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News Kenya » Tourism: Kenya, Uganda seek to deepen tourism cooperation

News channel or source: http://www.kbc.co.ke/kenya-uganda-seek-to-deepen-tourism-cooperation/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Kenya is working with Uganda to grow intra-country tourism and enhance their common marketing plan globally. Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) officials said Uganda is Kenya’s largest tourism source market in Africa. Betty Radier, KTB’s Chief Executive Officer ...

News Kenya » Tourism: Tanzania is edging out Kenya in attracting tourists

News channel or source: http://www.businessinsider.com/tanzania-is-edging-out-kenya-in-attracting-tourists-2018-2
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

A leader in tourism in Kenya is worried that neighboring Tanzania is becoming more attractive to tourists than Kenya. He says security in Kenya is a threat to the tourism industry there, and that more luxury hotels would help. Kenya's Tourism and Wildlife ...

News Kenya » Tourism: Kenya elephants on the move

News channel or source: https://in.reuters.com/news/picture/kenya-elephants-on-the-move-idINRTX4Y764
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Owners put their roosters in the ring during a cockfighting match with the highest cash reward in Thai history on the outskirts of Bangkok. Revellers in Greece celebrate 'Ash Monday' by participating in a flour war to mark the end of the carnival season.

News Kenya » Tourism: Open visa scheme benefits Kenya in East African intra-tourism visits

News channel or source: https://www.eturbonews.com/177946/open-visa-scheme-benefits-kenya-east-african-intra-tourism-visits
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Kenya stands as the leading tourist destination for East African intra-tourism, signaling benefits of an open visa program and open borders for visitors from neighboring states. Visitor arrivals into Kenya from other states in East Africa have grown ...

News Kenya » Tourism: Kenya hopes to end human-wildlife conflicts by relocating 30 elephants

News channel or source: http://www.africanews.com/2018/02/22/kenya-hopes-to-end-human-wildlife-conflicts-by-relocating-30-elephants/
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

“In efforts to reduce human-wildlife conflicts, we are translocating some elephants from Solio ranch to Tsavo,” Najib Balala, Kenya’s cabinet secretary for tourism, who attended the event, said in a Twitter post. The ranch and the surrounding Lamuria ...

News Kenya » Tourism: Kenya: 1,000 Tourists Arrive As High Season Ends

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201802230383.html
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

MS Insignia, a luxury vessel operated by Oceania Cruises, called at the Port of Mombasa on Thursday with 1,066 tourists, marking a buoyant end to the current tourist season. Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) head of corporate affairs Bernard Osero said the ...

News Kenya » Tourism: Kenya to woo more airlines to boost tourism sector

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-02/12/c_136970581.htm
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

NAIROBI, Feb. 12 (Xinhua) -- Kenya is seeking to woo more airlines to fly into the country in order to boost the tourism sector, a senior government official said on Monday. Najib Balala, Cabinet Secretary in the Ministry of Tourism, told a tourism forum ...

News Kenya » Tourism: Kenya hauls tuskers aloft in move to reduce human-wildlife conflicts

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-za/news/other/kenya-hauls-tuskers-aloft-in-move-to-reduce-human-wildlife-conflicts/ar-BBJvDi4
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

"In efforts to reduce human-wildlife conflicts, we are relocating some elephants from Solio ranch to Tsavo," Najib Balala, Kenya's cabinet secretary for tourism, who attended the event, said in a Twitter post. The ranch and the surrounding Lamuria region ...

News Kenya » Tourism: Virtual Reality in Nigerian Tourism

News channel or source: http://www.thisdaylive.com/index.php/2018/02/24/virtual-reality-in-nigerian-tourism/
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

the introduction of tourist visas to visitors, as done in countries like Kenya, Spain and India, would go a long way at creating employment opportunities, thereby improving the economy of the country. “Tourism will be the next best thing in Nigeria in ...

News Kenya » Tourism: Kenya's tourism stakeholders upbeat over growth of cruise tourism

News channel or source: http://www.china.org.cn/world/Off_the_Wire/2018-02/23/content_50584901.htm
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

MOMBASA, Kenya, Feb. 22 (Xinhua) -- Kenya's tourism stakeholders on Thursday expressed optimism about the growth of cruise tourism next season which begins in September. The Kenya Association of Hotelkeepers and Caterers Coast Executive Director Sam Ikwaye ...