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  • Kenya has been named Africa’s leading golfing destination

    Published on : Wednesday, December 23, 2020

    This announcement was made during the 7th Annual World Golf Awards Gala Ceremony held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Kenya scooped the Africa’s Best Golf Destination 2020 category ahead of South Africa, Egypt and Morocco. At the same time, Karen …

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  • Kenya Tourism Board appoints Intrepid Marketing and Communications as India Representative

    Published on : Tuesday, December 1, 2020

    The Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) has appointed Intrepid Marketing and Communications a Mumbai-based company, to establish Kenya as an aspirational long-haul destination in the Indian Market through varied and sustained initiatives. The Intrepid team will be responsible for executing all …

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  • Kenya voted as Africa’s Top Destination at World Travel Awards

    Published on : Tuesday, November 10, 2020

    Kenya has been voted as ‘Africa’s Leading Destination’ by the World Travel Awards (the global initiative to recognise and reward excellence in travel and tourism- honouring the best from across the continent) for its popular savannah landscapes, immense herds of …

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  • Kenya launches coastal brand identity to promote tourism

    Published on : Saturday, October 31, 2020

    Kenya’s tourism marketers recently launched a tourism brand identity for the coastal region as part of its efforts to revive the sector which has been largely disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The east African nation is eager to rebuild trust …

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  • To boost up tourism, Kenya is geared up to leverage on its athletic prowess

    Published on : Tuesday, October 6, 2020

    Kenya is preparing to put forward its athletes on global recognition in order to boost up its tourism, senior officials explained this on Sunday. Najib Balala, cabinet secretary, Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife, stated that in addition to wildlife, which …

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  • Francis Msengeti announced GM of Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort & Spa, Kenya

    Published on : Tuesday, September 22, 2020

    Francis Msengeti has been promoted to General Manager of the Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort & Spa in Mombasa, Kenya.

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  • Kenya reduces entry fees of wildlife sanctuaries to revive tourism

    Published on : Saturday, July 4, 2020

    Kenya recently announced that it has decided to reduce entry fees to major wildlife sanctuaries for both local and foreign tourists in order to revive the tourism sector that has been harshly affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

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  • Kenya launches new virtual safari campaign

    Published on : Friday, June 5, 2020

    Kenya recently launched a virtual live stream safari campaign o showcase game safaris in parks and reserves across Kenya.

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  • Aleph Hospitality opens Best Western Plus Westlands in Nairobi

    Published on : Monday, December 16, 2019

    Aleph Hospitality has opened the Best Western Plus Westlands hotel in Nairobi, Kenya. The new opening, which introduces the Best Western Plus brand to one of the city’s most sought-after commercial districts, marks Aleph Hospitality’s continued expansion in Kenya, where …

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  • Emergency landing in Kenya as wheels fell off during take-off

    Published on : Wednesday, October 30, 2019

    The flight operated by domestic Kenyan airline Silverstone Air had to make an emergency landing after the aircraft’s wheels fell off during take-off.     On Monday 28 October the flight was departing Lodwar in northwest Kenya when the incident …

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  • Kenya will aim to increase its tourism numbers from the Asian market

    Published on : Tuesday, October 15, 2019

    Kenya will aim to increase its tourism numbers from the Asian market as it will be displaying its tourism products during the upcoming Internationale Tourismus Borse-Asia (ITB-Asia)-Singapore expo.   The expo is expected to take place between Oct. 16 and …

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  • Kenya celebrates World Tourism Day

    Published on : Friday, October 4, 2019

    World Tourism Day has been marked by the United Nations for decades and this year Kenya also celebrated this special day.   From free hikes to Nakuru county’s world-famous Menengai Volcanic Crater, where steam can still be seen coming out, …

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  • Kenya to arrange mega tourism seminar

    Published on : Wednesday, September 25, 2019

    The tourism exposition which is scheduled to kick-start from 2nd and continue till 4th October 2019 will be preceded by tours arranged for the business buyers to various tourist attractions all over the country from 27th September to 1st October …

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  • Kenya to host int’l fair in October for promoting tourism further

    Published on : Tuesday, September 24, 2019

    Kenya will host an international tourism fair in early October to bring influential travel trade representatives from more than 50 countries to promote the country as a tourist destination, organisers said on Monday.   Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) said the …

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  • Kenya strengthens bid to host the 24th edition of the UNWTO General Assembly in 2021

    Published on : Wednesday, September 11, 2019

    Kenya has strengthened its lobbying for winning the bid to host the 24th edition of the UNWTO General Assembly in 2021.   Najib Balala, the Cabinet Secretary for Tourism and Wildlife said that Kenya will make a strong case for …

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  • 2.1 m international tourists to visit Kenya in 2019

    Published on : Thursday, July 18, 2019

     An official said that Kenya expects around 2.1 million international tourists by the end of the year. This is attributes to the high number of arrivals due to the aggressive marketing in new destinations.     David Gitonga, chief executive …

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  • Beach tourism promoted by SHR in Kenya

    Published on : Thursday, June 27, 2019

    A senior government official  said on Wednesday that Kenya’s Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) is promoting beach tourism along the Indian Ocean shores.     According to Najib Balala, cabinet secretary, ministry of tourism and wildlife that  Mombasa to Nairobi railway …

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  • Autograph Collection Hotels debuts in Kenya welcoming Sankara Nairobi

    Published on : Thursday, May 2, 2019

    Autograph Collection Hotels and Marriott International’s distinctive collection of passionately independent hotels, today welcomed Sankara Nairobi to its diverse and distinguished portfolio of over 171 hotels around the world, marking the debut for the brand in Kenya. Set in the …

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  • Kenya is witnessing twice as many tourists from China now

    Published on : Thursday, May 2, 2019

    Kenya is witnessing twice as many tourists from China as it used to few years ago with increasing bilateral ties between the two countries.   At least 230,500 Chinese nationals visited Kenya, spending nights in various hotels in different parts …

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  • Kenya domestic tourism boosts with Chinese built railway system

    Published on : Tuesday, April 23, 2019

    Chinese built railway system is boosting Kenya’s domestic tourism, therefore increasing Keneya’s revenue.   Over the years, the domestic transportation system had been a major hindrance for many would-be domestic tourists. But now, with the help of China, the hindrance …

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