Tag: Kenya

Autograph Collection Hotels debuts in Kenya welcoming Sankara Nairobi to its portfolio

Autograph Collection Hotels, Marriott International’s distinctive collection of passionately independent hotels, welcomed Sankara Nairobi to its diverse and distinguished portfolio of over 171 hotels around the world, marking the debut for the brand in Kenya. Set in the heart of Westlands, Sankara Nairobi lies in the epicentre of the city’s commercial, retail and entertainment quarter […]

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OTM 2019 emerges as the largest travel trade show in India again

Participants from 50+ Countries and many Indian States and Union Territories exhibited their destinations at OTM 2019, held at the Bombay Exhibition Centre from January 23 to 25. OTM 2019 had 1,000+ exhibitors, including National and State Tourism Organisations, State Tourism Boards, Hotels, Airlines, Destination Marketing Companies and other suppliers serving leisure as well as […]

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Qatar Airways launches global campaign to inspire travellers to explore new destinations in 2019

Qatar Airways announced its latest global sales promotion designed to inspire passengers to explore new and exciting destinations in 2019. Qatar Airways’ passengers can enjoy exclusive discounts during this special promotion, where every journey to a destination becomes an unforgettable chapter, an experience that will create exciting stories to tell. The promotion is valid on […]

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Kenya sees a 7.8% increase in arrivals

Keyna saw a rise in tourist arrivals by 7.8% from January to September 2018 as compared to the same period last year. In 2017, Kenya received 723,174 visitors and this received 777,791 for the first nine months. Betty Radier, Chief Executive Officer, Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) said, “Arrivals through Moi International Airport Mombasa have improved […]

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Sarova Hotels and Resorts, Kenya conducts four-city interactive workshop in India

Sarova Hotels, Resorts and Game Lodges successfully conducted its four-city workshop in Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru and Ahmedabad recently. Stakeholders, travel agents and policymakers from these cities attended the product presentations, which was curated specifically for the Indian market. The delegation also interacted with the agents and shared insights on how to promote Sarova Hotels and […]

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Air Arabia assists UN Goodwill Ambassador Dia Mirza to visit Kenya

Air Arabia recently facilitated Bollywood actor, Dia Mirza’s flight who was travelling to Kenya for a holiday. During a meet and greet hosted for fans and sponsors, Air Arabia’s representative said, “Dia Mirza chose Air Arabia as her airline partner for her trip to Nairobi, Kenya. We as an airline are very conscious of the […]

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South Africa bids to increase intra-Africa travel

Derek Hanekom, Tourism Minister of South Africa revealed an ongoing process to revise the country’s visa regime in order to increase the intra-Africa travel. Hanekom, speaking on the sidelines of the Africa Travel Indaba Conference held in Durban, said the government has already divided countries into two categories: those that need the visa and the […]

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Kenya eyes wedding and honeymoon tourism

Kenya is endorsing itself as a premier wedding and honeymoon destination, in order to attract more tourists from different spheres of life and countries. Kenya Tourism Board has also confirmed exclusive packages for travellers who are looking for an exotic honeymoon escape. KTB also participated in various events across Africa to promote Kenyan Tourism. Uganda […]

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Kenya plans to target Chinese tourists to boost tourism

Kenya is planning to target Chinese tourists in order to boost its tourism sector. Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) Chairman Jimi Kariuki said that for Kenya, China is one of those nations that has helped in posting double-digit growth of tourists in the past three years. “We are therefore going to enhance our marketing activities in […]

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Air transport, key to the growth of tourism in Kenya

Tourism is one of the main sources of income for many of the world’s developing countries and for Kenya, one of Africa’s leading tourism destinations, it is the country’s second-largest source of foreign exchange. In 2016, tourism contributed over Sh100 billion in foreign exchange income, a 17.8% growth over 2015. The sector contributed over 13.5% […]

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