SleepOut

A web and mobile application for discovering accommodations across Africa.

Impact International
 
  • Category Transportation/Travel
  • Location Nairobi, Kenya

Summary

SleepOut enables travelers to discover discounted accommodations within the African continent. Travelers are offered a wide variety of choices, thanks to an extensive inventory of hotels and lodgings provided for by numerous partners within the African continent.

Analysis

Review: Challenge – Africa affords the tourist and business visitor a stimulating cultural experience and a majestic continent. Africa is multi cultural encompassing a vast and utterly, extraordinary landscape. Bustling, busy cities run parallel to tranquil, pastoral areas. Travel choices provided for by African travel companies are often pre-packaged and are often limited to high priced hotels. These pre-packaged deals offer the tourist little flexibility for trip customization. Scams are also another major concern. Travelers are cautioned to be on guard when trying to plan a journey, on their own. SleepOut enables travelers to find secure and affordable lodgings, anywhere within the African continent. Solution – SleepOut provides for travelers, a stable and secure standard to discover a variety of discounted accommodation options within the African continent. Travelers are able to search based upon accommodation type, location, or by the activities offered. Travelers can search online or via mobile phones. Travelers are able to plan a trip based upon their budgets. SleepOut also offers 24/7 customer service support. Additional Notes: SleepOut is available for download on Android devices. Impact: SleepOut covers lodgings across Africa and hosts international visitors and so we give it a “International Impact” rating.