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Kenya Tourism Shows Its Resilience After January’s Nairobi Attack - Skift
Seven months after al-Shabaab militants stormed the gates of the 14 Riverside Drive complex in the Westlands district of Nairobi, killing 21, the hotel Kenya has ...

One way to earn a Kenyan welcome? Accept a nerve-wracking pool challenge - The Telegraph
Rowan Burke wins our weekly Just Back travel writing competition, and £250, for his account of getting to know his Kenyan hosts over a rather intense game of ...

Kenyan chef breaks world record for longest cooking - Daily Nation
A Kenyan chef in Mombasa, Maliha Mohammed, 36, has broken the Guinness World Record for the longest cooking competition, individual category, after ...

Under Secretary for Political Affairs David Hale's Travel to Somalia, Kenya, and Sudan - Africanews English
Under Secretary for Political Affairs David Hale will travel to Somalia, Kenya, and Sudan from August 5-7, 2019. His trip will advance America's commitment to. ...

Travel agents express mixed reaction to Kenya-Jamaica direct flights - Kenya Broadcasting Corporation
The announcement that the government plans to launch direct flights between Kenya and Jamaica has been received with mixed reaction by travel agents in ...

MPs denied US visa over drugs, terrorism links - Standard Digital
[File, Standard] At least five MPs have been barred from travelling to the US in a move that signals their failure to meet the multiple criteria – many of them ...

The sugar daddy evolution in Kenya - The Star, Kenya
Once a side hustle for poor campus girls, it's become a normal lifestyle choice. ...

Travelling to Watch Whales in Kenyan Coast - Business Daily
A bevy of huge gyrating whales congregates in the waters of Indian Ocean. As they dance the shimmy, it is a rare spectacle that attracts tourists to Watamu. ...

Netherlands Embassy in Kenya to Issue Visas to E-Passport Holders Only - SchengenVisaInfo.com
After the German embassy in Nairobi, announced in May that Kenyans will no longer be able to get a visa to Germany with an old generation passport, the Dutch ...

Kenyan survivors: Cancer is 'national disaster' - BBC News
Cancer patients and carers are calling on Kenya's government to declare the illness a "national disaster" and provide extra funds. Protesters took to the streets of ...

'Lion King' revives interest in real lions in Kenya - Gulf News
Why have lions held the world in thrall since the dawn of history? As long ago as the seventh century BC, the Assyrian king Ashurbanipal had his royal palace at ...

Order MPs audit over US travel, says Alfred Keter - Standard Digital
Keter wants Muturi to give foreign trips details as parliament spent Sh1billion. ...

All you need to know about the clash between Kenyatta and Ruto - Al Jazeera English
There is a growing divide between President Kenyatta and Deputy Ruto, highlighted by a recent corruption scandal. ...

UK drops 4 Kenyan tourist destinations from its travel advisory list - Pulse Live Kenya
UK drops 4 Kenyan tourist destinations from its travel advisory list. ...

Travelling as a group? Here's how to have a jolly good time - The Standard
School holidays are a time to get together with friends and families and nothing makes for a more fun hangout than travelling somewhere as a group. But just to ...

KQ feted by Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority for exemplary services - Capital FM Kenya
NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 11 - Kenya Airways has been feted by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority for exemplary services. The Authority's Director for Kenya ...

Tourists Staying in Malindi For Free - Business Daily
As a host, he is wary of people who mention that they are looking to party or free accommodation. ...

EDITORIAL: Step up vigilance - Business Daily
We welcome the latest move to lift advisories on parts of the country. ...

Commuters want roadblocks on Lamu road removed - The Star, Kenya
The checks, they say, are time consuming and delay their journeys. ...

Kenyan women’s lacrosse team gets game-changing gift from opponents in Peterborough, Ont. - Global News
Team Kenya was competing in a women's lacrosse world championship in Peterborough, but it was at a major disadvantage. A competing team stepped in to ...

Get the perfect brew at Third Wave Coffee Roasters; Social media tips from Miss Malini - your weekend fix - YourStory
From exotic Vietnamese Shakerato to La Vie En Rose, Lavender and Rosemary Sea Salt Mocha or a Turkish cappuccino, Third Wave Coffee Roasters has ...

Rugby player found dead in his hotel room - The Standard
A 20-year-old rugby league player has been found dead in his hotel room in France. Archie Bruce made his debut for Championship side Batley Bulldogs from ...

Kenya Airways adds two direct flights to non-stop Cape Town-Nairobi route - IOL
The Cape Town Air Access partnership on Thursday announced the addition from October 27 of two direct flights to the weekly Cape Town-Nairobi *service*. ...

Where to see elephants ethically while traveling - National Geographic
Elephants—intelligent, majestic, yet highly threatened—hold tremendous appeal for wildlife-loving travelers. Getting close to them in their natural habitat can be ...

Travel questions: Trouble in Egypt, no-frills flights and getting a refund from Kenya Airways - The Independent
Q I've just seen the alerts about Egypt. I travel out to Hurghada in nine weeks and now I'm extremely worried about what's going on out there. Do you honestly ...

British government makes minor change to travel advice for Kenya - Brits in Kenya
The British government have reviewed their travel advice for Kenya making minor amendments to the Terrorism section and summary, updating information on ...

The dark side of 'voluntourism' causes orphanage numbers to boom in developing countries - ABC News
Young Australian backpackers venturing overseas are being warned to rethink volunteering in developing countries as a booming trend of voluntourism ...

Tui charity tackles elephant poaching in Kenya - Travel Weekly UK
The Tui Care Foundation has partnered with the International Fund for Animal Welfare on a project to stop poachers killing wild elephants. Announced ahead of ...

Government advises Kenyans against traveling to their rural homes for census - Tuko.co.ke
News ☛ Government spokesman Cyrus Oguna said that all citizens will be captured during the exercise regardless of their location and as longs as ...

India’s national airline set to start direct flights to Kenya - The East African
Air India used to operate directly between India and Kenya but later abandoned its operations. ...

Lion King-Inspired Trips to Kenya and Tanzania - TravelPulse
Disney's live-action remake of The Lion King is bound to touch the hearts of millions and inspire many to start planning their dream trip to see the astounding ...

Kenyans charged with graft will not travel to the UK - Daily Nation
on a wide range of issues. ...

International friendly match: Starlets pip Ethiopia in tie - The Standard
Harambee Starlets Sheryl Angachi(L) and Birtukan Wabe of Ethiopia battle for ball possession during their International Friendly matcha at Kenyatta Stadium, ...

Offsetting carbon emissions: ‘It has proved a minefield’ - The Guardian
More and more people are trying to offset their travel emissions – so why isn't it straightforward? We explain the options and how to navigate them. John Vidal. ...

President Uhuru’s foreign trips that cost billions hit a century - Standard Digital
[Denis kavisu] President Uhuru Kenyatta's trip to Barbados saw him cross the 100 mark on official trips to foreign countries eclipsing the 33 trips made by his ...

Kenya's Harambee Stars to start Afcon 2021 qualifiers in Egypt - The East African
Kenya's national men football team, Harambee Stars, will begin their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifying campaign away against Egypt's Pharaohs in ...

Forget US transit visas: Kenya - Jamaica direct on Kenya Airways soon? | Buzz travel - Buzz.travel | eTurboNews | Travel News
Jamaica Tourism has always been known to plan out of the box and in doing business just a little different. The United States is one of the only countries. ...

20 best things to do in Kenya - CNN
Kenya is known as an awesome safari destination, but it's got plenty of attractions besides. From climbing Mt. Kenya to dancing the night away in Nairobi, these ...

Kenya Airways adds 2 direct flights between Cape Town and Nairobi route - East African Business Week
Kenya Airways has announced that it's adding two direct flights to the weekly Cape Town – Nairobi *service* commencing from 27 October 2019 on a Boeing ...

UK lifts advisories on Narok, Naivasha, Meru - Business Daily
The UK has dropped Narok, Naivasha, Nanyuki, Meru and surrounding areas from a list of destinations in Kenya where it advises her citizens to be. ...

Is Kenya a safe country to visit? - The Telegraph
British travellers in Kenya should remain vigilant in the wake of an Islamic terrorist attack on a luxury hotel complex that left at least 14 dead, the UK Foreign ...

Kenya: Crack Down on Tourism Cheats - AllAfrica.com
Editorial - There is a group of unscrupulous businesspeople, who are giving our country a bad name overseas and threatening a vital industry that earns some ...

Kenya's $92.3Mn Mobile Travel Booking Market 2016-2025: Retail Spend Analysis and Consumer Attitude & Behaviour - Yahoo Finance
DUBLIN, July 31, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Kenya Mobile Travel Booking Business and Investment Opportunities (Databook Series) - Market Size and ...

Kenya airlines will be nationalised - IOL
Kenya's parliament voted yesterday to nationalise the country's main airline Kenya Airways to save it from mounting debts. ...

Cruise Tourism on the rise in Kenya's upper-middle class - Capital FM Kenya
NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 31 - There is an increase in demand for cruise tourism in the country. This is according to Holiday Bazaar's Nishma Shah who says the ...

Kenya: KQ Feted By Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority for Exemplary Services - AllAfrica.com
Nairobi — Kenya Airways has been feted by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority for exemplary services. The Authority's Director for Consumer Protection Adamu ...

Stowaway found on Swift Air private charter plane on flight from Cuba to US - NEWS.com.au
A man has managed to survive a flight from Cuba to the United States by hiding as a stowaway in the plane's cargo section. ...

KQ receives accolades from Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority - Kenya Broadcasting Corporation
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority has commended Kenya Airways for its exemplary performance in Nigeria during the past six months. ...

Simone handed leadership of two Kempinski properties in Kenya - Breaking Travel News
Kempinski Hotels has announced Roberto Simone as the new general manager Villa Rosa Kempinski in Kenya. Described by the company as a well-rounded ...

Newspapers review: US denies visa to Kenyan MPs over link to drugs, terrorism - Tuko.co.ke
News ☛ The Friday, August 16, newspapers have focused on lawmakers who were denied visa to US and Kenya Defense Forces (KDF) officers on a ...

Reason why Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac will not travel to Newcastle for Arsenal’s EPL opener - The Standard
The Arsenal pair have both been left in serious fear for their safety after late-night incidents near their homes. ...

Does Kenya Really Want To End Terrorism? - Modern Diplomacy
New dangerous dynamics are emerging at the Horn of Africa. Political tension emanating from maritime territory that Somalia and Kenya, both claim it as part of ...

Government To Take Over Kenya Airways (Again) - One Mile at a Time
The government of Kenya will be fully taking over Kenya Airways, nearly 25 years after privatizing the airline. Here's what we know so far. ...

Kenya homecoming: A DNA test leads to safari adventure - CNN
Tracey Cheatham's DNA test leads her to adventure in Kenya at the Sanctuary at Ol Lentille. Learn more about her unusual once-in-a lifetime trip. ...

Reversal in East Africa: Kenya tourism bounces back - Travel Weekly
After a decade marked by terrorism and other setbacks to its tourism brand, Kenya is now reveling in growth that is sure to be further nurtured by the first direct ...

Kenya's best food is a kaleidoscope of flavors - CNN
Want to try some Kenyan food? These are the best dishes to eat -- from nyama choma (roasted meat) to sukuma wiki (collard greens with onions and spices). ...

Beyond Cruises Introduces "The Lion King"-Themed Itinerary - Luxury Travel Advisor
Beyond Cruises has announced a new Kenya and Seychelles itinerary inspired by the Disney remake of “The Lion King.” The combination will include a Kenya ...

Security situation in Coast region proof of failed police reforms - Standard Digital
Security matters in the coast are perennially in the news. ...

These 'Lion King' Safaris in Kenya and Tanzania Will Show You the Real-life Pride Lands - Travel+Leisure
Now you can see Simba's real-life kingdom for yourself on "Lion King"-themed safari in one of the most beautiful regions on the planet. ...

Kenya's national carrier feted in Nigeria for exemplary services - Pulse Live Kenya
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority recognized Kenya Airways after it delivered an exemplary *service* with few hitches for the past half year. Out of the 244 ...

Could electric vehicles be the future for Kenyan travel? - BBC News
Kenya's electricity surplus could be capitalised on by a company reconditioning electric vehicles. ...

Journalist highlights why fears of travelling to East Africa are unfounded - Brits in Kenya
Writing in the Independent, Ben West has put together a passionate defence of tourism in East Africa, highlighting how unlikely it is that travellers would fall ...

Travel: Can’t get enough of Kenya - San Francisco Examiner
Unforgettable safari offers an experience of a lifetime. ...

Orphaned elephants get new life in Kenya - CNN
The Sheldrick Wildlife Trust rescues orphaned elephants, raising them by hand in Kenya's Nairobi National Park and rehabilitating them into the wild. Here's why ...

Kenya spared tourism blow from travel alerts after attack - Business Daily
United States and the United Kingdom have spared Kenya's tourism *fresh* travel advisories to their citizens after terrorists attacked the mixed-use business ...

Key areas August census seeks to inform - Daily Nation
Unlike past censuses when the interest in the numbers was only to box population into ethnic blocks, which would then be used by politicians as a bargaining ...

Visit the real-life inspiration for the Lion King at Hell’s Gate National Park in Kenya - National Geographic
The animators of Disney's The Lion King traveled to a park with dramatic landscapes in Kenya's Great Rift Valley to get a feel for, as Mufasa puts it, the great ...

The Great Migration in Kenya Started Early This Year — but That Might Not Be a Good Thing - Travel+Leisure
One of the most incredible natural events on the planet is happening a bit early this year. The Great Wildebeest Migration, the world's largest migration of wildlife, ...

U.K. has not issued new Kenya travel advisory, envoy Nic Hailey... - Citizen TV
The United Kingdom has denied reports that it has issued a new travel advisory for Kenya. British High Commissioner to Kenya Nic Hailey refuted the claims ...

US embassy in Nairobi warns citizens of possible attack in Kenya - Aljazeera.com
Travel warning by US embassy says there is 'credible information' indicating Westerners may be targeted in an attack. ...

Incredible pictures capture rare 'Elephant Queen' in Kenya - CNN
Will Burrard-Lucas encountered a rare big tusker known as the "Elephant Queen" in Kenya before she died and took some incredible pictures. The animal was ...

Tacos. Tequila. Telenovelas. Nairobi Embraces Its Mexican Soul. - The New York Times
In the Kenyan capital, Mexican culture is everywhere, from television to music to restaurants. A primer on the latest global mash-up. ...

Maroons Football Club confirms training camp in Kenya - Kawowo Sports
As the start of the 2019-20 seasons gets closer, Maroons Football Club intends to beef up their preparations with a special training camp in Kenya. ...

Diani Beach included in 50 best beaches list - Brits in Kenya
Diani Beach has been named in the Top 50 Best beaches by Big Seven Travel. Ranked in 50th place, it describes Diani Beach as “a private resort that's one of ...

Eight of Kenya's most beautiful beaches - CNN
Kenya's beaches make the East African country as suitable for a coastal holiday as it is for a safari. Here are our picks of the eight best Kenya beaches. ...

10 places to visit in Kenya - IOL
Kenya is also growing as a centre of commerce in East Africa for both business trips and leisure travel, Kenya has much to offer its visitors. ...

Black Travel Vibes: This Luxurious Kenyan Safari Is Anything But Basic - Essence
ESSENCE's exclusive guide on how to see, taste and experience one of the hottest safari destinations in Black travel, Kenya. ...

Nairobi: The fastest city on the planet? - CNN
Nairobi, Kenya's capital, has only been a city since 1954, but it's been making up for lost time ever since. This thriving metropolis is always on the move and ...

The 'self-discovery' trip Barack Obama took in his 20s—plus bucket list places he's visiting soon - CNBC
"I did not have any money," former President Barack Obama said at the World Travel & Tourism Council's Global Summit 2019. "I was traveling alone. In Europe ...

What it’s like to walk through Kenya’s Maasai Mara with lions for company - The Independent
There is something uniquely terrifying about finding *fresh* lion tracks while walking in the bush. Everything gets very quiet. Each rustle of foliage sends crackles ...

Black Travel Moment of the Day: This Woman's Escape To Kenya's Lamu Island Is A Vibe - Essence
If Lamu wasn't already on your radar, one look at this breathtaking Kenyan escape will have you adding it to your travel bucket list tonight. ...

How to Plan a Kenya Safari - Tips and Tricks for Planning a Safari in Kenya - TownandCountrymag.com
For the uninitiated, the process of booking a safari can be daunting. Which is why, when it came time to plan my own trip earlier this year, I decided to enlist the ...

Travel deals: Where will you go next? - Esperance Express
Celebrate Chippendale's makeover In its 200 years, Sydney's inner suburb of Chippendale has been an impoverished industrial slum, one of Australia's largest ...

Signature Travel Network Gives Back On Safari Trip in Kenya - Luxury Travel Advisor
Signature members gives back to students during their annual horizon club trip with Micato Safaris. Read more here. ...

Kenya travel review: Hemingways Watamu and Nairobi provide bountiful landscapes, beautiful wildlife and brilliant people - Yorkshire Post
Naturally, a first trip to Africa is bound to yield a set of completely new experiences. But it took mere moments for Kenya to seem unforgettable. After leaving Moi ...

Africa’s tourism grows with travel to Tunisia, South Africa, Kenya - Quartz
With over 1.3 billion travelers on the move, the world experienced the highest growth in international tourist arrivals since 2010. Much of the rebound was ...

Cuban Doctors Abducted in Kenya, and Officials Point to the Shabab - The New York Times
Two Cuban doctors were abducted near the Kenyan border with Somalia in a bold attack that officials say was probably linked to the Shabab militant group. ...

Kenya Airways makes historic nonstop US flight - CNN
Passengers complete a historic 15-hour flight from Nairobi, Kenya, to New York in the US. This opens up even more tourism opportunities in the East African ...

Express Travel Group appointed Travel Leaders' Exclusive partner - Capital FM Kenya
NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 27 - Express Travel Group Kenya has been appointed as the exclusive partner of Travel Leaders Network in the country and the East ...

Kenya wins big at 2019 World Travel Awards - Capital FM Kenya
MAURITIUS, Jun 2 - Kenya once again defended its title as a leading tourist destination at the 2019 World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Kenya ...

New luxury tented camp to open in Kenya - Travel Weekly
The Elewana Collection has added Elewana Lodo Springs to its portfolio of luxury camps, lodges and boutique hotels in Tanzania, Zanzibar and Kenya. ...

Kenya responded fast to Ebola scare, but cross-border risk remains high - PRI
The second largest Ebola outbreak on record is currently raging in the Democratic Republic of the Congo with more than 1400 deaths recorded. Kenya may be ...

"You have to travel the world to change the world," students prepare for Kenya mission trip - WLKY Louisville
A local nonprofit is working with high school students to bring safe water to those in need on the other side of the world. Thursday evening, WaterStep ...

The Somali refugees whose lives were halted by Trump's travel ban - Al Jazeera English
Thousands in Dadaab camp were ready to travel to the US and start new lives, but they were denied entry two years ago. ...

Ohio medical experts travel to Kenya to perform surgery - 10TV
A group of Central Ohio medical experts is taking its collective talents international to help save lives. They are part of what's called the Kisumu Neuroscience ...

Kenya ranked third largest tourism economy in Sub-Saharan Africa - The Star, Kenya
Travel and tourism is a sector which has proven to drive economic growth. ...

Travel tips: To get the most out of your next trip, travel like a reporter - Quartz
Typical travel can feel a bit hollow. With just one or two weeks to discover a new place, there's time to see the must-sees, try some great restaurants, and even ...

Kenya's Cheruiyot cleared for US flight after travel hitch - Sport24
Kenya's world 1 500m silver medallist Timothy Cheruiyot has been cleared to travel to the United States to compete after being forced off the plane. ...

Kenya tourism sector registers stellar growth in 2018 - Capital FM Kenya
NAIROBI, Kenya,Mar 13 – The travel and tourism sector in Kenya grew by 5.6% ahead of the normal global average of 3.9% contributing Sh790B towards the ...

Safaris and beyond at Fairmont's Kenya properties - Travel Weekly
Many tour operators make a Kenyan adventure as seamless as possible. And there is a reason that many of them work with Fairmont's three properties in the ...

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