Accor Hotels and pan African hotel booking platform Jovago.com announced in a statement published March 14, the signing of a partnership agreement to incorporate all Accor hotels in Africa into the platform.

According to the terms of the contract, 30 hotels located in 13 countries will be first incorporated into the platform. The remaining hotels of the group will later be incorporated.

“The partnership with Jovago highly contributes to establish our distribution strategy in Africa,” said Souleymane Khol, Vice-President, Sales Marketing Distribution & Revenue Management for Africa & Indian Ocean “AccorHotels is in a continuous process of dynamic innovation aiming to always mix more efficiently the digital experience with our hospitality know-how,” he added.

Subsidiary of Africa Internet Group (AIG), a group owned by German firm Rocket Internet, MTN, Milicom and Insurer Axa, Jovago is active in more than 40 African countries and counts more 25,000 referenced hotels.

AccorHotels has 94 establishments located in 17 African countries.