Entries by ecotourismkenya

Travelife and Ecotourism Kenya sign new collaboration

Travelife for Accommodation and Ecotourism Kenya announce collaboration on accommodation sustainability certification Travelife for Accommodation, an international accommodation sustainability certification scheme, and Ecotourism Kenya, a regional sustainability label, have signed an agreement to collaborate on certification for accommodation providers in Kenya. This collaboration will enable Kenyan properties to achieve both the Ecotourism Kenya label and […]

ART VIS-A-VIS ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY

My pieces incorporate unusual materials, like assorted paints, thread, ribbons, tape, tissue paper, beads, and tinsel to redesign waste wine bottles into useful decorative pieces and also flower vases. It is always assumed that for one to practice art as a hobby, they should have discovered it at a tender age. On the contrary, art […]

The 14th Edition of Eco Warrior Award

  Ecotourism Kenya together with her partners’ hosted the14th Edition of the Eco Warrior Award Ceremony & Gala Night on the theme – ‘Tourism Jobs and the Green Economy: A Better Future for All’ on Thursday 26th September 2019 at the Nairobi Serena Hotel. The theme had been drawn from UNWTO’S 2019 theme, it is […]

Participation in the World Environment Day 2019

National Steering Committee in session at the Nairobi City County Government Boardroom Ecotourism Kenya has been partnering with National Environment Management Authority(NEMA) at various levels over the years. We had the opportunity to participate in the preparatory stage of this years’ World Environment Day which was a great success. Ecotourism Kenya is a member of […]

AQUAVITA PARTNERS WITH ECOTOURISM KENYA FOR 2019 ECO-WARRIOR AWARD

  AquaVita has partnered with Ecotourism Kenya for this year’s Eco-warrior awards by being the sole provider of plastic-free water solutions. The awards which seek to recognize organizations, businesses, and individuals that are promoting green jobs and the green economy will be held on 26th September at the Nairobi Serena Hotel. The partnership is aimed at […]

The Era of Young Sustainable Tourism Ambassadors!

  In the spirit of realizing the role of youths in promoting sustainability in tourism, the Standards and Best Practice Program of Ecotourism Kenya trained six students on the Travelife Certification for 2 days (13th and 14th May 2019). The selection and recruitment was done in collaboration with the Leadership and Mentorship Program of Ecotourism […]

STAKEHOLDERS’ WORKSHOP!

Discussion on the Developed Policy Position Paper for the Review of Homestays Licensing Requirements in Kenya Following extensive stakeholder engagements in November last year, Ecotourism Kenya and Kenya Community Based Tourism Network (KECOBAT) have organized a workshop to discuss the recommendations expressed by homestay operators during the regional consultative forums and wrap up the discussions. […]