Jumia travel has launched the first of its holiday packages in mood with World Tourism Day on Tuesday.
“The move is part of the company’s initiative to promote domestic tourism in these countries, as we approach the peak season.” Said Paud Midy, Chief Executive Officer of Jumia Travel
The travel agency, which rebranded from Jovago Travel after a takeover by Jumia, is offering KSh12,617 per person per day to Enchoro Wildlife Camp for 3days (2nights) inclusive of food and transport, Ksh7,999 to Keekorok Lodge for 3days (2 nights) inclusive of transport while travelers will also enjoy 3 days (2 nights) at Aruba Camp and Safaris at KSh11,492 pps per day inclusive of transport.
The package rates are inclusive of hotel stays, spa treatment, meals, transport and tour guide where applicable.
“This will therefore be ideal for families, couples, group of friends and even corporate groups vacationing in the months of August to December” added Midy.
According to statistics bookings at hotels accounted for 63% of total capacity in October, 55% in November and 55.4% in December this year. The travel agency affirmed that late bookings will be catered for through calling the customer service or fill-in a query form, easing the hassle of travel.
This year’s theme ‘Tourism for all-promoting universal accessibility’ however, focuses on accessibility to tourism by people living with disability and special needs, according to United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-Moon, who amount to over 1 billion people.
“Accessibility for all should be at the center of tourism policies and business strategies not only as a human right bit also as a great market opportunity.” Reiterated Tarib Rifai the Secretary General of the United Nations World Travel Organization.