Monthly Archives: September 2015

The Batwa Cultural Experience

The Bwindi forest is home to a fantastic diversity of flora and fauna. It is also home to the Batwa pygmies. These indigenous people were the original residents of the forest often referred to as the ‘keepers of the forest’. … Read More

Rugby World Cup in Kampala

Since the kick off match between England and Fiji on the 18th of September, 972,821 people have attended the Rugby World Cup live. There has been 110 tries, 76 conversions, 16 yellow cards and the huge blow to Africa’s pride … Read More

MICE Sector a Big Boost to Kenya Tourism

The 5th edition of the annual Magical Kenya Travel Expo (MKTE) scheduled to take place at Leisure Lodge Resort in mid-October is yet another mark of success on the government’s efforts in capitalizing on the MICE industry as a viable … Read More

Jovago Patners with Kenatco

Jovago has signed a partnership with national taxi service company, KENATCO TAXIS LIMITED that will see both companies collaborate to bolster convenience for anyone traveling in Kenya. This agreement comes a few weeks after the company launched customized packages with … Read More

Hotels Embrace Technology to Bolster Sales

The rise of online travel agencies in Kenya and the entire region is seen as both an opportunity and a challenge to the hitherto traditional industry that purely relied on direct bookings and customer loyalty.This new trend has in its … Read More

Potential Pilgrimage Sites in the Region

5 Notable Pilgrimages That Could Boost Tourism across the Region: Pilgrimages have from time immemorial been recognized as spiritually refreshing journeys with a religious course. But like everything else, man has learnt to hit two or eight birds with a … Read More

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Nairobi’s High Hotel Rates Barring Tourists

Hotel Pricing in Africa: Nairobi Could Be Barring Tourists Due to High Hotel Rates. Security, geographical misconceptions and infrastructure named as some of the factors. A recent report by STR Global, a hospitality research firm has revealed a number of … Read More

What’s Happening Uganda?

September is already here and has most of us wondering where the time has gone. January seems like it was just yesterday. Despite the reality hinting that 2016 is just around the corner, 2015 still has much to offer tothe … Read More