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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

Kenya Tourism Board asks government for 500 million shillings

(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 a series of “recovery missions” aimed to

Malindi Festival launches March 29

(eTN) - The National Museums of Kenya has reiterated their intent to go ahead with the 4th Malindi Cultural Festival, starting on March 29 and set to run over the Easter Weekend, despite the present p

Kenya Airways’ losses justify cost-cutting measures

(eTN) - The announcement yesterday of Kenya Airways’ half-year financial results brought home the reality of what the company’s management has been saying for a while now, that sharply risen cost

Kenya Airways signs full codeshare with Korean Air

KENYA (eTN) - An announcement over the weekend from Nairobi gave details on the codeshare agreement now signed by Kenya Airways, “The Pride of Africa,” and SkyTeam alliance partner, Korean Air.

Magical Kenya Exhibition exceeds expectations

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 exceeded those of past years, wit

Kikwete remains quiet on key aviation and tourism issues while in...

(eTN) - Whatever hopes and expectations there may have been as a result of Tanzania President Jakaya Kikwete’s visit earlier this week to Kenya, the Kenyan aviation and tourism sectors are far from

Kenya’s tourism stakeholders livid over budget cuts for marketing

(eTN) - When a budget analysis was done in Kenya last Friday in a series of breakfast and lunchtime presentations by leading accounting, audit, and financial service consultancy firms, the stark reali

Kenya tourism stands together to face aftermath of Nairobi incident

(eTN) - Key stakeholders from the private and public sector in Kenya, as well as association leaders, have stood up to be counted yesterday and condemned the criminal masterminds and perpetrators of t

Kenya’s new Tourism Minister locks horns with media

(eTN) - In an unwarranted broadside against the media and their reporting, the recently-appointed new Tourism Minister of Kenya, Dan Mwazo, has done more harm than good to his cause to promote tourism

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

(eTN) - In a media statement issued ahead of the Easter weekend, the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) Corporate Communications Department finally responded with a detailed account of their own, after the

Kenya’s tourism industry demands clarity on election dates

(eTN) - Leading stakeholders in Kenya’s tourism industry are getting more vocal now about the government’s dragging out the announcement of an election date.

Renewed terror warnings shock Kenya’s tourism fraternity

(eTN) - Warnings by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in the UK about the possibility of an imminent terror strike on Kenya, and in particular targeting foreign nationals, especially British, has sh

Coast tourism sees no impact on bookings as Kenya hunts militants

(eTN) - Reports from Mombasa tell a story different from what many global media organizations would want their readers to believe as occupancies remain high and forward bookings have remained steady,

Magical Kenya Travel Show to highlight country’s attractions

(eTN) - Nairobi will see the inaugural version of Kenya’s own international tourism show go underway when on October 19 and 20 the industry will be showcasing the country’s attractions from its su

Kitili Mbathi appointed Kenya Tourist Board Chairman

(eTN) - Well known banker, and during his successful time in Uganda, CEO of Stanbic Bank, a close acquaintance of this correspondent, Kitili Mbathi was yesterday afternoon introduced to the public as

Stung by criticism, Kenya government finally reacts to security crisis

(eTN) - Stinging criticism over alleged complacency and even incompetence have produced the expected knee-jerk reaction by the Kenyan government, which had come to realize that a lot more than just so

Kenya Tourism Minister blasts partners over fear and suspicion

(eTN) - The meeting of the East African Community’s (EAC) sectoral council on tourism and wildlife in Mombasa ended with calls to fast-track the long overdue introduction of a common tourist visa fo

New airport terminal in Kenya attracts interest across the world

(eTN) - Information received overnight from Nairobi talks of over 100 international and regional construction companies expressing interest in the tender documents available from the Kenya Airports Au

Kisumu Airport set for completion

(eTN) - Following news a few days ago that Malindi’s airport construction was nearly complete and the commissioning of the new facilities, i.e., passenger terminal, shops, restaurants, and the new c

Kenya tourism enthusiastic about latest arrival figures

(eTN) - "We have it in our hands now to make this another record-breaking year," was the comment of a regular contributor and source from Nairobi, Kenya, when discussing the latest arrival data for th

Kenya Minister of tourism appoints new tourist board member

(eTN) - As a decades’ long acquaintance, from way back in the 1970s, of Capt.

August Ramadan expected to impact domestic travel across Kenya

(eTN) - The annual summer holiday of local schools is underway in Kenya, but unlike in other years marked by the onset of the Holy Month of Ramadan earlier this week.

Tea moves ahead of tourism in Kenya’s Forex earnings

(eTN) - Tourism stakeholders will wake up to a shock today when they read headlines announcing that their darling sector has been dislodged from the top of the foreign exchange earners list by the tea

Direct flights will double US tourist arrivals to Kenya

(eTN) - The Kenya Minister of Tourism, the Hon.

Kenya wants tourism development master plan

(eTN) - Stakeholders in the tourism industry yesterday met in Nairobi to discuss a number of pressing issues, but one highlighted to this correspondent was the absence of a tourism master plan, which

More bad news for Jomo Kenyatta International Airport

(eTN) - Only days after a failure of electricity supply and of all backup systems brought East Africa’s busiest international airport to a complete and utter halt for several hours, leading to fligh