The Techie African Traveller #SMW15

The Techie African Traveller #SMW15

The African traveller has become more techie; relying more on the internet and social media to make decisions, plan, facilitate and enhance their African travel experience.

The techie African traveller uses social media to review locations and sites of interest, share their experiences, photos and videos. The smartphone has proved to be the gadget of choice for African travellers as they use it for mapping & navigation, searching places of interest and taking quality photos & videos.

When it comes to contacting customer service to either finalize their travel plans or to seek clarifications, techie African travellers mostly use live chat and social messaging platform, Whatsapp. Other popular social platforms for contacting customer service online are Skype, Viber and BBM. At, the techie African traveller is able to get the best deals on hotels and book them online.

Techie African Traveller Infographic

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Innov8tiv is a dynamic Web source for technology news, resources and innovation, with a special focus on the entrepreneurial advances of Africans on the continent as well as in the Diaspora. This site seeks to not only inform consumers and companies about the latest in tech trends and ideologies, but to shed light on a phenomenon often ignored: the inventive, life-changing and creative engine that exists in Africa and among leaders of color around the world, including the UK, the Caribbean, Australia, and Asia. Send story ideas to

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