Kenya Tourism News
Emirates to further expand network in coming days
Emirates has announced it will resume flights to Nairobi, from August 2nd, Baghdad and Basra, from August 10th, expanding its growing network.
Minister Bartlett in Kenya to establish resilience outpost
Edmund Bartlett, minister of tourism for Jamaica, has paid a flying visit to Kenyatta University to review progress towards the setting up of a Global Tourism Resilience & Crisis Management Centre.
Radisson Blu Hotel, Nairobi Arboretum, opens in Kenya
Radisson Blu has announced the opening of the Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence, Nairobi Arboretum. It is located in the heart of Nairobi, overlooking the Arboretum park and adjacent to the State House within the affluent Kilimani district of the city.
Simone handed leadership of two Kempinski properties in Kenya
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.
dusitD2 Nairobi reopens following terror attack
dusitD2 Nairobi will reopen today following six months of renovation. The hotel was closed following a terror attack in January which left more than a dozen people dead.
Loisaba Lodo Springs in Loisaba Conservancy opens to guests
Elewana Collection has opened Elewana Loisaba Lodo Springs in Loisaba Conservancy in Kenya. The move brings the total number of properties under the brand to 16, including camps, lodges and boutique beach hotels across east Africa.
Kenya Airports Authority to host Routes Africa 2019
Routes Africa, which returned to the aviation event calendar last year with a successful event in Ghana, will take place this year in Mombasa in Kenya as part of a long-term commitment by Routes to help develop new routes to, from and within the continent.
WTA reveals Kenyatta International Convention Centre as host for Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony
Following a successful 2019 Gala Ceremony in Mauritius, World Travel Awards has revealed it will host the 2020 event at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre in Nairobi, capital of Kenya.
Autograph Collection moves into Kenya with Nairobi property
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 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
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
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”.