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State Visit to Kenya reaps results for both nations

Seychelles and Kenya have made great strides in further consolidating bilateral relations during President Danny Faure’s State Visit to Kenya. Some of the key...

Countdown is on for Kenya’s 2014 Eco Warrior Awards

It is just two days to go now until this year’s Eco Warriors will be known in the 14 categories available for awards and it is time to let the readers have the finalists in the various fields.

Kenya tourism: Lamu County under attack and local hotels set on...

Information about an attack by most likely Somali militants on a police post in Lamu county emerged last night from Kenya that the Mpeketoni police station was apparently overrun, weapons and vehicles

Tourism Boards of Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda move closer

The emergence of the “Coalition of the Willing” last year saw the launch of such tourism-related initiatives like the introduction of the common tourist visa and the use of joint exhibition spaces

Airline’s new home launches new age

At 9 am local time in Doha, Qatar Airways (QR) will move to the new Hamad International Airport as well as commence flight operations into the brand spanking new mega airport, which was built to accom

Aviation company in Kenya gets charter license for China

The investment in two Kenyan aviation companies, first in Kijipwa Aviation in Kilifi and more recently in Phoenix Aviation in Nairobi, seems to have borne immediate fruits when Phoenix, according to a

Another blast hits Kenya near Kasarani Sports Complex killing at least...

Sirens were screaming their way into the area near the Kasarani Sports Centre on the main highway from Nairobi to Thika, where not long after 5 pm local time a loud blast was heard, indicating an expl

Kenya’s national airline confirms withdrawal from Eldoret

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 operated

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

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 from

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

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

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...

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 that a

Tanzania, Kenya annual budgets set bad image on regional tourism

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 current an

Kenya Tourism Federation lost UNWTO affiliate status

(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 backlo

Mombasa Airport overhaul ends in time for high season

(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 cou

Suspect in grenade attack shot dead in Nairobi

(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

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.

Qatar Airways finally heading for Mombasa?

(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

(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 Coast To

Kenya Airport Authority blamed for Mombasa flight chaos

(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 airline

Kenya Civil Aviation Authority recertifies Jomo Kenyatta Airport

(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 (ICAO)

Kenya Tourism Board and Kenya Airways sign partnership deal

(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 partnership ag