Rocket Internet one of the most aggressive online investors in Africa and the world, are planning to launch a new site that will deal with hotel bookings, according to Techloy.
The site aptly named Jovago hopes to rope in major hotel chains in Africa and give consumers a new platform to obtain timely hotel bookings.
The new e-commerce venture is expected to launch in August and is being lead by managing directors, Jeremy Hodara and Sacha Poignonnec. The Jovago team will work from offices located in Berlin, Paris, Porto and Lagos with a total staff base of about 50.
The company is also looking to go into countries such as Kenya, Nigeria and Ivory Coast to expand its business offering.
Rocket Internet recently received funding to a tune of 35 million Euros to drive their expansion in the continent.