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South-Africa South Africa sees high Tourist arrivals from Kenya & Zimbabwe

South Africa (SA) has recorded an increase in the number of tourist arrivals from Kenya and Zimbabwe, highlighting the growing intra-African tourism industry amid the removal of visa restrictions among countries.

SA's Ministry of Tourism, Patricia de Lille, said that between January and December last year, visitors from Kenya… read more

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Kenya Kenya's Tourism revenue surges on African visitors

Kenya's tourism revenue rose by 31 percent to Ksh352.5 billion last year, buoyed by a surge in African visitors, according to the latest data from the government.

Statistics reveal that among the top ten countries in each region, Africa took the lead with 679,012 visitors, followed by Europe with 477,526, the Americas (319,220), Asi… read more

  • Accomodation

Hotels Marriott JW Marriott unveils a mindful haven with the opening of JW Marriott Hotel Nairobi

JW Marriott part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of over 30 extraordinary hotel brands, today unveils its second property in Kenya with the opening of JW Marriott Hotel Nairobi. Standing as the tallest hotel in the country with 35 stories in the Westlands commercial district, JW Marriott Hotel Nairobi captures the essence of Kenya’s na… read more

  • Flights

Kenya Airways KQ overcomes turbulence and posts profit

Kenya Airways, showcased a robust performance last year, witnessing a remarkable jump in operating profit to Ksh10.5 billion during the review period, buoyed by a substantial surge in revenue.

The carrier experienced a substantial uptick in revenue, which soared 53 percent to Ksh178.5 billion, marking the first substantial gr… read more

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Kenya KTB June Chepkemei appointed new Kenya Tourism Board CEO

June Chepkemei, formerly the Acting Managing Director at the Kenya Investment Authority (KenInvest), has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Kenya Tourism Board (KTB).

Chepkemei will serve in this role for t… read more

  • Flights

Kenya Airways KQ boosts capacity to Eldoret with now 5 weekly flights

After an absence of nearly a decade, Kenya Airways (KQ) is set to resume operations in Eldoret today, intensifying the competition in the North Rift town's aviation market.

This move puts KQ's low-cost subsidiary, Jambojet, head-to-head against Skyward Express, the two primary carriers servicing the route presently.

KQ … read more

  • Flights

UK Virgin Atlantic Virgin Atlantic and Kenya Airways to launch partnership

Virgin Atlantic and Kenya Airways have announced a new partnership with a codeshare agreement, facilitating increased access to Nairobi and broader East Africa. Starting today, Virgin Atlantic customers can directly book flights to Nairobi through Kenya Airways, while Kenya Airways passengers will soon gain access to Virgin Atlantic’s Car… read more

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Kenya Magical Kenya Kenya Tourism Board recongnises key partners in destination marketing efforts

The Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) has attributed the growth of tourism business in the country to a strong partnership from the private sector.

According to KTB, the joined partnerships with the private sector especially in familiarization tours to key attractions across the country and trade forums has greatly assisted in minim… read more

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