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Kenya unveils plan to turn around tourism

The Kenyan cabinet has approved the National Tourism Blue Print 2030 as part of efforts to help turn around the industry. The key pillars are product development, marketing, investment and infrastructure development. Cabinet Secretary, Najib Balala, said the Tourism Blue Print was approved last week, and when implemented it would boost the industry and encourage investors […]

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New Chairman for UNWTO Commission for Africa

Kenya’s Tourism Cabinet Secretary, Najib Balala, has been elected Chairman of the UN World Tourism Organisation Commission for Africa from 2017-2019, at a UNWTO general assembly in Chengdu, China. Balala confirmed that his first assignment would be to lobby for the establishment of an Africa Tourism Organisation to help improve tourism on the continent. “The Commission […]

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KQ eyes New York in debut direct flights

Kenya Airways is eyeing New York as its first destination when it starts direct flights to the US next year. The national carrier sees the city as a convenient East Coast aviation hub to mark its entry into the US, before spreading its wings across the world’s biggest economy. The airline, which last week received regulatory […]

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