Monthly Archives: September 2018

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Kenya to Host Over 30 Countries at the Eighth Magical Kenya Travel Expo

The stage is set for Kenya to host the eighth edition of the Magical Kenya Travel Expo. Already about 150 tourism hosted buyers and 20 international media personalities are in the country, visiting tourism attractions and experiences ahead of the … Read More

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Jumia Partners with Amadeus to launch the first Flight Marketplace in Africa

In commemoration of World Tourism Day 2018, Jumia is at it again in the expansion of its Flights services, this time in partnership with Amadeus, a leading travel technology company. The partnership is the base for a new flights marketplace … 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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Surge of the Digital Travel Consumer

The rise of the digital era has become fundamental in the travel and tourism industry. Digitalization is increasingly seen to empower travel consumers especially those seeking diversification and personalization for a remarkable experience. From the very initial stage of travel … 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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Tourism is World’s Third-Largest Export Sector

The international tourism sector has seen uninterrupted growth in arrivals for eight straight years, with 2017’s growth being the highest since 2010; with a record performance of US$ 1.6 trillion. This represents an increase of 7%, according to the World … Read More