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World Travel Awards 2019: Complete list of winners for Africa & the Indian Ocean
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World Travel Awards 2019: Complete list of winners for Africa & the Indian Ocean

mm Alain St.Ange- June 4, 2019

The World Travel Awards took place in Mauritius. Businesses from all over Africa were competing to be the best of ... Read More

WTTC Summit 2019 Seville: The Untold Story
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WTTC Summit 2019 Seville: The Untold Story

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 7, 2019

The World Travel and Tourism Council just finished their annual summit 2019 in the Spanish City of Seville last Friday. A ... Read More

Kenya eyes Indian and Spanish tourists
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Kenya eyes Indian and Spanish tourists

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 24, 2019

Kenya has set its tourism marketing sights on India and Spain, seeking to attract the new markets in Asia and ... Read More

East African tourism remains calm after Nairobi terror attack
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East African tourism remains calm after Nairobi terror attack

editor editor- January 17, 2019

Tourism operators in Kenya and the rest of East Africa have expressed their feelings over the recent Nairobi terror attack. Read More

African Tourism Board: Kenya tourism resilience is an example to the world
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African Tourism Board: Kenya tourism resilience is an example to the world

editor editor- January 16, 2019

The African Tourism Board strongly condemned the terror attack that occurred today at the luxury Dusit Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya. Read More

Africa Travel and Tourism: Trends for the New Year
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Africa Travel and Tourism: Trends for the New Year

editor editor- January 8, 2019

Players in the travel and tourism ecosystem in Africa travel look forward to 2019 with full optimism. Read More

Doha to Mombasa now connecting Kenya with the Qatar Airways global network
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Doha to Mombasa now connecting Kenya with the Qatar Airways global network

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 9, 2018

Qatar Airways’ first non-stop flight from Doha to Mombasa, Kenya landed today at Moi International Airport, marking the airline’s second ... Read More

Kenya Tourism Federation lost UNWTO affiliate status
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Kenya Tourism Federation lost UNWTO affiliate status

editor editor- June 14, 2013

(eTN) - Kenya’s tourism association apex body, the Kenya Tourism Federation (KTF), has lost their status as a UN World ... Read More

Hippo kills Chinese tourist in Kenya
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Hippo kills Chinese tourist in Kenya

editor editor- April 23, 2013

(eTN) - Sad news is coming out of Kenya that a Chinese tourist has died in a local hospital, where ... Read More

Kenya Tourism Board asks government for 500 million shillings
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Kenya Tourism Board asks government for 500 million shillings

editor editor- April 5, 2013

(eTN) - Sources in Nairobi have confirmed that the Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) is seeking an additional 500 million Kenya ... Read More

Kenya’s tourism gurus relieved over Supreme Court ruling
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Kenya’s tourism gurus relieved over Supreme Court ruling

editor editor- April 1, 2013

(eTN) - Kenya’s tourism industry was swift to welcome the decision of the Supreme Court, which delivered the verdict of ... Read More

Tourism gurus expect swift recovery after peaceful elections in Kenya
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Tourism gurus expect swift recovery after peaceful elections in Kenya

editor editor- March 11, 2013

(eTN) - While the who’s who of Kenya’s tourism industry is wrapping up their participation in the world’s greatest tourism ... Read More

Kenya tourism businesses face pre-election blues as more blame is heaped on Mwazo
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Kenya tourism businesses face pre-election blues as more blame is heaped on Mwazo

editor editor- February 25, 2013

(eTN) – “Finally his time in tourism is coming to an end. Too much of what he did was embroiled ... Read More

Kenya President commissions phase one of new Isiolo airport
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Kenya President commissions phase one of new Isiolo airport

editor editor- February 9, 2013

(eTN) – Kenya President Mwai Kibaki yesterday formally opened the first phase of the new airport in Isiolo. Read More

Lack of board appointments for East Africa tourism parastatals cause of more dissent
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Lack of board appointments for East Africa tourism parastatals cause of more dissent

editor editor- December 4, 2012

(eTN) - The absence of substantive boards of directors at the newly-created East Africa tourism parastatals is said to be ... Read More

Convicted former tourism leaders start appeal hearing
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Convicted former tourism leaders start appeal hearing

editor editor- November 22, 2012

(eTN) - Former Permanent Secretary Rebecca Nabutoola, former Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) CEO Dr. Read More

Court rules in favor of Muriithi Ndegwa as CEO of the Kenya Tourism Board
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Court rules in favor of Muriithi Ndegwa as CEO of the Kenya Tourism Board

editor editor- November 16, 2012

(eTN) - The ruling today of the Industrial Court in favor of Muriithi Ndegwa as CEO of the Kenya Tourism ... Read More

Mwazo reeling as industrial court reinstates Muriithi Ndegwa
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Mwazo reeling as industrial court reinstates Muriithi Ndegwa

editor editor- November 9, 2012

(eTN) - First feedback from London is that Kenya’s Tourism Minister looked perplexed and stunned when news was whispered in ... Read More

Power company set to invest in tourism venture at Hells Gate National Park
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Power company set to invest in tourism venture at Hells Gate National Park

editor editor- November 3, 2012

(eTN) - The Kenya Electricity Generating Company, in short known as KenGen, is in the process of diversifying its portfolio ... Read More

Muriithi Ndegwa makes come back at Kenya Tourist Board
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Muriithi Ndegwa makes come back at Kenya Tourist Board

editor editor- October 31, 2012

(eTN) - News just broke that the Head of Civil Service in Kenya, Francis Kimemia, has re-appointed Mr. Read More

New Kenya Wildlife Service Chief Executive appointed in record time
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New Kenya Wildlife Service Chief Executive appointed in record time

editor editor- October 6, 2012

(eTN) – News is just breaking from Nairobi that Mr. William Kibet Kiprono has been appointed as the new Chief ... Read More

Leitoro appointed as acting CEO of Kenya Wildlife Service
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Leitoro appointed as acting CEO of Kenya Wildlife Service

editor editor- October 3, 2012

(eTN) - The Board of Trustees of the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) announced yesterday that Mr. Read More

Magical Kenya Exhibition exceeds expectations
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Magical Kenya Exhibition exceeds expectations

editor editor- October 1, 2012

The Kenya Tourism Board (KTB), aka Magical Kenya, held its annual tourism exhibition last weekend, and in spite of a ... Read More

Kenya south coast bed occupancy drops
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Kenya south coast bed occupancy drops

editor editor- October 1, 2012

(eTN) - Information received by a regular source from the Kenyan coast makes stark reading, as the occupancy statistics attached ... Read More

Confusion reigns over asset directive by the Transition Authority
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Confusion reigns over asset directive by the Transition Authority

editor editor- September 21, 2012

(eTN) - A directive issued earlier this week by Kenya’s “Transition Authority” (TA), which is charged with an orderly transfer ... Read More

Tanzania’s Tourism Minister blasts Namanga border staff for inefficiency
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Tanzania’s Tourism Minister blasts Namanga border staff for inefficiency

editor editor- September 20, 2012

(eTN) - Complaints received while on a recent visit to Kenya about the often slow and cumbersome processing of tourists, ... Read More

Lamu Cultural Festival set for World Heritage Site of Old Town
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Lamu Cultural Festival set for World Heritage Site of Old Town

editor editor- September 20, 2012

Many of the world’s destinations loudly boast an opportunity for the traveler to “enter another world.” Off the shores of ... Read More

UNDP and GEF set to partner with Kenya to promote western tourist circuit
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UNDP and GEF set to partner with Kenya to promote western tourist circuit

editor editor- September 19, 2012

(eTN) - Information has been ascertained that the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the Global Environment Facility (GEF) have ... Read More

Kenya President Kibaki appoints new chairs of tourism parastatals
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Kenya President Kibaki appoints new chairs of tourism parastatals

editor editor- July 30, 2012

KENYA (eTN) - Killian Lugwe, best known in Kampala for heading the team which transformed the former Nile Hotel International ... Read More

Kenya’s tourism stakeholders livid over budget cuts for marketing
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Kenya’s tourism stakeholders livid over budget cuts for marketing

editor editor- June 20, 2012

(eTN) - When a budget analysis was done in Kenya last Friday in a series of breakfast and lunchtime presentations ... Read More

Kenya tourism stands together to face aftermath of Nairobi incident
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Kenya tourism stands together to face aftermath of Nairobi incident

editor editor- May 30, 2012

(eTN) - Key stakeholders from the private and public sector in Kenya, as well as association leaders, have stood up ... Read More

Kenya’s new Tourism Minister locks horns with media
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Kenya’s new Tourism Minister locks horns with media

editor editor- April 25, 2012

(eTN) - In an unwarranted broadside against the media and their reporting, the recently-appointed new Tourism Minister of Kenya, Dan ... Read More

Kenya Wildlife Service responds to Eco-Tourism Kenya and other claims
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Kenya Wildlife Service responds to Eco-Tourism Kenya and other claims

editor editor- April 10, 2012

(eTN) - In a media statement issued ahead of the Easter weekend, the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) Corporate Communications Department ... Read More

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