AfricaToday.com Inc. an integrated technology company that provides an subscriber driven online platform for businesses and individuals focused on doing business in Africa, together with TravelJam.com, Canada`s online travel expert, today announced the launch of their new online travel booking site for businesses and tourists to Africa.
The new site http://africatoday.traveljam.net can be accessed both on AfricaToday.com’s network and as a separate website. This new site offering will provide users with direct access to TravelJam.com’s sophisticated air, car, and hotel reservation engines, as well as, a Travel Service Call Center that provides customers with telephone reservations and support.
This exclusive alliance brings together two premier Internet brands to provide Africa-focused Internet users significantly expanded choices in online travel services.
TravelJam.com provides AfricaToday.com Travel with a wide range of services including:
á A low fare search feature - AfricaToday.com users are able to search up to 500 airlines for the best fares to any African or worldwide destination. They can schedule and buy low-fare tickets online via an easy-to-read calendar that displays the dates the fares are offered.
á A hotel proximity search page - AfricaToday.com users have the ability to search and reserve from more than 50,000 hotels, as well as view lodging options available around their destination area.
á Car Rentals - Through the new AfricaToday.com Travel Channel, users can choose from among 50 car rental companies when planning travel. Included is the ability to rent vehicles based on personal preferences such as price and the availability of special features like car phones or child seats.
á Member profiles - For easy travel management, AfricaToday.com Travel Services allows for users to create and save up to seven travel profiles, enabling members to maintain both personal and business travel accounts.
á Toll Free Telephone Reservations and Support - AfricaToday.com Travel Service users can call a toll free number in North America and talk to a live reservations agent to assist them select, schedule and book the best fares to most African or worldwide destinations.
Furthermore, AfricaToday.com Travel Services simplifies the travelling process by combining easy-to-use navigation and content with TravelJam.com’s innovative booking tools. Thus enabling AfricaToday.com users the ability to quickly and conveniently take advantage of the best travel bargains to and from Africa.
“More and more business people in Africa, or who are focused on Africa, are going online to manage the increasingly hectic pace of their daily lives,” said Oliver Kramer, chief executive officer, AfricaToday.com Inc. “Joining forces with TravelJam.com provides AfricaToday.com users with an extensive product inventory and a powerful reservations engine to meet their travel and purchasing needs. With AfricaToday.com users spending more of their time online, the partnership with TravelJam underscores our commitment to providing Africa-focused users with the most convenient online tools and services available.”
“Our alliance with AfricaToday.com further expands our goal to truly change the way travelers use the Internet and shop for travel,” said Thomas Wahl, president and chief executive officer of TravelJam.com. “By combining our industry-leading technology and travel tools with AfricaToday.com’s easy-to-use navigation and content, we create a seamless online experience and bring consumers the most unique online travel services and solutions available in Africa and the World.”