Kenya Tourism News

Fatuma Hirsi Mohamed, principal secretary, tourism, Kenya

Fatuma Hirsi Mohamed, principal secretary, tourism, Kenya

7 November 2017 Videos

With a series of large infrastructure developments coming online, including a new trainline linking Mombasa and Nairobi, Kenyan tourism is set for a bright future. Here Fatuma Hirsi Mohamed, principal secretary for tourism in the country, speaks to Breaking Travel News about her ambitions for the sector.

Hemingways Watamu, Kenya, to reopen in early 2018

Hemingways Watamu, Kenya, to reopen in early 2018

24 October 2017 Hotel News

Hemingways Collection has announced that Hemingways Watamu will re-launch in January 2018 following a multi-million-dollar transformation. The hotel will reveal a full refurbishment that cements its position as the leading property of its kind in the country.

Oman Air flies into Nairobi, Kenya

Oman Air flies into Nairobi, Kenya

4 April 2017 Airline News

Oman Air has welcomed the launch of its inaugural flight WY721 to Nairobi, Kenya. The four times weekly flight to Nairobi operated by a Boeing 737-800, is Oman Air’s first service to Kenya.

Emirates boosts frequency on Nairobi route

Emirates boosts frequency on Nairobi route

20 January 2017 Airline News

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 reveals Africa’s tallest hotel development

Hilton reveals Africa’s tallest hotel development

5 October 2016 Hotel News

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.

fastjet Tanzania prepares for Kenya takeoff

fastjet Tanzania prepares for Kenya takeoff

23 December 2015 Airline News Tourism News

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 reveals Nairobi Radisson Blu

Carlson Rezidor reveals Nairobi Radisson Blu

25 September 2015 Hotel News Tourism News

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.