Program seeks to reward customers through a diverse list of incentives. Selected hotel partners to benefit largely from brand loyalty and product awareness on Africa’s leading e-commerce platform - Jumia Group.
Nairobi May 11, 2017/--Jumia Travel today announced the launch of a loyalty program which will allow customers to secure an additional 10% to 20% exclusive discount on select hotels. The discounts will also extend to all other listed Jumia Travel products such as flight bookings and holiday packages. Aimed at rewarding loyal and returning customers as well as adding value to joining customers, the program carries incentives such as free airport pick up, early check-in and late check-out, refreshments and personalized service delivery.Jumia Smart Traveler
Travelers can participate by logging into their Jumia account which is acquired upon registration on www.travel.jumia.com. This will give them access to the best available rates in the market, thereby automatically giving them an edge in price comparison. The prices showcased will be listed from top ranking hotels as reviewed and recommended by previous customers, coupled with special negotiated rates that will exclusively apply to Jumia Travel Smart customers.
Estelle Verdier, Managing Director for Jumia Travel expressed that, "Our priority is to ensure that travel becomes universally accessible and affordable throughout Africa and the rest of the world in line with United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) vision on ‘Tourism for all – promoting universal accessibility’. We are pleased to unveil this program as a way of showing appreciation to our customers. Through the Jumia Travel Smart Customer initiative, our hotel partners will also benefit from growing brand loyalty, as well as lowered cost of acquisition through continued awareness”.Estelle Verdier, MD - Jumia Travel during an earlier briefing
The program is available to all registered customers on the Jumia e-Commerce ecosystem, and will automatically enable them to view all hotels offering Jumia Travel Smart deals.
In March, Jumia Travel announced the launch of flights as part of a larger expansion plan which covered international destinations such as Dubai, London and Paris.
Distributed by Wazo Moja on behalf of Jumia Travel.
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Jumia Travel (travel.jumia.com) is Africa's No.1 hotel booking website, allowing you to get the best prices for more than 25,000 hotels in Africa and more than 200,000 hotels around the world. Our offices are in Lagos (Nigeria), Accra (Ghana), Dakar (Senegal), Abidjan (Ivory Coast), Algiers (Algeria), Douala (Cameroon), Kampala (Uganda), Dar Es Salaam (Tanzania), Nairobi (Kenya), Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), Porto (Portugal) and Paris (France). Before June 2016, Jumia Travel was known as Jovago.
Jumia Travel was founded in 2013 by Jumia and is backed by MTN, Rocket Internet, Millicom, Orange, Axa and financial partners.
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