Monthly Archives: October 2018

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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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Kenya Airways’ Inaugural Non-Stop, Direct Flight From New York City Lands In Nairobi

Kenya Airways’ inaugural non-stop, direct flight from New York City to Nairobi has arrived in Nairobi to a rousing welcome led by Deputy President William Samoei Ruto. The Boeing 787 Dreamliner Aircraft christened “Magical Kenya” touched down at Jomo Kenyatta … Read More

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International Arrivals at Moi International Airport Grow by 46%

International tourist arrivals into Moi International Airport, Mombasa have grown by 46% growth in the past eight months. Tourism Principal Secretary Joe Okudo attributes the growth to among other initiatives the Charter Incentives Program that he disclosed raised the number … Read More

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Skal Congress to Boost Kenya’s Coast as a Conference Tourism Destination

Pride Inn Paradise Beach Resort Convention Centre & Spa in Mombasa will from today 17th October 2018 host the 79th Skal International World Congress. Dubbed “Congress on the Beach,” the 4-day conference has attracted over 500 participants from Skal clubs … Read More

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Use of Innovative Technology in Designing Diverse Tourism Products

Investment in new technology provides the tourism sector with opportunities for novelty, aimed at providing a platform for designing new and tangible tourism products. Emphasis goes to integrating innovative initiatives into tourism management; instrumental in enhancing full tourist satisfaction, based … Read More