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  Kenya is now the third highest ranked sub-Saharan African country in terms of its travel and tourism competitiveness, according to a World Economic Forum report released last week. The report says Kenya has moved ahead of Namibia...

By smartKenya on Apr 18th, 2017

Kenya emerged as the third most preferred travel destination by the High Net-Worth Individuals (NHWI) in Africa last year, beating world famous Mauritius and Seychelles. The Afrasia New World Wealth report released on Monday indicates that...

Flights from Nairobi to New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport will be launched in early May 2017. This is after Kenya Airways formally requested the US federal aviation department for a licence to fly directly to the US. Transport Cabinet Secretary...

  Kenya is banking on positive travel ratings by the Japanese government to grow its annual tourist numbers and boost business from the Asian State. Japan revised its rating of Kenya from level three to level four, essentially advising...

By smartKenya on Sep 29th, 2016

  The Kenya Tourism Board has launched a six-month marketing and promotional campaign in India’s major cities, to increase international arrivals from the South-Asian country by at least 21 per cent. The media campaign – Kenya Kalling...

By smartKenya on Sep 29th, 2016
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  Kenyan government officials on Wednesday urged the Japanese government to revise its travel advisory on Kenya during a tourism forum held at the Kenyan Embassy in Tokyo. “Given the prevailing peace and robust economic exuberance in...

By smartKenya on Sep 29th, 2016

  A Samburu herder’s son has won a prestigious global environment award for his efforts in conservation and entrepreneurship. Tom Lalampaa, a University of Nairobi PhD student-turned nature conservationist, won the Bright Award...

By smartKenya on Sep 28th, 2016

The Tourism ministry has said Jomo Kenyatta International Airport is likely to attain Category One status and start receiving direct flights from the US by early February. The statement is hinged on the last audits conducted at the facility...

By smartKenya on Sep 14th, 2016

  Kenya intends to bid to host a global tourism conference in 2018 at a meeting in Monaco on October 29. Kenya was to host the Skal International World Congress for the first time in October last year in Mombasa but the event was cancelled...

By smartKenya on Sep 14th, 2016

Google is dead. Long live Alphabet. The website abc.xyz. The tech company announced on Monday that it would rebrand itself as Alphabet – a new holding company whose largest wholly owned subsidiary will be Google. In a surprise blog post made...

By smartKenya on Aug 11th, 2015