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  • Magicalkenya Prepaid Travel Card - The Kenya Tourism Board Partners with West Africa’s UBA Bank to Unveil Prepaid Travel Card Tuesday, 21 March, 2017: The Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) in partnership with the United Bank for Africa (UBA) has today launched the first Magical Kenya Prepaid Travel Card. The Magical Kenya Prepaid Travel Card is a culmination of the partnership […]
  • launching the Kenya Sustainable Tourism Report - The Kenya Tourism Board will be launching  the Kenya Sustainable Tourism Report  at the World Travel Market 2016. The report celebrates the responsible tourism champions, the milestone achieved by the Kenya Tourism industry, the  best practices across the tourism value chain and the mechanisms in place to help any organization or destination in their sustainability […]
  • TICAD, adds to Kenya’s high profile events - Kenya’s positive profile continues to rise as all is set for the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD-VI) scheduled to run from 27th to 28th August 2016 in Nairobi. The event to take place at Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC) brings together over 5,000 delegates from across the globe. It will be the […]
  • Kenyan athletes raise destination profile - National Olympic of Kenya (Nock) President Dr. Kipchoge Keino has lauded Kenyan athletes for their immense contribution in the marketing of the country as a destination to visit. He said international sporting activities have placed the country on the global map and appealed to the sports men and woman to continue with their spirit of […]
  • Kenya’s tourism fair gets global attention - Kenya is profiling Magical Kenya Travel Expo (MKTE) as a-must attend show in the region. At its sixth edition, the show is hosting travel trade buyers and media from about 40 countries across the globe. It has also been identified as one of the Key East African Tourism Platform, and therefore an impetus to the […]
  • TOURISM SECTOR ON UPWARD TRAJECTORY - Tourism sector on upward trajectory as international arrivals register growth in first quarter 2016 Nairobi June 6, 2016…Tourism Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala says international arrivals for the period January to April 2016 hit 263,284 compared to 231, 038 in 2015. The increase in arrivals for the period under review was attributed to mitigation measures including […]
  • Kenyan coast to forge a common - Front on beach management Counties in the coastal Kenya are rooting for a common law on beach management  to guard the beach product that has been a key attraction of tourists to the region. Tourism Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala said already Kwale County has developed the bill and appealed to other counties to replicate it. Kwale […]
  • Coastal Kenya roots for Honey moon showcase - Hoteliers have been advised to take advantage of duty free importation of hotel refurbishment materials to give a facelift to their properties. Tourism Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala says regular improvement of accommodation facilities was a global acceptable trend that will put hospitality sector on the expected standards. The CS made the remarks yesterday evening when he […]
  • It is all systems go for the 2016 Magical Kenya Expo - Over 35 countries expected to attend More than 170 hosted buyers representing over 35 countries from Kenya’s key source markets in Europe, Asia, Americas, Africa and the Middle East are expected to grace the sixth edition of the Magical Kenya Travel Expo 2016. This year’s MKTE will be held from 12th to 14th October 2016 at KICC […]
  • South African market promising - Market expected to gain a 20% growth Kenya is targeting to increase the flow of tourists from South Africa by 20% at the close of the year as Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) kicks off campaigns including training of over 300 tour operators on tourism products that country has to offer. “We are riding on the existing […]