Kenya

Marsabit – Lake Turkana Cultural Festival 2019

The 11th edition of Lake Turkana Cultural Festival is scheduled to take place on 5th to 7th December, 2019, in Loiyangalani. Marsabit County CEC for Tourism through a facebook post early June had postponed the event due to the then … Read More

Mwaluganje Elephant Sanctuary

43 Kilometers south of Mombasa, In the Shimba Hills Forest lies Mwaluganje Elephant Sanctuary. It covers approximately 36 sq km. Managed by Kwale County. Initially, it was just a farm frequented by elephants, that caused massive crop destruction. The council … Read More

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Logistics Challenges Facing Ecommerce in Africa

According to Euromonitor, the world’s fastest growing economies by 2030 will be in Africa. This consequently makes the continent the next big e-commerce market. And as this positive narrative continues to place Africa as a top investment destination, the need … Read More

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The Potential of Proper Tourism Infrastructure for Destinations’ Growth

Kenya is set to become one of the top five fastest-growing economies in Sub-Saharan Africa, with a projected rebound in GDP growth to 6% in 2018 and 7% by 2019 according to a Jumia hospitality report. Although the country’s economic … Read More

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Google Street View to Heavily Impact Kenya’s Tourism Sector

Technology! A constant component that progressively weathers challenges of ecommerce evolution in every industry. Tourism is no exception and especially in Kenya, as stakeholders continually come up with innovative ideas and techniques meant to diversify tourism products. Google is the … Read More

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Hospitality Industry a Leading Employer in Kenya

A grim picture has recently been presented in a survey by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS); that of a whooping seven million Kenyans currently unemployed with only 1.4 million desperately looking for work. The dire times have resulted … Read More

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Humpback Whale Watching Peaks Among Kenya’s Top Travel Experiences

Humpback whale watching along Kenya’s coast is now occupying a more prominent place in Kenya’s coastal tourism calendar. This comes at a time when hotels and service providers in Watamu are reporting increased demand for whale watching excursions by tourists … Read More

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Increased Investment in Security Soaring Kenya’s Tourism

Kenya’s tourism industry is increasingly driving exports and providing foreign exchange, earning the country tourism expenditures of about 1.2 billion US Dollars in 2017. This represented a 20% increase from approximately 989 million US Dollars in 2016, according to a … Read More