Chunguza Travel: East Africa Goes Digital with First Online Reservation Platform

KAMPALA, Uganda - April 20, 2024 - PRLog -- Ushering in a new era of accessible travel and economic empowerment, Chunguza Travel, East Africa's first dedicated online travel reservation platform, is poised to revolutionize how the world explores and supports the region. Founded by a group of passionate young students from Uganda, DRC and Kenya, Chunguza Travel empowers both travelers and local businesses, fostering a thriving travel ecosystem built on innovation and community.

"Chunguza Travel was born from a deep love for East Africa and a desire to make travel more inclusive," says Isaac Ntegeka, the company's visionary CEO. "Our platform offers seamless booking for travelers while becoming a powerful marketing tool for local businesses. We're integrating popular mobile money solutions alongside traditional payment methods, making travel accessible to everyone across the region."

Chunguza Travel: A Boon for Local Travel Businesses
Beyond offering travelers a user-friendly platform to explore East Africa's wonders, Chunguza Travel stands as a champion for local businesses. Here's how Chunguza Travel empowers lodges, tour operators, and travel service providers:

We Offer a Global Reach: Local travel businesses that are listed on Chunguza Travel gain access to a world of potential customers. Our platform showcases their offerings to international travelers actively seeking East African adventures. With an office in London as well as participating in international travel expos in cities such as Berlin, Doha, Qatar and Cape Town every year, we give the businesses listed on our website the maximum exposure.
Mobile Money Integration: By accepting secure mobile money payments, the preferred payment method for many East Africans, we are reaching out to an untapped market. The first airline ticket purchased using mobile money in Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania was purchased on Chunguza Travel. Besides Visa, Mastercard amd Amex debit and credit cards, we currently accept payments via M-Pesa, Airtel Money, Tigo-Pesa, MTN Mobile Money.

More Than Just Bookings:  Sustainable Practices at the Core
Chunguza Travel recognizes the importance of responsible tourism. Our platform prioritizes eco-conscious options and partnerships with businesses that embrace sustainable practices.

"Travel has the power to transform lives, but it's crucial to ensure it benefits the environment and local communities," says Fatume Sharrif, a co-Founder. "We're committed to working with lodges and tour operators that prioritize responsible tourism, so travelers can explore East Africa with a positive impact."

Key benefits for travelers:
Effortless booking for hotels, flights, car rentals, transfers, tours, and activities.
Tailored payment options, including popular mobile money solutions.
Curated experiences that showcase the best of East Africa, with a focus on supporting local businesses and sustainable practices.

Chunguza Travel is more than just a website; it's a gateway to a more connected, sustainable, and enriching East African travel experience. Visit us at

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