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Kenya's national airline confirms withdrawal from Eldoret

Kenya's national airline confirms withdrawal from Eldoret

By Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa Correspondent

Kenya Airways (KQ) yesterday formally notified travel agents, booked passengers and the public at large that they will withdraw from the Eldoret route and that flights, come April 1, will be ...

Kenya Airways confirms anticipated delivery of 6 B787-8 Dreamliners and one more B777-300ER

Kenya aviation Kenya Airways confirms anticipated delivery of 6 B787-8 Dreamliners and one more B777-300ER

By Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa Correspondent

Kenya Airways confirms continued growth under 'Plan Mawingo'

Jambojet opens bookings for flight launch on April 1

African Aviation Jambojet opens bookings for flight launch on April 1

By Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa Correspondent

JAMBOJET FLIGHTS NOW OPEN FOR BOOKINGS

Reed Travel Exhibitions partner with SITE and ICCA in Nairobi MICE seminar

Kenya Tourism Board supports MICE Seminar in Nairobi Reed Travel Exhibitions partner with SITE and ICCA in Nairobi MICE seminar

By Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa Correspondent

Muriithi Ndegwa, CEO of the Kenya Tourism Board, aka Magical Kenya, this morning officially launched the first ever dedicated MICE seminar in Nairobi, which aims to equip the over 50 participants ...

Dr. Taleb Rifai, UNWTO Secretary General sends his condolences to the Kenyan people

KTB issues reassurance to tourism trade Dr. Taleb Rifai, UNWTO Secretary General sends his condolences to the Kenyan people

By Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Correspondent, Africa

The Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) has just availed a message of condolences sent to them by UNWTO Secretary General Dr. Taleb Rifai.

David Scowsill Speech at Africa Hotel Investment Forum

Tourism Speech David Scowsill Speech at Africa Hotel Investment Forum

Editor's Note: In the last two months, eTN has had the opportunity to attend three major global travel and tourism industry events.

Nairobi's Westgate Mall attack claims at least 39 dead and over 150 injured

Kenya mourns victims of terrorist attack Nairobi's Westgate Mall attack claims at least 39 dead and over 150 injured

By Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Correspondent, Africa

News has been emerging from Nairobi that gunfire has been reported from the West Gate Mall, one of Nairobi's largest and a major police and security operation is now underway and have confirmed ...

Tanzania, Kenya annual budgets set bad image on regional tourism

East Africa Tanzania, Kenya annual budgets set bad image on regional tourism

By Apolinari Tario, eTN Correspondent, Tanzania

TANZANIA (eTN) - Despite that tourism plays an integral role to economies of Tanzania and Kenya, these two neighbor African destinations have neglected this crucial economic sector in their ...

KTF speaks out on attempt to rob Kenya's tourism through budget cuts

Kenya Tourism Federation KTF speaks out on attempt to rob Kenya's tourism through budget cuts

By Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Correspondent, Africa

(eTN) - The Chairperson of the Kenya Tourism Federation, Mrs.

Kenya Tourism Federation lost UNWTO affiliate status

Relevant to East Africa Tourism Kenya Tourism Federation lost UNWTO affiliate status

By Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Correspondent, Africa

(eTN) - Kenya’s tourism association apex body, the Kenya Tourism Federation (KTF), has lost their status as a UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) affiliate body, reportedly as a result of a ...

Mombasa Airport overhaul ends in time for high season

Moi International Airport in Kenya Mombasa Airport overhaul ends in time for high season

By Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Correspondent, Africa

(eTN) - Work at the Moi International Airport in Mombasa, ongoing for several years to upgrade arrival and departure lounges and other facilities, is according to Airport Manager Yatich Kangugo on ...

Suspect in grenade attack shot dead in Nairobi

Kenya suspect killed Suspect in grenade attack shot dead in Nairobi

By Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Correspondent, Africa

(eTN) - Reports just breaking from Nairobi speak of one suspect in the Eastleigh area of Nairobi being gunned down in a shootout with security operatives, who had cornered him.

Kenya Airways celebrates new flights to Livingstone, Zambia

Airline holds cocktail party Kenya Airways celebrates new flights to Livingstone, Zambia

By Gill Staden, eTN Correspondent, Zambia

ZAMBIA - During the week, Kenya Airways held a cocktail party to celebrate their new flights to Livingstone. The party was on the lawns at the Zambezi Sun.

Mombasa grenade attack on open-air church service rattles Kenya

terror attack Mombasa grenade attack on open-air church service rattles Kenya

By Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Correspondent, Africa

(eTN) - A grenade thrown last evening at around 7:00 p.m.

Qatar Airways finally heading for Mombasa?

Qatar Airways Qatar Airways finally heading for Mombasa?

By Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Correspondent, Africa

(eTN) - According to the latest reports, Qatar Airways, may now finally commence a daily service to Mombasa by the end of August this year.

Mombasa and Coast Tourist Association re-elects Mohammed Hersi unopposed

Kenya coast tourism Mombasa and Coast Tourist Association re-elects Mohammed Hersi unopposed

By Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Correspondent, Africa

(eTN) - News just came in from Mombasa confirming that Mohammed Hersi, Regional General Manager, Coast, for Sarova Hotels, was last evening re-elected unopposed as Chairman of the Mombasa and ...

Kenya Tourism Federation Chief elected to East African Business Council Board

East African Community Kenya Tourism Federation Chief elected to East African Business Council Board

By Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Correspondent, Africa

(eTN) - The Chief Executive of the Kenya Tourism Federation, Mrs.

Kenya Airport Authority blamed for Mombasa flight chaos

Moi International Airport Kenya Airport Authority blamed for Mombasa flight chaos

By Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Correspondent, Africa

(eTN) - The closure of the single runway at Mombasa’s Moi International Airport (MBA) for several hours yesterday morning, between 0530 to at least 0930 hours, appears to have caught several ...

Kenya’s new Tourism Minister sworn in

Mrs. Phyllis Kandie named Kenya’s new Tourism Minister sworn in

By Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Correspondent, Africa

(eTN) - Mrs.

Kenya Civil Aviation Authority recertifies Jomo Kenyatta Airport

Aiming for FAA Category One status Kenya Civil Aviation Authority recertifies Jomo Kenyatta Airport

By Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Correspondent, Africa

(eTN) - The Kenya Civil Aviation Authority recently re-certified Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) in accordance with guidelines issued by the International Civil Aviation Organization ...

Kenya Tourism Board and Kenya Airways sign partnership deal

jointly promoting country’s tourism attractions Kenya Tourism Board and Kenya Airways sign partnership deal

By Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Correspondent

(eTN) - Two leading stakeholders in Kenya’s tourism industry, the Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) and national airline Kenya Airways (KQ), have yesterday put pen to paper to sign a one-year ...

Hippo kills Chinese tourist in Kenya

tourist was attempting to photograph young hippo Hippo kills Chinese tourist in Kenya

By Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

(eTN) - Sad news is coming out of Kenya that a Chinese tourist has died in a local hospital, where she was taken last night after being attacked by a hippo while attempting to take a close-up ...

Seychelles congratulates Kenya’s new President

welcomes renewed resolve of newly-elected president Seychelles congratulates Kenya’s new President

During a visit to Nairobi to attend the presidential inauguration of Kenya’s new President, the Seychelles Vice President, Mr.

Kenya’s tourism gurus relieved over Supreme Court ruling

Travel advisories can be relaxed with election declared valid Kenya’s tourism gurus relieved over Supreme Court ruling

By Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

(eTN) - Kenya’s tourism industry was swift to welcome the decision of the Supreme Court, which delivered the verdict of “validly elected” while turning down the applications of the ...

Mass attack on Malindi Casino leaves 8 dead and several injured

Kenya Coast Casino Mass attack on Malindi Casino leaves 8 dead and several injured

By Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

(eTN) - Suspected members of the banned MRC, a coastal terrorist group seeking to break away from the Republic of Kenya and form their own radical Islamic state, attacked an Italian-owned casino ...

Kenya set to promote tourism with upcoming events

Ecotourism conference and holiday fair Kenya set to promote tourism with upcoming events

By Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

Kenya is getting ready to present two important events in the next few months. Here readers will find information about each event, both being held in Nairobi, Kenya’s capital.

UNEP’s upgrading to top UN status raises Nairobi’s world profile

United Nations Environmental Assembly UNEP’s upgrading to top UN status raises Nairobi’s world profile

By Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

(eTN) - Kenya’s capital city of Nairobi is now the home of the newly-upgraded United Nations Environmental Assembly (UNEP), formerly known as the UN Environment Program.

Tourism gurus expect swift recovery after peaceful elections in Kenya

Kenya’s new president elect Uhuru Kenyatta Tourism gurus expect swift recovery after peaceful elections in Kenya

By Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

(eTN) - While the who’s who of Kenya’s tourism industry is wrapping up their participation in the world’s greatest tourism fair, ITB Berlin, a number of them have expressed their confidence ...

Kenya Airways to commence flights to Livingstone

Africa air service Kenya Airways to commence flights to Livingstone

By Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

(eTN) - News is coming out of Nairobi that Kenya Airways will launch flights to Livingstone, Zambia, in June, then routing on to Harare, Zimbabwe.

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