The Kenya Association of Travel Agents (KATA) have partnered with Go Places Digital for the 2019 KATA Convention to be held at Enashipai Resort and Spa in Naivasha from the 27th to 29th September, 2019.
Go Places is now the official Media Partner for the event that brings together both local and international travel professionals.
The media partner will be involved in the pre, during and post coverage of the 2019 KATA Convention.
Speaking at the KATA offices, the Chief Executive Officer, Go Places Mr Mansoor Jiwani said that this is an opportunity for the two organisations to grow together and make an impact in the travel and tourism trade.
“We are happy that we are partnering with KATA in organising the 2019 Annual Convention especially now that they are celebrating their 40 years anniversary. We are happy to celebrate with you by giving the main event- the KATA 2019 Convention great coverage,” he said.
He further said that the media platform will disseminate information to the subscribers, partners and industry and ensure that the convention is successful. “We are glad to be the official voice during the convention,” Mr Mansoor added.
KATA CEO Mr. Nicanor Sabula welcomed the partnership with Go Places adding that it will add value to the convention as it is the authoritative voice for the tourism sector across the East Africa region.
“We look forward to a successful convention and we are glad to be partnering for the second time to make our event a success.
Go Places Managing Director Mrs Nevin Jiwani pointed out that KATA is one of the major stakeholders in the travel industry.
“We are glad to partner with the association. Celebrating 40 years is a great milestone for the tourism and travel industry,” she said.
She further urged other travel agents to register as members of the association as it will take them to the next level in the industry.
The KATA 2019 Convention is open to both KATA members and Non-Members. The event brings together travel agents and other industry partners to come and caucus and discuss matters that actually affect the industry at large.
Some of the speakers during the forum will be from local airlines, GDS’s, hotel and accommodation, hospitality players, tour operators, financial institutions, insurance providers and the entire ecosystem that completes the travel trade.
The two-day forum will also be an avenue for attendees to network and socialise.