New Online Travel Agency Launches in Kenya
Travelstart has launched its online travel booking website in Kenya. The Travelstart Kenya website enables travellers to search, compare and pay for flights, hotel stays and car rentals online.
NAIROBI, 2 March, 2012 – The new travel agency is the first website of its kind in Kenya allowing customers to make flight bookings, pay for them and receive confirmation instantaneously, all online.
Prices displayed on the website are always the cheapest available at a given point in time, include taxes and can be booked at any time. Payment can be made in various ways which include Credit Card and M-Pesa, Internet bank transfer or cash at any Barclays Bank or Kenya Commercial Bank branch. The website is safe to use and online security is certified by Thawte – the global SSL certificate authority.
Travelstart is a company known for innovation in online travel technology and superior customer service. After launching in Scandinavia in 1998, Travelstart experienced exponential growth, before selling the brand to partners in Northern Europe. Travelstart launched in South Africa in 2006 and introduced innovation into the marketplace where bookings have grown by as much as 400%.
Mustafa Rajani, joint venture partner at Travelstart Kenya says, “Kenya is experiencing a boom in every sector. The tourism industry is growing at a tremendous rate and everyday more and more Kenyans are making their travel arrangements online. By launching Travelstart in Kenya we have brought in an innovation that the travel industry here has never seen before; taking travel booking savings and efficiency to a new level.”
Travelstart Kenya is a locally registered company with offices in Westlands, Nairobi. The local Kenyan team consists of four people available to assist with any queries or questions customers may have. Visit www.travelstart.co.ke for more information.
About Travelstart Kenya
Travelstart is the leading online travel agency in Africa, providing independent flight comparisons between low fares airlines as well as all major international airlines. Travelstart's mission is to make air travel easier for the customer- in the aspects of searching, comparing and booking flights. In addition customers can also compare prices and book hotels, car rental and holiday packages. Travelstart is also available in South Africa, Namibia, Tanzania, Turkey and Nigeria.