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African Tourism Board President heads to Routes Africa in Mombasa

African Tourism Board President heads to Routes Africa in Mombasa

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Kenya Convention Bureau names new chief

Kenya Convention Bureau names new chief

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Kenya lobbies for hosting UNWTO General Assembly

Kenya lobbies for hosting UNWTO General Assembly

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

Elephants are dual nationals in Kenya and Tanzania!

Elephants are dual nationals in Kenya and Tanzania!

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

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

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

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

Water salute welcomes Uganda Airlines inaugural flight at Nairobi Airport

Water salute welcomes Uganda Airlines inaugural flight at Nairobi Airport

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

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

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

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

Africa and the Caribbean reconnected after Kenyattas visit to Barbados

Africa and the Caribbean reconnected after Kenyattas visit to Barbados

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

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

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

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

Kenyan President confirmed as Tourism Resilience Center Honorary Co-Chair

Kenyan President confirmed as Tourism Resilience Center Honorary Co-Chair

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Kenya put tourism on their currency bank notes

Kenya put tourism on their currency bank notes

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

Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way

Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Gleam of hope for tourism

Gleam of hope for tourism

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

Kenya Travel & Tourism exceeding global and regional levels in 2018

Kenya Travel & Tourism exceeding global and regional levels in 2018

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

Air France to add more flights on Paris to Nairobi route

Air France to add more flights on Paris to Nairobi route

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

Crashed: Ethiopian Airlines ET302 Addis Ababa to Nairobi

Crashed: Ethiopian Airlines ET302 Addis Ababa to Nairobi

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

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

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

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

4 American tourists and pilot killed in Kenya copter crash

4 American tourists and pilot killed in Kenya copter crash

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

First-ever Africa Protected Areas Congress launched

First-ever Africa Protected Areas Congress launched

This year’s Valentine day was marked on Thursday with special African flavor that saw the launch of the first-ever ... Read More

American tourists killed in Kenyan plane crash

American tourists killed in Kenyan plane crash

According to Kenya Civil Aviation Authority, a light aircraft crashed in Great Rift Valley region of Kenya on Wednesday. ... Read More

Kenya confirms cruise ship terminal set for completion this year

Kenya confirms cruise ship terminal set for completion this year

The construction of the Sh350 million world-class cruise ship terminal at the Port of Mombasa is set to be ... Read More

dusitD2 Nairobi hotel to reopen after January terrorist attack

dusitD2 Nairobi hotel to reopen after January terrorist attack

Thailand's Dusit International has announced it will reopen the dusitD2 Nairobi hotel at the heart of the 14 Riverside ... Read More

Strike at Nairobi International airport to protest Kenya Airways

Strike at Nairobi International airport to protest Kenya Airways

A Kenya workers union doesn't want Kenya Airways' taking over Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA). Kenya Aviation Workers Union ... Read More

Kenya eyes Indian and Spanish tourists

Kenya eyes Indian and Spanish tourists

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

Rome–Fiumicino International Airport new route to Nairobi

Rome–Fiumicino International Airport new route to Nairobi

Rome Fiumicino looks set to welcome back another important tailfin this summer, as Kenya Airways plans to launch four ... Read More

East African regional airlines battle to take over the African skies

East African regional airlines battle to take over the African skies

East  African regional airlines are now fighting a winning and losing battle over the African skies which Kenya Airways, ... Read More

Nairobi attack predicted to have minimal impact on tourism

Nairobi attack predicted to have minimal impact on tourism

The impact of the terrorist attack on the DusitD2 hotel in Nairobi this week is predicted to have a ... Read More