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News Kenya Tourism: Kenya says its military killed 4 terrorists as al-Shabab extremist group claims attack on US base

Published on: Saturday 04 January 2020
Kenya says its military killed 4 terrorists as al-Shabab extremist group claims attack on US base
News source: https://www.kcra.com/article/kenya-says-its-military-killed-4-terrorists-as-al-shabab-extremist-group-claims-attack-on-us-base/30400687

Al-Shabab provided no evidence to support those claims.The airstrip near Camp Simba is also a tourist site frequented by Western visitors to Kenya.A fire broke out as a result of the breach and ...

News Kenya Tourism: Al-Shabab jihadists kill three in attack on US military base in Kenya

Published on: Sunday 05 January 2020
Al-Shabab jihadists kill three in attack on US military base in Kenya
News source: https://www.scmp.com/news/world/africa/article/3044766/al-shabab-jihadists-kill-three-attack-us-military-base-kenya

Al-Shabab has launched regular cross-border raids since Kenya sent troops into Somalia in 2011 as part of an African Union force protecting the internationally backed government – which the jihadists ...

News Kenya Tourism: Rwanda to double tourism earnings by 2024

Published on: Monday 07 October 2019
Rwanda to double tourism earnings by 2024
News source: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001344744/rwanda-to-double-tourism-earnings-by-2024

meets travel agents from Rwanda during the Magical Kenya Expo at the KICC. [George Orido] Rwanda is projecting an increase of tourism earnings from $400 million to $ 800 million by 2024. According to ...

News Kenya Tourism: Kenya plans to increase tourism innings by 10 per cent

Published on: Monday 07 October 2019
Kenya plans to increase tourism innings by 10 per cent
News source: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/business/article/2001344743/kenya-plans-to-increase-tourism-innings-by-10-per-cent

Kenya is going to increase its tourism visits by 10 per cent according to projections by the Tourism CS Nabib Balala (pictured). On the same note tourism earnings that to date is only second to coffee ...

News Kenya Tourism: Kenya's tourism sector monitoring Thomas Cook's collapse

Published on: Wednesday 25 September 2019
Kenya's tourism sector monitoring Thomas Cook's collapse
News source: https://the-star.co.ke/business/2019-09-25-kenyas-tourism-sector-monitoring-thomas-cooks-collapse/

Kenya tourist industry operators are not clear of the short and long term effects of the collapse of giant UK Travel firm - Thomas Cook. It is also uncertain how many visitors are currently in the ...

News Kenya Tourism: Africa’s tourism industry is now the second fastest growing in the world

Published on: Saturday 28 September 2019
Africa’s tourism industry is now the second fastest growing in the world
News source: https://qz.com/africa/1717902/africas-tourism-industry-is-second-fastest-growing-in-world/

Kenya, Rwanda and South Africa have undertaken initiatives to position themselves as locations for conferences and exhibitions. Top African countries for Travel & Tourism (WEF Competitiveness ...

News Kenya Tourism: Let’s step up efforts to boost medical tourism

Published on: Thursday 26 September 2019
Let’s step up efforts to boost medical tourism
News source: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001343508/kenya-can-become-a-medical-tourism-hub

In 2017, Kenya was named among top six destinations where African nationals visit seeking high-end specialised medical services. The report, dubbed “Tourism for Transformative and Inclusive Growth” ...

News Kenya Tourism: Sh30 billion highway that will change Central Kenya set

Published on: Wednesday 17 July 2019
Sh30 billion highway that will change Central Kenya set
News source: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001334301/sh30-billion-highway-that-will-change-central-kenya-set

SEE ALSO :Rise in mental illness cases worrying, address it urgently According to the Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA ... to reap massive benefits from the highway are agriculture, tourism ...

News Kenya Tourism: Oman- H E Mehrzi, Kenyan official review cooperation in tourism

Published on: Tuesday 16 July 2019
Oman- H E Mehrzi, Kenyan official review cooperation in tourism
News source: https://menafn.com/1098764928/Oman-H-E-Mehrzi-Kenyan-official-review-cooperation-in-tourism

Cabinet Secretary for Tourism and Wildlife in Kenya, and his accompanying delegation at the General Diwan of the ministry. During their meeting, H E Mehrzi and Balala reviewed a number of topics ...

News Kenya Tourism: Samboja sues State over sharing of tourism revenue

Published on: Wednesday 17 July 2019
Samboja sues State over sharing of tourism revenue
News source: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001334320/samboja-sues-state-over-sharing-of-tourism-revenue

“Kenya Wildlife Service which has managed and collected revenue from the parks over the years has denied the county government its share,” Samboja said through lawyer James Kounah. “It is a pity that ...

News Kenya Tourism: China meets resistance over Kenya coal plant, in test of its African ambitions

Published on: Saturday 13 July 2019
China meets resistance over Kenya coal plant, in test of its African ambitions
News source: https://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy/article/3018489/china-meets-resistance-over-kenya-coal-plant-test-its-african

One is the island of Lamu, close to Kenya’s northern coast ... The town is a Unesco World Heritage Site with multibillion-dollar tourism and fishing industries. But it risks losing its global allure ...

News Kenya Tourism: Kenya urged to exploit conference tourism

Published on: Friday 05 July 2019
Kenya urged to exploit conference tourism
News source: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001332744/kenya-urged-to-exploit-conference-tourism

Kenya has been asked to give the meetings, incentives, conferences and events (MICE) sector the attention it deserves in order to reap maximum benefits. According the latest research by Africa Hotel ...

News Kenya Tourism: Kenya: Magical Kenya Nails It As Logo Features in 'Lion King' Premiere Banner

Published on: Monday 15 July 2019
Kenya: Magical Kenya Nails It As Logo Features in 'Lion King' Premiere Banner
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201907160487.html

Disney's remake of the 1994 classic 'The Lion King' is set to premiere in Kenya on Friday and Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) couldn't be happier. During its London premier on Sunday, stars including ...

News Kenya Tourism: KCTA supports Balala on requirement to vet expatriates in tourism and hospitality industry

Published on: Sunday 26 May 2019
KCTA supports Balala on requirement to vet expatriates in tourism and hospitality industry
News source: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/business/article/2001327312/kcta-supports-balala-on-requirement-to-vet-expatriates-in-tourism-industry

Tourism Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala. The Kenya Coast Tourist Association (KCTA) has supported the directive by the government to have all expatriates seeking to work in the country's hospitality ...

News Kenya Tourism: Kenya: Simon Kabu - Disrupting Kenya's Tourism Sector

Published on: Monday 27 May 2019
Kenya: Simon Kabu - Disrupting Kenya's Tourism Sector
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201905270570.html

In this second and final part on East Africa's notable local tours and travel players, is the story of Sarah and Simon Kabu and their award winning company Bonfire Adventures. The company is ...

News Kenya Tourism: Is gay sex in Kenya impacting tourism?

Published on: Thursday 23 May 2019
Is gay sex in Kenya impacting tourism?
News source: https://www.aljazeera.com/ajimpact/gay-sex-kenya-impacting-tourism-190524002447084.html

"Will ‘Magical Kenya’ spend money specifically to position [itself as a] destination for this particular segment of people?," Mohamed Hersi, Kenya Tourism Federation chairman, asks rhetorically, as he ...

News Kenya Tourism: Kenya: Matatus Ordered to Keep Off National Parks and Game Reserves

Published on: Wednesday 15 May 2019
Kenya: Matatus Ordered to Keep Off National Parks and Game Reserves
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201905160013.html

The Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife has now banned the ... to drive tourists into the parks run by Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS). The ministry headed by Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala raised ...

News Kenya Tourism: Central Kenya receives over 50% of new parastatal jobs as Uhuru moves to tame disquiet in his backyard

Published on: Saturday 04 May 2019
News source: https://www.msn.com/en-xl/news/other/central-kenya-receives-over-50-25-of-new-parastatal-jobs-as-uhuru-moves-to-tame-disquiet-in-his-backyard/ar-AAAVyIv

and sit as member at Tourism Research Institute respectively. Uhuru appointed former MPs Jamleck Kamau (Tana River Development Authority), Dennis Waweru (Kenya Investment Authority) and Jebii Kilimo ...