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(eTN) - Leading stakeholders in Kenya’s tourism industry are getting more vocal now about the government’s dragging out the announcement of an election date.
(eTN ) - Kenyan Tourism Minister Najib Balala has appointed Jake Grieves-Cook as the chairman for of the Kenya Tourist Board (KTF) for a second term of office.
(eTN) - After reaching a landmark political agreement under the guidance of former UN supremo Kofi Annan, the two main protagonists in Kenyan politics seemed well on the way towards a joint government.
BERLIN (eTN) – There is no better way to show that your country is committed to tourism than making an appearance at the world’s largest travel exhibition.
EMIRATES OFFER UGANDANS A380 CONNECTIONS TO BIG APPLE Starting in October this year, the daily Emirates flight out of Entebbe to Dubai will allow Ugandan travelers a first chance to fly the fabulous giant aircraft A380 onwards to New York, soon after to be followed by London and Sydney in December 2008 and February 2009 respectively.
NAIROBI, Kenya (eTN) - A drop in passenger numbers has eaten into Kenya Airways‚ revenue stream, the CEO of the airline, Titus Naikuni, has said.Speaking to CNN on Friday, Naikuni said the airline has been forced to suspend flights to some destinations after the eruption of violence triggered by the disputed presidential election result.
(eTN) - Confirmation has been received from a Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) source that the delivery of ordered capital goods, in this case over 100 new vehicles, has been delayed “until further notice” due to the present downturn in tourism across Kenya, which has also severely impacted on the numbers of visitors to the national parks.
(eTN) - Hotels in Nairobi, beach resorts along the Indian Ocean coast from Lamu to Ukunda and the safari lodges and camps are all reporting loss of occupancy, as do the excursion and safari operators, foreign exchange dealers, curio shops and related businesses normally frequented by tourists.
Arusha, Tanzania (eTN) – It is now official: Kenya's disputed December 27, 2007 poll has sucked Tanzania's multi-dollars tourism industry into the fray.So far, the industry was hit by mass trip cancellations; with the chief of Tanzania Association of Tour Operators (TATO), Mustafa Akuunay, put the number of scrapping planned visits to stand between 25 and 30 percent everyday.
(eTN) - After a weeklong political impasse in Kenya, tourism in East Africa regained its peaceful development with positive trends in the region despite few cancellations observed by few safari companies.