Rocket Internet’s online hotel booking platform Jovago has partnered with SimplePay, Ltd., a Nigerian web and mobile financial services company to enable Jovago customers pay for their hotel booking through the SimplePay mobile application either via desktop or mobile phones.
Users on Jovago.com can now just enter their booking reference into SimplePay’s new Jovago button in their mobile app or at www.simplepay4u.com and pay for their hotel booking instantly.
“We look for partnerships with purpose and innovation and we believe that allowing people to pay for their Jovago.com booking using SimplePay ticks both these boxes,” SimplePay CEO, Simeon Ononobi said of the partnership.
Headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria, Jovago.com says it has over 5000 local listings from across Africa. The online hotel booking service facilitates the booking process for its users to provide them with the best hotel booking experience with fast, transparent and easy-to-use services. It’s deal with Simeon Omonobi’s SimplePay, a web and mobile financial services company based in Abuja, Nigeria will allow users and hotel owners make and receive purchases or fund transfers instantly. SimplePay was founded in 2013 by Simeon Ononobi.
According to Marek Zmyslowski, Managing Director of Jovago.com, “This is a great achievement for Jovago.com. As the leading hotel booking site in Nigeria, we aim to make the payment process as simple and transparent as possible for our customers and this SimplePay partnership does that seamlessly.”