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Simone handed leadership of two Kempinski properties in Kenya

Simone handed leadership of two Kempinski properties in Kenya

15 August 2019 Hotel 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 luxury hospitality professional, he will also take up leadership of the high-end tented camp in Masai Mara, Olare Mara Kempinski. 

Autograph Collection moves into Kenya with Nairobi property

Autograph Collection moves into Kenya with Nairobi property

3 May 2019 Hotel News

Autograph Collection Hotels has welcomed Sankara Nairobi to its portfolio of over 171 hotels around the world, marking the debut for the brand in Kenya. Set in the heart of Westlands, Sankara Nairobi lies in the epicentre of the city’s commercial, retail, and entertainment quarter.

Najib Balala, minister of tourism, Kenya

Najib Balala, minister of tourism, Kenya

10 March 2019 Videos

Najib Balala, minister of tourism for Kenya, tells Breaking Travel News how a focus on beach and safari tourism is paying dividends for the African destination. Talking to editor Chris O’Toole during ITB Berlin, he also reveals how infrastructure development is likely to prove vital for the future success of the country.

dusitD2 Nairobi moves toward reopening following terror attack

dusitD2 Nairobi moves toward reopening following terror attack

7 February 2019 Hotel News

Dusit International has announced it will reopen the dusitD2 Nairobi hotel following a terror attack that claimed the lives of 21 people. dusitD2 Nairobi, which has been temporarily closed since the incident, is located at the far end of the project in a private location away from the main entrance.

dusitD2 Nairobi attacked by al-Shabab militants

dusitD2 Nairobi attacked by al-Shabab militants

16 January 2019 Hotel News

At least 14 people have been killed following an attack on the dusitD2 hotel complex in Kenyan capital Nairobi. Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta said the attackers, believed to be from Somalia-based militant group al-Shabab, had now been “eliminated”. 

Elewana Lodo Springs to open in Kenya next year

Elewana Lodo Springs to open in Kenya next year

24 December 2018 Hotel News

The new high-end tented property will complement the existing product located in Loisaba Conservancy including Loisaba Tented Camp and the Loisaba Star Beds. The announcement underpins Elewana Collection’s dedication to conservation in northern Kenya and its position as one of the largest sustainable tourism operators in East Africa.