMES 2015, which held at the MUSON Center over the weekend.

The category which was sponsored by the Nigerian Communications Commission, was created to promote and commend the excellent achievements which stakeholders in the technology sector contribute towards building a sustainable economy.

Travel.Jumia.com, through the innovative deployment of efficient cyber operations and secure payment facilities, has been able to enhance the quality services clients receive, ensuring that partners and customers get great the best value on each investment.

While receiving the award on behalf of the company, Kushal Dutta, Managing Director of Jumia Travel Nigeria said: “This is a great achievement for us especially. It is good to see that our efforts at improving the standard of e-commerce operations within Nigeria is recognized. At Jumia Travel, we place key focus on delivering excellence to all our clients through our website and mobile platforms and this award by NCC will drive us to do more.

As the first African company to partner with Google Hotel Ads, Jumia Travel provides a vast portfolio of 8,000 hotels in Nigeria and over 200,000 hotels around the world at the best prices possible.

With the recent launch of its offices in Myanmar and Bangladesh, Jumia Travel now has a global presence in more than 41 countries around the world.

About Jumia Travel

Jumia Travel is an online hotel booking service founded by Africa Internet Group and has MTN and Millicom as investors. Jumia Travel, 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. Jumia Travel has over 25,000 local hotel listings across Africa and over 200,000 hotels around the world.

About AIG

Africa Internet Group introduces and accelerates the online shift in Africa – for its people and its culture. It is committed to running successful and vibrant internet companies which boost the evolution of African online culture. AIG is the parent group of nine successful and fast-growing companies in more than 26 African countries, accounting for over 3,500 staff. AIG cares about entrepreneurship and brings together all the key elements required to build great companies: team, concept, technology and capital. Its network of companies includes JUMIA, Kaymu, Hellofood, Lamudi, Carmudi, Zando, Jumia Travel, Lendico and Easy Taxi.

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