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Mobile Commerce Driving Revenue Growth in the Hotel Industry

Nairobi, 10th May2016 – Mobile bookings accounted for an impressive average of 49% globally, while apps seem to be a big hit with the convenience-driven market. Mobile accounts for most of the overall growth in travel bookings since 2014, this is according to Criteo, a leading market research firm. The worldwide research, carried between Q2 …

Technology

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 hotel booking website Jovago.com, gives an insight into how mobile payments ease people’s lives in …

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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 above ‘conventional’ banking services as more and more people embrace the wave of convenience. Opinion …