Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Jovago Launches IOS App for Apple users



Africa’s leading online hotel booking platform, jovago.com, has launched its first iOS app which will further revolutionize hotel booking experience in Africa for the Apple users.


Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, May 3rd, 2016 -The largest online hotel inventory in Africa has officially launched its iOS App, which will further transform the way travelers book hotels online using their mobile devices. This is part of Jovago’s drive to provide an exciting mobile user experience for its Apple clients.

“The launch of the IOS App is a great step towards our efforts in creating faster and flexible booking experience to our customers who are looking for accommodation across Africa,” said Paul Midy, CEO of Jov ago. There is need to tap into the vast growth of mobile devices in Africa and with the iOS App, more of our customers can readily access our growing inventory of hotels on the go,” he added.

The iOS App, which has a sturdy repute for being quick and secure, will allow customers find and book accommodation from the site’s list of 25,000 hotels in Africa and over 200,000 the world over; all in the palm of their hand. Travelers can take advantage of the App using their Apple devices to view profile pages for listed hotels including pictures, descriptions, locations, amenities and reviews; as well as get exclusive deals and offers and have the best price guarantee. 

“Six month after the launch of the Android App, today Jovago offers a performant App with all our latest options and technologies,” said Abdesslam Benzitouni, Global Head of Public Relations. “Apple users represent around 25 % of our visitors and although Android users are more popular in Africa, in Jovago, we want to provide the best hotel booking experience to all the Mobile users in the continent”, added Abdesslam.

“According to the Tanzania Communication Regulatory Authority (TCRA), Tanzania’s mobile phone users increase by 24%, and the internet penetration reaches 34% for the year of 2015, Hence we still see the potential to fulfill the customers preference as most of the travelers they can access internet on their mobile phones and would like to save time and easier their way of booking of hotels online”. Andrea Guzzoni, Country Manager of Jovago Tanzania added.

As Smartphone become more deep-rooted in the modern society, mobile travel bookings have also become more commonplace than the conventional booking methods. In a bid to help its clients keep up with the trends, Jovago.com is committed to keep diversifying its technological tools, in order to promote thousands of hotel options.
 
The iOS App is now available here on the AppStore to the entire community of Apple users for free. Jovago offers 10 % discount for all the IOS users for their first booking.

About Jovago
Jovago.com is an online hotel booking service with offices in Kampala (Uganda) Lagos (Nigeria), Nairobi (Kenya) and Dakar (Senegal) founded by Africa Internet Group and has Rocket Internet, MTN, Millicom, AXA, Orange and Goldman Sachs as its investors. Jovago.com, 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. Jovago.com has over 25,000 local hotel listings across Africa and over 200,000 hotels around the world. 

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