“The program targets students as ambassadors of online travel by creating a scheme in which they promote e-Tourism while earning from the same.”
Jovago.com today announced the launch the JoBooker, a unique scheme that will assist innovative students to learn as they earn.
The first of its kind, the program is designed for students across the country who are keen on turning their hobbies into money through travel and discovery. It is one of Jovago’s initiatives that aims to make travel accessible, enjoyable and affordable for a divergent consumer base.
“JoBooker recognizes the need for laying financial independence among college-going generation,” said Nafisa Fazal, Head of Marketing for Jovago East Africa. “Apart from enabling students make some money on the side without necessarily interfering with the school schedule, this new initiative will also prepare students for the corporate world through incorporating work values and ethics”
The program is based on a simple structure that allows a student to earn 5% in commission for every Jovago booking they make. It’s also built on a socially engaging model; allowing friends of students signed to the programme a 10% discount for bookings made on the platform. This inclusion creates a network of tech savvy travelers who prefer products that are both convenient and inclusive.
To join, students can send their email to firstname.lastname@example.org. They will in turn receive an information pack and a personal code that will be used to identify and track all their bookings. Other benefits include possible internship as well as free Jovago getaways.
Jovago.com is an online hotel booking service with offices across Africa. The company is founded by Africa Internet Holding and has MTN as one of the investors. Jovago.com, Africa’s No.1 booking portal, facilitates the booking process for its users to provide them with the best hotel booking experience with fast, transparent and easy-to-use services. Jovago.com has over 25,000 local hotel listings across Africa and over 200,000 hotels around the world.
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