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Jumia Travel awarded Adventure 254 the best destination website in Kenya; 2017 during the 2nd edition of the Kenya Travel Awards, at Fairmont the Norfolk Nairobi.
Adventure 254 is a platform which offers opinions’ on East Africa’s Tourism Industry and Travel tips. The website was among other recipients being celebrated; for their contribution to the success of the travel, hospitality, and tourism industries in 2017.
Emphasizing on the objective of the Kenya Travel Awards, Jumia Travel’s Country Manager Cyrus Onyiego noted that, “diversification and quality of services, adherence to sustainable guidelines, as well as guest personalization and engagement; are some of the major determinants of the awards’ excellence, as our basic requirements of the hotels and airlines in ensuring the guests’ comfort”.
The other 2017 African Travel Awards Winners are as follows:
- Ibis Styles Nairobi – Jumia Travel Booking Award 2017
- Panari Resort Nyahururu – Travelers’ Choice Award 2017
- Voyager Beach Resort – Best Leisure Hotel in Kenya 2017
- Fairmont the Norfolk – Best Business Hotel in Kenya 2017
- PrideInn Paradise Beach Hotel – Best Hotel in Kenya 2017
- Kenya Airways – Best Airline Company in Kenya 2017
Upon receiving the Best Hotel in Kenya 2017 award, the Sales, and Marketing Director of PrideInn Paradise Beach Hotel Farzana Noorani, thanked all clients for their confidence in the property saying, “we thank you for voting for us and we thank Jumia Travel for the recognition as the Best Hotel in Kenya. PrideInn Hotels will always endeavor to surpass our guest expectations at the best value. We value your patronage and appreciate your support and confidence in us”.
Conservationist Dr. Winnie Kiiru who is the Founder of ConservationKenya and the event’s guest speaker representing the Kenya Association of Women in Tourism, remained enthusiastic of a technology driven hospitality industry and a ‘traveling Kenya’. “As the premier, easy to use, online platform in Africa, Jumia Travel is a forerunner in its field and these awards will go a long way towards promoting technology among the hospitality industry,” she said.