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Cheli & Peacock make first runner’s up in WTTC’s Tourism for Tomorrow Awards

One of Kenyas finest safari camp companies, Cheli & Peacock, has just been anointed global runner up at the Tourism For Tomorrow Awards in the field of conservation, adding yet another trophy to their display cabinet. Organized annually by the … Continue reading

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KENYA TOURISM MINISTER SAYS 5 BILLION SHILLINGS NEEDED FOR MARKETING

(New tourism minister Danson Mwazo [left] and the former office holder Najib Balala [right]) At the handover from Hon. Najib Balala who had fallen victim to party politics and paid the price for standing up against his chairman Prime Minister … Continue reading

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NEW VISITOR CENTRE OUTSIDE SERENGETI TO BOOST TOURISM ACTIVITIES

Information was received over the weekend that the Ikona Wildlife Management Area, of which the Singita Grumeti Reserve is part, has now formally commissioned a new visitor centre, from which the entire area of some 26.000 hectars of land dedicated … Continue reading

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BRITISH AIRLWAYS -BA TO INCREASE DAILY FLIGHTS IN NAIROBI (Budget gorilla trekking)

British Airways has decided to increase on the daily flights between Nairobi and Heath row because the world economic crisis. George Mawadri the Area Commercial Manager for East and Central Africa has said the airline will introduce new planes that … Continue reading

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Middle East cruise tourism on crest of a development wave (budget uganda tours)

According to Reed Travel Exhibitions, the organisers of Arabian Travel Market, the expansion of regional facilities and the associated potential increase in revenue from tourism will provide a catalyst for further port development throughout the Gulf. “Diversification of the tourism … Continue reading

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NAIROBI TO HOST E-TOURISM CONFERENCE IN MARCH (budget gorilla tours)

Kenyas capital city has once again been chosen to host a major continental tourism conference in March this year. E-tourism guru Damian Cook will be leading the field of global e-tourism experts who will come to Kenya to help transform … Continue reading

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Work has started for new Seychelles Tourism Academy (secure gorilla permits)

Information from Mahe indicates that work has now began at the new campus of the Seychelles Tourism Academy, where when complete some 500 students will be able to undertake certificate, diploma and degree courses in hospitality and tourism studies. Demolition … Continue reading

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KENYA WILD LIFE SERVICE INTRODUCES 20 RHINOS IN RUMA TO IMPROVE TOURISM

20 black rhinos have been re-introduced in Ruma National Park by the Kenya Wildlife Service to boost tourism in the western circuit. The animals had been in the park in 1950s but were then transferred because of poaching. Noah Wekesa … Continue reading

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Ethiopian tourist killings and abductions blamed squarely on Eritrean regime’s support for terrorist

Eritreas dictatorial and radical regime has been fingered by Eritrean opposition groups, Ethiopian and other international sources for alleged complicity in the recent spate of attacks on foreign tourists and abductions as Ethiopian rebels granted safe havens inside Eritrea are … Continue reading

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5 BILLION PLAN FOR TOURISM DEVELOPMENT LAUNCHED IN DAR -ES- SALAAM (tanzania tours)

The government in Dar es Salaam has yesterday launched an ambitious 5 year tourism development plan, thought to cost them a cool 5 billion Shillings over the time span. The new outlook aims at developing beach tourism, in comparison to … Continue reading

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