Tag: Kenya tourism

WTTC Summit 2019 Seville: The Untold Story

WTTC Summit 2019 Seville: The Untold Story

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 7, 2019 04:25 0

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

Kenya eyes Indian and Spanish tourists

Kenya eyes Indian and Spanish tourists

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 24, 2019 07:08 0

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

East African tourism remains calm after Nairobi terror attack

East African tourism remains calm after Nairobi terror attack

editor editor- January 17, 2019 23:14 0

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

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

editor editor- January 16, 2019 04:37 0

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

Africa Travel and Tourism: Trends for the New Year

editor editor- January 8, 2019 02:40 0

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 9, 2018 10:14 0

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

Kenya Tourism Federation lost UNWTO affiliate status

Kenya Tourism Federation lost UNWTO affiliate status

editor editor- June 14, 2013 14:38 0

(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, ... Read More

Hippo kills Chinese tourist in Kenya

Hippo kills Chinese tourist in Kenya

editor editor- April 23, 2013 07:11 0

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

Kenya Tourism Board asks government for 500 million shillings

Kenya Tourism Board asks government for 500 million shillings

editor editor- April 5, 2013 07:28 0

(eTN) - Sources in Nairobi have confirmed that the Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) is seeking an additional 500 million Kenya shillings (US$5.9 million) to fund ... Read More

Kenya’s tourism gurus relieved over Supreme Court ruling

Kenya’s tourism gurus relieved over Supreme Court ruling

editor editor- April 1, 2013 01:21 0

(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 ... Read More

Tourism gurus expect swift recovery after peaceful elections in Kenya

Tourism gurus expect swift recovery after peaceful elections in Kenya

editor editor- March 11, 2013 04:39 0

(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 ... Read More

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

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

editor editor- February 25, 2013 04:57 0

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

Kenya President commissions phase one of new Isiolo airport

Kenya President commissions phase one of new Isiolo airport

editor editor- February 9, 2013 09:46 0

(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

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

editor editor- December 4, 2012 07:26 0

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

Convicted former tourism leaders start appeal hearing

Convicted former tourism leaders start appeal hearing

editor editor- November 22, 2012 09:13 0

(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

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

editor editor- November 16, 2012 16:10 0

(eTN) - The ruling today of the Industrial Court in favor of Muriithi Ndegwa as CEO of the Kenya Tourism Board (KTB), affirming that he ... Read More

Mwazo reeling as industrial court reinstates Muriithi Ndegwa

Mwazo reeling as industrial court reinstates Muriithi Ndegwa

editor editor- November 9, 2012 03:16 0

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

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

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

editor editor- November 3, 2012 00:09 0

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

Muriithi Ndegwa makes come back at Kenya Tourist Board

Muriithi Ndegwa makes come back at Kenya Tourist Board

editor editor- October 31, 2012 01:43 0

(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

New Kenya Wildlife Service Chief Executive appointed in record time

editor editor- October 6, 2012 02:00 0

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

Leitoro appointed as acting CEO of Kenya Wildlife Service

Leitoro appointed as acting CEO of Kenya Wildlife Service

editor editor- October 3, 2012 05:31 0

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

Magical Kenya Exhibition exceeds expectations

Magical Kenya Exhibition exceeds expectations

editor editor- October 1, 2012 08:25 0

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

Kenya south coast bed occupancy drops

Kenya south coast bed occupancy drops

editor editor- October 1, 2012 07:10 0

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

Confusion reigns over asset directive by the Transition Authority

Confusion reigns over asset directive by the Transition Authority

editor editor- September 21, 2012 09:25 0

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

Tanzania’s Tourism Minister blasts Namanga border staff for inefficiency

Tanzania’s Tourism Minister blasts Namanga border staff for inefficiency

editor editor- September 20, 2012 09:46 0

(eTN) - Complaints received while on a recent visit to Kenya about the often slow and cumbersome processing of tourists, prompted the no-nonsense and hands-on ... Read More

Lamu Cultural Festival set for World Heritage Site of Old Town

Lamu Cultural Festival set for World Heritage Site of Old Town

editor editor- September 20, 2012 09:05 0

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

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

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

editor editor- September 19, 2012 08:21 0

(eTN) - Information has been ascertained that the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the Global Environment Facility (GEF) have set aside a joint 220 ... Read More

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