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Kenya Travel & Tourism News for visitors. Kenya is a country in East Africa with coastline on the Indian Ocean. It encompasses savannah, lakelands, the dramatic Great Rift Valley and mountain highlands. It's also home to wildlife like lions, elephants and rhinos. From Nairobi, the capital, safaris visit the Maasai Mara Reserve, known for its annual wildebeest migrations, and Amboseli National Park, offering views of Tanzania's 5,895m Mt. Kilimanjaro.

African Tourism Board CEO leaves Kenya with a smile

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 15, 2020

Kenya Tourism with the support of the African Tourism Board may play a leading role in initiating and advancing pilot ... Read More

100-year-old Charles Njonjo tracks mountain gorillas at Mt. Mgahinga National Park

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- January 20, 2020

Charles Mugane Njonjo, Kenya's first post-independence Attoney General under President Jomo Kenyatta, turns a hundred on January 23, 2020. To ... Read More

South Africa’s largest hotel chain quits Kenyan safari market

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 18, 2020

Come the end of January, South African hotel chain, Tsogo Sun Hotels, is set to close its property in Kenyan ... Read More

Africa Hotel Investment Forum set for 2 events in Africa this year

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 16, 2020

Africa's premier hotel investment gathering, the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) is expected to take place in 2 African cities ... Read More

Kenya Tourism Sector Performance Report 2019

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 10, 2020

Vacationing in Kenya! This is a favorite for American travelers and big business for the Kenya Tourism Industry. Witness to ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister checks progress of Global Tourism Resilience Centre at Kenyatta U

editor editor- December 11, 2019

The Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, paid a visit to Kenyatta University (KU) to review progress towards the setting ... Read More

African aviation industry leaders unite in Kenya at Routes Africa

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 9, 2019

The African aviation market will grow to over 356 million passengers by 2038, according to International Air Transport Association latest ... Read More

Minister Bartlett to conclude discussions for establishment of first Satellite Center in Kenya

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 9, 2019

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett is currently in Kenya to conclude discussions for the establishment of the first Satellite ... Read More

African Tourism Board focus on Aviation takes a big step forward at Routes Mombasa

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 9, 2019

African Tourism Board President Alain St.Ange, who was also the former Seychelles  Minister of Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine ... Read More

African Tourism Board President heads to Routes Africa in Mombasa

Emily Hartly Emily Hartly- December 7, 2019

Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles former Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine Minister and President of the African Tourism Board, was ... Read More

Kenya tour operator UNIGLOBE Let’s Go Travel attains global certification for sustainable practices

editor editor- November 21, 2019

UNIGLOBE Travel International member UNIGLOBE Let’s Go Travel in Nairobi, Kenya, has become one of the first tour operators in ... Read More

Kenya Tourism Secretary Najib Balala positioned as an African Leader: Cemented

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 11, 2019

The African Tourism Board cemented Kenya's Tourism Minister standing as a long year recognized African tourism leader last week in ... Read More

$1.5 billion railway project entirely funded and built by China opens in Kenya

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 22, 2019

The second section (120 kilometers/75 miles) of a China-funded railway connecting Kenya's capital city of Nairobi to Naivasha, a town ... Read More

Kenya Convention Bureau names new chief

mm Alain St.Ange- October 9, 2019

The newly-created Kenya Convention Bureau announced that Mrs. Jacinta Nzioka has been appointed as its new director. Previously, Jacinta served ... Read More

Safaris in Uganda? The only 20/20 tour operator is: Let’s Go Travel

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 17, 2019

Traveling to Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya or Rwanda? Let’s Go Travel is evidence, that not all Uganda Tour Operators are designed equal. ... Read More

UNWTO has a new Executive Council Chair: Hon. Najib Balala

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 13, 2019

The Minister of Tourism of Kenya, The Hon. Minister Najib Balala was elected today to chair the UNWTO executive council. ... Read More

Kenya lobbies for hosting UNWTO General Assembly

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- September 13, 2019

Kenya has intensified lobbying to win the bid to host the 24th edition of the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) ... Read More

Elephants are dual nationals in Kenya and Tanzania!

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- September 8, 2019

Dual citizenship though is illegal; elephants are not only defying the man-made law day in day out, but are also ... Read More

Destination Africa by Wakanow.com in Kenya joins the African Tourism Board

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- September 2, 2019

Kenya's most known online inbound and outbound tour operator Wakanow Kenya operating the Destination Africa online portal joined the African ... Read More

Water salute welcomes Uganda Airlines inaugural flight at Nairobi Airport

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- August 29, 2019

Uganda Airlines made its inaugural commercial flight for the first time in almost two decades to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport ... Read More

African Tourism Board applauds President Kenyatta of Kenya for co-chairing the Global Resilience and Crisis Management Center

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 19, 2019

The President of the Republic of Kenya Uhuru Kenyatta has accepted Jamaica's Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett’s invitation to be ... Read More

Africa and the Caribbean reconnected after Kenyattas visit to Barbados

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 15, 2019

Global Pan Africanism Network-GPAN called on CARICOM and Melanesian nations to embrace this campaign to reunite all people of African ... Read More

Forget US transit visas: Kenya – Jamaica direct on Kenya Airways soon?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 11, 2019

Jamaica Tourism has always been known to plan out of the box and in doing business just a little different. ... Read More

Kenyan President confirmed as Tourism Resilience Center Honorary Co-Chair

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 8, 2019

President of the Republic of Kenya, His Excellency Uhuru Kenyatta, has accepted Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett’s invitation to ... Read More

Minister: Air India will re-launch Toronto and Nairobi flights

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 24, 2019

Air India will re-start Amritsar-Delhi-Toronto service from September 27, according to Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister for Civil Aviation, Government of ... Read More

European Union sends millions to Uganda and South Sudan to fight Ebola while tourism remains safe

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, and the Democratic Republic are on high alert and are dealing with a developing crisis. Uganda ... Read More

Kenya put tourism on their currency bank notes

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019

The Kenya Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife congratulated President Kenyatta for the launch of new generation currency notes yesterday particularly ... Read More

Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way

editor editor- May 30, 2019

U.S. Travel advisories against Kenya should be increased. This is the demand by leaders of the LGBT Community to the ... Read More

Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa expands horizon for African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2019

The Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa (PMAESA) with members in 9 African Countries joined the African Tourism ... Read More

Simba, the happiest safari company from Tanzania joins African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 16, 2019

African Tourism Board today added Simba Safaris a family owned Safari and Tour company from Tanzania to its rapidly growing ... Read More

Gleam of hope for tourism

mm Alain St.Ange- April 9, 2019

On March 27, all roads led to Mombasa, Kenya, for a joint business meeting organized by Uganda and Kenya and ... Read More

Kenya Travel & Tourism exceeding global and regional levels in 2018

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019

Travel & Tourism in Kenya grew faster than the regional average and significantly above other economies in Sub-Saharan Africa, according ... Read More

Air France to add more flights on Paris to Nairobi route

mm Alain St.Ange- March 12, 2019

Come April, Air France intends to increase its present flights between Paris and Nairobi from 3 to 5 a week, ... Read More

Crashed: Ethiopian Airlines ET302 Addis Ababa to Nairobi

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019

Star Alliance carrier Ethiopian Airlines is reporting a fatal accident and crash. The jet is a brand new Boeing 737 ... Read More

Kenya’s Tourism Secretary: More visitors and fewer dead elephants

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019

Last year, Kenyan Cabinet Secretary of Tourism Najib Balala met his goal of welcoming over two million visitors to Kenya ... Read More

4 American tourists and pilot killed in Kenya copter crash

editor editor- March 4, 2019

A Bell 505 Jet Ranger X crashed last evening in the Lake Turkana area of Kenya, killing all five on ... Read More