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Tourism stakeholders take Kenya Tourism Board saga to court

(eTN) - The Mombasa and Coast Tourist Association confirmed that the Kenya Tourism Federation (KTF) has gotten the nod from stakeholders in the tourism industry to contest the decision of the Tourism

Muriithi Ndegwa makes come back at Kenya Tourist Board

(eTN) - News just broke that the Head of Civil Service in Kenya, Francis Kimemia, has re-appointed Mr.

Magical Kenya Exhibition exceeds expectations

The Kenya Tourism Board (KTB), aka Magical Kenya, held its annual tourism exhibition last weekend, and in spite of a challenging economic environment, visitor numbers exceeded those of past years, wit

Head to Kenya this summer for a true taste of Africa

LONDON, England – Kenya is celebrating an eclectic mix of events on its cultural calendar this summer, as the destination prepares to welcome visitors to a range of musical, cultural, and sporting e

Tourists are off to the Camel Derby races in Kenya

This year’s Maralal Camel Derby is set for August 24-26, 2012 with more countries expected to participate in the event following aggressive marketing and publicity campaigns the Kenya Tourist Board

Free Weekend of fun at Kenya National House in Stratford

LONDON, England - The Kenya Tourist Board UK and Ireland is preparing to celebrate Kenya as part of their Tourism Program to be held from Saturday, August 4 to Monday, August 6, 2012 at the Kenya Nati

New Director appointed to Kenya Tourist Board

(eTN) - Effective January 19, the Minister of Tourism, Najib Balala, appointed one of Kenya’s hospitality grandmasters, David Stogdale, to the Board of Directors of the Kenya Tourist Board (KTB) it

Kitili Mbathi appointed Kenya Tourist Board Chairman

(eTN) - Well known banker, and during his successful time in Uganda, CEO of Stanbic Bank, a close acquaintance of this correspondent, Kitili Mbathi was yesterday afternoon introduced to the public as

Kenya Minister of tourism appoints new tourist board member

(eTN) - As a decades’ long acquaintance, from way back in the 1970s, of Capt.

Kenya Tourist Board Chairman calls it quits

(eTN) - Michael Joseph, appointed less than 9 months ago as Chairman of the Kenya Tourist Board (KTB), was yesterday reported to have quit his job for greener pastures.

Kenya Tourist Board to use high-profile athletes as ambassadors

(eTN) - It was learned yesterday evening from regular sources in Nairobi that the Kenya Tourist Board was finalizing plans to turn their globally-known and acclaimed distance runners into tourism amba

Responsible travel to Kenya

NEW YORK, NY – Another year coming to an end and another set of resolutions to adopt.

New chairman appointed to Kenya Tourist Board

(eTN) - Mr. Jake Grieves Cook has retired as chairperson of the Kenya Tourist Board (KTB), following the end of his second term of office at the end of November, it was confirmed earlier today.

Kenya comes to Los Angeles and New York

(eTN) - Kenya Travel Mart was held in Los Angeles and New York City last week to introduce the destination's flourishing tourist offerings to the US travel trade, the Kenya Tourist Board (KTB) has sai

Conflict between pastoralists and ranchers in Kenya intensifies

Aviators and the tourism sector in Kenya were alarmed when a light aircraft was shot at by illegal herders on a private ranch in the extreme north of the Laikipia area, just after dropping off the own

Tourists to Kenya safe, no connection with murder of expatriate

A prominent British expatriate gemstone expert, Mr.

First h1n1 ‘swine flu’ case in Kenya ‘imported’

Kenyan authorities were swift to point out, that a British student – presently in Western Kenya – was found with the dreaded ‘swine flu’ and has been confined to hospital, where treatment is b

Corruption charges rocks Kenya tourism

The permanent secretary in the Ministry of Tourism, Rebecca Nabutola, and the former Kenya Tourist Board chief executive, Dr.

Kenya tourism saga rages on

Further investigations, and additional information received from Nairobi, now allows an update on the Kenya Tourist Board saga, where the CEO, Dr Achieng Ongong’a, was forced to resign/speak in effe

Forecast is grim for Kenya tourism this year

NAIROBI, Kenya (eTN) - Kenya’s tourism players are concerned that the sector may not recover fully this year following turmoil in global financial markets and political disturbances in the destinati

Huge differences in tourism budgets across East Africa

The tourism industry across Eastern Africa is undoubtedly a major, in some cases the biggest contributor towards foreign exchange earning, providing jobs and spreading income opportunities even to sec

Kenya lays strategies for tourism recovery

NAIROBI, Kenya (eTN) - Kenya’s beleaguered tourism industry has begun the process of laying strategies to claim its position as Eastern Africa’ s leading tourism nation.

No tourists hurt in Kenya election chaos

NAIROBI, Kenya (eTN) - Calm has been replaced with chaos in Kenya after the relatively peaceful end December elections, which raised the emotions of this East African nation to new fever pitch levels.