DIGITAL COMMERCE

KQ emerges top at Kenya E-commerce Awards

The award celebrates the best brands in Kenya's digital commerce and marketplaces space.

In Summary

• These awards aim to maximize marketing efforts for companies through advocating for their e-commerce platforms.

• The airline has continued to reinforce its digital strategy and approach to modernize and customize air travel experiences.

Kenya Airways planes at JKIA.
Kenya Airways planes at JKIA.
Image: Douglas Okiddy

Kenya Airways has been named best in E-commerce Travel and Tourism category at this year's Kenya E-commerce Awards.

The Kenya E-commerce Awards, an annual awards ceremony first launched in 2019, celebrates the best brands in Kenya's digital commerce and marketplaces space.

These awards aim to maximize marketing efforts for companies through advocating for their e-commerce platforms, engaging companies' audiences through nomination, voting and recognition, and offering a networking opportunity for companies by meeting key decision-makers for business.

To maintain leadership in the industry, the airline has continued to reinforce its digital strategy and approach to modernize and customize air travel experiences.

The carrier has scaled products and services available on the website, including the enhanced booking experience, our revamped mobile application, the digitization of health and travel requirements through Trusted Travel and our chatbot service.

Kenya Airways recognition in these awards is a clear demonstration of the airline's commitment to delivering world-class service through its efforts in building a seamless, navigable, consumer-friendly e-Commerce website that is kenya-airways.com.

Ag. Chief Commercial and Customer Experience Officer at Kenya Airways, Julius Thairu, stated that the award demonstrates their commitment to improving guest's experience during this most challenging period the air travel industry has experienced.

"This award is an acknowledgement of the hard work that our team continues to engage in to make a positive difference and set world-class standards across all our touch points with our customers," Thairu said.

This year's third annual award ceremony took place with 40 categories and 500 nominees in attendance.

Edited by D Tarus