Dedicated to the constant maintenance of their exclusive lodges and camps, luxury travel company &Beyond has announced the upcoming refurbishment of &Beyond Bateleur Camp, situated in Kenya’s Masai Mara.
Emirates has announced that it will introduce a third daily flight between Dubai and Kenya’s capital Nairobi from June. The additional flight will increase the number of scheduled Emirates flights between the two cities to 21 a week and give customers greater flexibility and choice when planning their travel.
Hilton Worldwide has signed a management agreement with Jabavu Village to open a 255 guest-room and suite hotel in Kenya’s capital. The hotel is set to open in 2020 and joins 50 Hilton Hotels & Resorts properties trading or under development in 17 countries across Africa.
With three luxurious properties in Kenya, Fairmont offers unrivalled luxury and adventure in the destination. Here Breaking Travel News takes a tour of the portfolio to discover just what it is that makes the brand a market leader in Africa.
fastjet Tanzania has been given clearance by the Kenyan government to operate flights between Kenya and Tanzania under the Bilateral Air Services Agreement between the two countries. The deal has previously been approved by the Tanzanian government, clearing the way for takeoff.
Carlson Rezidor is anticipated to open its first Radisson Blu Hotel in Nairobi in late 2015, with the property becoming Rezidor’s flagship hotel in East Africa. The hotel will have 271 bedrooms and feature a health club, spa and over 1,400 square metres of conference space. Nairobi has one of the fastest growing economies on the continent and is seen by Carlson Rezidor as the gateway to rest of Africa.
Airbnb chief executive Brian Chesky will visited GES 2015 to meet with entrepreneurs from around the world and explore the sharing economy’s impact and expansion, particularly on the African continent - which represents a huge opportunity for the company. In the last twelve months alone, Airbnb has more than doubled in size in Africa.
Tourism infrastructure on Kenya’s southern coast is set to receive a significant boost following the announcement of a planned expansion for the Ukunda aerodrome - also known as Diani Airport - by the Kenya Airport Authority. The aerodrome is the primary airfield for tourists visiting the southern coast’s popular Diani Beach resort and a take-off point for air safaris to nearby national parks with direct flights to Kenya’s iconic Masaai Mara.
Fly-SAX, Kenya’s safari and private charter airline, has confirmed fully-owned subsidiary, SAX-Tanzania, the new airline established in Tanzania, will be ready for take off at the end of the year. The new airline is presently making final preparations to commence flights, subject to receiving regulatory approvals from the Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority.