Jumia Travel Expands Destination Across the World

Barely four years since inception, Jumia Travel is fast solidifying its global presence in the hotel, travel, and tourism ecosystem by unveiling new continental and international destinations.

The company said it has registered an inventory of more than 30,000 hotels in Africa and over 300,000 worldwide.

These include new properties in popular destinations in Africa including South Africa, Morocco, Egypt, and Tunisia, as well as outbound destinations including Dubai, London, New York, Paris, and Mecca others.

Speaking on the new feat, Chief Executive Officer, Jumia Travel, Paul Midy said the expansion is to ensure the company makes its quality services available to customers across the globe. “We have the requisite capacity to offer our partners global visibility, and to our customers, solutions for all their travel needs anywhere in the world,” he said.

As part of the initiative, customers will have access to travel packages to the new destinations, with 24/7 local customer service and expertise as well as flexible payment options including Mpesa, payment on arrival, and credit cards.

The packages will consist of hotel stays, return flight tickets, tours or excursions upon request and availability. They exclude Visa processing fees, travel insurance, among other activities not mentioned above.

Jumia Travel Nigeria MD, Kushal Dutta also explained that the move is in line with evolving consumer demands. According to him, “travelers are increasingly shifting focus from generic products to more customized and personalized experience. We are therefore working closely with our hotels and other OTA partners to provide our customers with tailor-made worldwide travel options.”

The first package focuses on Dubai as an outbound destination for African customers during the upcoming Easter holidays.


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