Technology

Tech Savvy; Best Offline Apps for Major Travel Pain Points

Once you pick your rucksack and set off on your voyage, there is a chance of finding yourself with limited or non-existing internet connection from time to time. This can be a headache, especially in this era where every last … Read More

5 Tips to Getting your Smartphone Travel-ready

It’s no doubt smartphones have revolutionized the way we travel; and keep improving the process with every new app and upgrade. From booking a cab or sharing a ride in a foreign country, to reserving your flight and even checking … Read More

E-Commerce As A Way To Diminish Unemployment Rate In Kenya

Nairobi – 29 January 2016 | During the last few years, unemployment rate in Kenya has been constantly increasing. According to the World Bank, it has jumped from 17.1% in 2011 to 17.4% in 2014. That is three times higher … Read More

The Power Of Social Media In Kenya’s Travel Industry

Social media is the greatest marketing tool of modern times. Only in 2014, over 100 million Africans were using Facebook, 4.5 million of them were Kenyans. This number jumped to 120 million in 2015. In an era of mobile devices, … Read More

Mobile payments in Kenya and travel industry

The advent of Mobile Money Transfer marked the transformation of economic interaction. The success of mobile money transfer systems reshaped Kenya’s banking sector and led to the financial inclusion of 20M people. One of the leading African travel companies, a … Read More

Announcing the Kenyan Blog Awards 2016

Every year for the last four years, we at BAKE have embarked on an annual journey that culminates in the awarding of Kenyan bloggers. This is the journey that sees the presentation of the Kenyan Blog Awards. It is with … Read More

Mobile Money and the Travel Industry in East Africa

In March, 2007 when mobile money first made its debut in East Africa via Mpesa, the world was astonished at the advances Kenya had made. Nobody thought it would get as big as it is, or even that other countries … Read More

Growth of Mobile Payments in the Hospitality Industry Boosting Revenue

Travelers found to favor mobile payments as industry players embrace the fast-growing trend. The growth of mobile financial services in Kenya has created quite a buzz across continents in the last few years; with analysts placing the exponential sector way … Read More