Established in 1999, Africa’s leading online travel agency Travelstart has rolled out a mobile website that allows travelers to search and buy domestic and international flights for instant booking confirmation.
Africa’s fastest growing global travel search site is the first mobi-site in Kenya automatically detects and adjusts to different mobile device screens with functionality that will allow variety for the customers to compare and book flight of preference either according to price or carrier capacity.
“Africa, out of necessity, has advanced rapidly in terms of mobile commerce and we look forward to connecting with a new audience through the new mobile optimized website. In the new future M-Commerce will mean everything when it comes to online shopping in Kenya and we want to be in a position where we can meet the needs of mobile dependent customers on their preferred devices.”
The company recorded an increase of 46.2% in mobile traffic to Travelstart.co.ke between 2012 and 2013 standing out as a promising medium in the commercial sector. The mobile version has been launched in South Africa, Tanzania, Nigeria soon to be followed by Egypt, Turkey, Quatar, Bahrain and the UAE.
Customers can also compare prices and book hotels, car rentals and holiday packages.