Partnership aimed at providing secure and convenient transport for local and foreign tourists.
By Lillian Gaitho, Nairobi, Kenya – 22nd Sept. 2015 – Jovago has signed a partnership with national taxi service company, KENATCO TAXIS LIMITED that will see both companies collaborate to bolster convenience for anyone traveling in Kenya. This agreement comes a few weeks after the company launched customized packages with local air carrier, Safari Link, with the same objective of creating convenience, speed and effectiveness in the online tourism sector in the country.
Commenting on the partnership, Cyrus Onyiego, the newly appointed Country Manager for Jovago – Kenya cited that, “capitalizing on a seamless customer experience is key to building both a loyal customer base, as well as advancing excellent referrals. This agreement is anchored in our mutual need to promote both local and foreign travel in Kenya, and goes a long way in ascertaining that anyone who books with Jovago has access to a tried and tested, secure mode of transport”
The partnership in part advocates for value-added service to respective customers while raising brand awareness of both parties and their products.
Kennedy Anam, the Business Development Manager for KENATCO noted that,providing a seamless taxi transfer from the airport to a hotel and within the town where these tourists visit is key for both industries. Security, professionalism, and years of experience make Kenatco Taxis limited the ultimate partner for this venture. KENATCO Taxis Limited currently operates in all major cities in Kenya that include Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu with an increasing and diverse fleet of vehicles, therefore catering to unique travel needs and preferences.
According to the World Economic Forum, Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report 2015, Kenya ranks 5th in the region and 78th out of 141 countries on the world wide scale. Improving business environment is stated as one of the factors that will help the country in improving its global positioning.
Jovago.com is an online hotel booking service with offices across Africa. The company is founded by Africa Internet Holding and has MTN as one of the investors. Jovago.com, Africa’s No.1 booking portal, facilitates the booking process for its users to providing 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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Established over 25 years ago in February 1986, Kenatco Taxis is a government parastatal owned by the Industrial and Commercial Development Corporation (ICDC). Kenatco has been a leader in our industry due to our commitment to service through innovation. We are the largest and most professional Taxi services providers with offices in Nairobi, Kisumu and Mombasa. Twitter handle @kenatcotaxis Face Book – Kenatco Taxis Limited