Transcorp Hotel launches new digital platform Aura, reinforcing its innovation commitment

NIGERIA – Transcorp Hotels Plc, the Africa’s leading hospitality brand, has announced the launch of Aura, a new digital platform through which people can book accommodation, restaurants, and experiences. Aura, which is Transcorp’s first in the alternative accommodation segment, is part of the company’s asset-light model, leveraging technology to deliver true hospitality, exciting experiences, and drive shareholder value. The launch of Aura by Transcorp is one of the most significant developments in the company’s history as it seeks to transform the travel and tourism industry in Africa by focusing on…

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AURA secures funding to advance its on demand technology-driven security platform

SOUTH AFRICA – AURA, a startup that is in the business of security and safety, has closed a funding round of US$415,000 led by HAVAÍC, a company that advises and invests in early-stage, high-growth businesses, offering access to local investments with global prospects. AURA solves the problem that existing security services face by only providing location-specific solutions, especially as people are exposed to crime irrespective of location. With its technology-driven control room and smartphone GPS enabled solutions, AURA provides clients with access to the nearest available responder through their nationwide…

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