Monthly Archives: January 2018

Bio-Ken and Sirikoi Lodge Announce Passing On of Their Founders

Sanda Ashe, the co-founder and director of Bio-Ken has passed on. Bio-Ken announced her demise yesterday. She is said to have passed on peacefully on 30th January 2018. She is credited to have saved many lives from dangerous effects of … Read More

Travel and Hospitality Trends to Dominate 2018

2017, Skift termed, “the year travel found its larger purpose in the world”. Though the year was marred by extreme economic and security uncertainties and instabilities across the board, from political upheavals, to the controversial Trump Travel Ban, the advancement … Read More

Budget Pick Series: Out and About Kakamega Forest National Reserve

Kakamega is home to the only remaining pocket of the equatorial tropical rain-forest in Kenya. For a long time the forest has baffled many researchers and scientists by how it has been able to survive despite being cut off from … Read More

62 million: No. of international arrivals in Africa in 2017

Africa reached a record 62 million international arrivals in 2017, translating to a growth of 8%. Arrivals in Sub-Saharan Africa increased by 5% while North Africa enjoyed a strong recovery with a 13% growth in arrivals. The continental growth supersedes … Read More

Africa Travel Awards – Kenya Edition

Jumia Travel, Africa’s leading online travel agency, is set to hold the second edition of the Kenya Travel Awards 2018. The awards aim at promoting Kenya’s tourism sector, and responds to the need of encouraging hoteliers to improve the quality … Read More

Africa Travel Awards – Uganda Edition

Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency in Africa, will hold the second edition of the Africa Travel Awards on January 25th 2018. For this 2018 edition, the ceremony will be held simultaneously in 8 countries: Algeria, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, … Read More

Kenya’s major tourism highlights in 2017

The year 2017 in Kenya’s tourism was marked by major milestones that had both positive and negative implications on the industry. Jumia Travel looks at some of them and gives a glimpse of what 2018 will look like. Jack Ma … Read More

Travel Don’ts You Should Leave In 2017

Last minute planning Traveling is meant to be fun and even though it’s for business, it should not be hectic. Last minute planning for a trip can be very stressful and ruin your entire travel and therefore that is something … Read More