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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KATA co-host training in a bid to grow cruise tourism

August 16, 2019 Cruise holidays are increasingly becoming popular in Kenya. Over the years cruise holiday bookings have gone up locally. In the period 2017-2018, Kenya recorded 4,747 tourists cruising in...

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How Low-Cost Carriers have demystified air travel in Kenya

August 16, 2019 Air travel was considered a preserve for the rich but since the launch of the low-cost carriers (LCC) in the country this notion has changed. Low cost carriers control an estimated 25% of...

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Government, Kenya Airways and KAA partner to fight ivory trade.

August 16, 2019 The fight against ivory trade picked up momentum after Kenya joined 32 other countries calling for the total ban on the trade. The 32 countries that include Nigeria, Chad, Rwanda, Ethiopia...

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Air travellers in Kenya now have platform to lodge complaints against airlines

August 16, 2019 Air travellers who have been inconvenienced by airlines can now lodge their complaints with the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA). KCAA launched a platform to address the complaints by...

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