“Africa’s no.1 online hotel booking platform Jovago.com, announces entry into the Mozambican Hotel Industry”
Nairobi, August 17th 2015 – Africa’s leading online hotel booking platform,
Polana Hotel -Maputo
Commenting on the development, Paul Midy, CEO for Jovago, expressed optimism in the country’s potential, observing that “Mozambique has some of the most unpolluted beaches on the continent complimented well by diverse attractions such as Gorongosa National Park and Cahora Bassa Dam”
Jovago’s entry into Mozambique comes at a time when the country’s tourism sector is experiencing tremendous expansion in terms of investment and tourist arrivals; with an impressive 1‚283,016 tourists (14.9 percent increase) visiting the country during the 2013/14 season. Maputo, the capital city is enjoying hospitality standards set by internationally recognized brands such as Serena Hotels, Pestana and Radisson Blu among others. According to the 2015 report by World Travel and Tourism Council, the sector contributed a total of MZN34.8bl in 2014, accounting for 7.0% of the country’s GDP. This is forecast to rise by 4.7 in 2015 and further projected to register a steady 6.5% growth pa throughout the decade.
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