Travelport and Qantas activate NDC for Asia- Pacific region

August 17, 2019 Travelport, a technology company serving the travel industry has began it’s first bookings using IATA’s New Distribution Capability (NDC) with Qantas. This move is the next step in...

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Amadeus launches update on web service with NDC

August 17, 2019 Amadeus has launched an updated version of its web service solution featuring enhancements which will give travel agencies worldwide access to new content and fares from Amadeus’ airline...

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Number of tourists set to increase in the second half of the year despite drop in percentage in the first half

August 17, 2019 The number of tourists jetting into the country in the first half of 2019 has dropped by one percent, according to the latest data from the Tourism Research Institute (TRI) released this...

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KATA urges travellers to be cautious of rogue tour and travel agents.

August 17, 2019 Kenya Association of Travel Agents (KATA) has warned Kenyans and foreigners booking holidays to be vigilant and use only accredited agents in their planning. KATA Chief Executive Mr Nicanor...

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New tool to audit economic role of tourism

August 16, 2019 Kenyans will soon know the contribution of tourism to the country’s wealth through a new tool that will measure the value tourists add to related sectors, their spending patterns and jobs...

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Luxury hotel Kempinski appoints new GM

August 16, 2019 The Popat family-owned five-star luxury hotel Villa Rosa Kempinski has named Roberto Simone as the facility’s new general manager, coming at a time when the hospitality player is...

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Air fares shoot up as high tourist season kicks in

August 16, 2019 The high season at the Kenya’s popular tourist destinations have seen the cost of air ticket more than double as airlines cash in on high demand. Coastal towns of Mombasa, Malindi and...

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Safe skies is a joint responsibility, let us all play our part

August 16, 2019 Every time an incident happens in the aviation industry, whether locally or internationally, it becomes a subject of concern to everybody. Understandably so because of the fatalities that...

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NLC to carry out third land valuation for Homa Bay airstrip expansion

August 16, 2019 The National Land Commission (NLC) has directed the Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) to submit a new list of parcels of land to be acquired for upgrade of Kabunde Airstrip in Homa Bay. This...

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Kenya Airways receives accolades from Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority for exemplary services

August 16, 2019 Kenya Airways has been commended for its exemplary performance in Nigeria during the past six months. The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority Director for Consumer Protection Mr. Adamu...

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