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KENYA TOURISM STAKEHOLDERS: MORE FERRIES? | Rwanda Tours

“Bringing in more ferries is long, long overdue, because we all know that the ferry company can hardly cope during peak traffic periods. But the tourism industry wants the bypass to link Moi International Airport and the Nairobi to Mombasa … Continue reading

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TWIN ATTACKS ON SECURITY FORCES INSTALLATIONS | gorilla safaris

Kenya’s tourism industry, already hard pressed this year vis-a-vis a series of security incidents earlier in the year, has suffered fresh challenges yesterday, as key stakeholders prepare to attend the 2014 edition of the World Travel Market (WTM). Twin attacks … Continue reading

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SHARK TRIES TO TAKE HAWAII SURFER OUT TO SEA | Kenya Safaris

A Kailua-Kona female surfer was being towed out to sea by a tiger shark today, when the 12 to 15-footer locked her surfboard in its mouth and started to swim out. The woman was attached to her surfboard by a … Continue reading

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ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA OPEN FOR BUSINESS | I want to see monkeys in Uganda

As tropical storm Gonzalo winds its way through the Caribbean, Antigua and Barbuda’s Minister of Tourism, Economic Development, Investment and Energy, the Honourable Asot Michael stated “Antigua and Barbuda were mercifully spared loss of life or damage to the tourism … Continue reading

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FLYBE CONFIRMS DEAL | chimpanzee tracking

UK regional carrier Flybe had made a significant step towards resolving its legacy fleet commitments and securing the right aircraft for its future development with a set of linked agreements with US carrier Republic Airways Holdings and Brazilian manufacturer Embraer, … Continue reading

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Kenya Tourism industry opposes new VAT Bill

Tour operators and hoteliers in Kenya say the government should treat tourism like an export industry and ensure that tax measures does not make the country an expensive destination in the coming years and put them at a disadvantage with competition when … Continue reading

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Kenya Tourism to improve highly | Kenya wildlife safaris

Kenya’s tourism sector is on the road to solid recovery with an impressive record high arrivals in the first half of 2012. Statistics released by Kenya’s ministry of Tourism indicate that 549,083 tourists visited Kenya in the first six months … Continue reading

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South Africa Indaba 2013 cut to three days | africa travel

South African Tourism has confirmed Indaba, the flagship travel event in Africa, will be revamped to ensure it remains the premier platform to capitalise on resilient global travel interest. After extensive consultation with the tourism industry, SAT has taken the … Continue reading

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Safari plane crash kills two Germans Tourists in Kenya | fly masai mara tours

The wreckage of an airplane in Kenya’s renowned Maasai Mara national park, in which two German tourists and two pilots were killed. Two German tourists and two Kenyan pilots were killed when a plane carrying tourists crashed in Kenya’s Maasai … Continue reading

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Tanzanian ferry sank near the island of Zanzibar | budget tanzania safaris

ferry upside down in the sea and survivors in the water A naval search operation resumed at first light to find an estimated 100 people missing after a Tanzanian ferry sank near the island of Zanzibar. The boat had left … Continue reading

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