Articles tagged “kenya”

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Kenya Rethinking Air France/KLM Partnership in Kenya Airways

Kenya Rethinking Air France/KLM Partnership in Kenya Airways

David Malingha Doya, Bloomberg

Air France/KLM can't seem to catch a break this year.

4 years ago

China Southern Launches Flights to Nairobi as Kenya Tourism Grows

China Southern Launches Flights to Nairobi as Kenya Tourism Grows

Felix Njini, Bloomberg

Kenya needs to make sure it's looking to Asia and the Gulf region to grow tourism rather than work too hard to get U.S. and European visitors to rethink its offerings.

4 years ago

Interview: Kenya’s Tourism Minister on Making a Big Bet on Business Travel

Interview: Kenya’s Tourism Minister on Making a Big Bet on Business Travel

Jason Clampet, Skift

A focus on making business travel better can protect Kenya from the more fickle whims of consumer travel trends.

4 years ago

Kenya’s GDP Is Suffering, and Tourism’s Drop Is to Blame

Kenya’s GDP Is Suffering, and Tourism’s Drop Is to Blame

Hellen Nyambura Mwaura, Bloomberg

Kenya has done little to reassure visitors that it's dealing with the challenges that it's faced over the past 18 months.

4 years ago

Kenya Is Increasing Spending on Security to Encourage Tourism

Kenya Is Increasing Spending on Security to Encourage Tourism

David Malingha Doya, Bloomberg

Kenya needs to spend money and efforts making more Kenyans feel more invested in tourism's success as well.

4 years ago

Attacks at Kenyan University Lead to Tourism and Currency Woes

Attacks at Kenyan University Lead to Tourism and Currency Woes

Eric Ombok, Bloomberg

There's a high level of good will aimed at Kenya, but it will not translate to visits until the country shows it has a handle on safety issues.

5 years ago

Kenya’s Tourism Slump Is Dragging Down Its Economy

Kenya’s Tourism Slump Is Dragging Down Its Economy

Sarah McGregor, Bloomberg

Kenya's inability to deal with the militants head on, while also trying to maintain a happy face to the outside world, has proven to be a failure.

5 years ago

Kenya’s Government Is Banking on a Tourism Rebound

Kenya’s Government Is Banking on a Tourism Rebound

David Malingha Doya, Bloomberg

A fire at the international airport, a terrorist attack on a mall, and ongoing skirmishes along the coast don't make for a strong year of tourism.

5 years ago

African Tourism Continues to Slide on Ebola Fears, Despite Geographic Realities

African Tourism Continues to Slide on Ebola Fears, Despite Geographic Realities

Rodney Muhumuza, Associated Press

It's unfortunate that health concerns in one corner of a very large continent are causing ripple effects thousands of miles away.

5 years ago

UK Issues Travel Warning for Kenya Tourist Area

UK Issues Travel Warning for Kenya Tourist Area

Zoe Flood, Daily Telegraph

Richard Branson argues that travel warnings can be overblown, which is true. But, travelers can still make up their own minds, trying to balance the warnings and press reports with other intelligence from the country.

5 years ago

Kenya Responds to Mass Shooting by Telling Foreign Tourists They Will Be Safe

Kenya Responds to Mass Shooting by Telling Foreign Tourists They Will Be Safe

The Daily Telegraph

Kenya has had a terrible year for tourism, and it's not going to get any easier as long as random attacks continue.

5 years ago

These Helicopter Safaris Take Luxury Travelers on $145K Airborne Tours

These Helicopter Safaris Take Luxury Travelers on $145K Airborne Tours

Susan Hack, Bloomberg

Throughout the global recession, there remained a market and steep competition for the world's ultra-rich travelers that are ready to spend hundreds of thousands on the most exclusive experiences available worldwide. This is one of the best examples of those operations.

5 years ago