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RESPONSIBLE TRAVEL DURING THE FESTIVE SEASON

The festive season is already taking up space in our minds! Together with travel which is synonymous with festive season. Travel to most of us is a once in a lifetime opportunity to experience something different, leaving us with great memories. However, it has significant impacts on the environment from activities we undertake, and therefore […]

KENYA’S FIRST FULLY POWERED SOLAR HOTEL LANDMARKS A RECORD FOR EAST AFRICAN TOURISM INDUSTRY.

A major sustainable milestone for Kenya’s tourism industry has recently been broken, putting Serena Hotels at the forefront of Kenya’s most sought-after lodges and resorts that offer an eco-experience with the aid of solar PV. Not one, but four solar PV projects have been deployed for the Serena Hotels’ Lodges, key players which brought the […]

TWIGA TOURS BECOMES THE FIRST TOUR OPERATOR IN EAST AFRICA TO ATTAIN TOURISM SUSTAINABILITY CERTIFICATION STATUS

Nairobi, November 16, 2018. The Travelife Certified award was received today by Twiga Car Hire & Tours. The award recognizes the long-term efforts and frontrunner position of Twiga Tours regarding sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility. Twiga Car Hire & Tours complies with more than 200 criteria, related to an operator’s office management, product range, international […]

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2019 ECOTOURISM KENYA LEADERSHIP AND MENTORSHIP PROGRAM

  Are you a student in your 3rd or 4th year looking for an attachment opportunity within the Tourism Industry?  If so, consider applying for the student attachment program at Ecotourism Kenya. The Leadership and Mentorship Program invites students from Kenya Universities to undertake the 3-day training from 15th -17th January 2019. After the training, […]

NEWS FROM ECOTOURISM KENYA

  INDUSTRY NEWS Global Mice Summit and Expo Ecotourism Kenya in partnership with Zuri Events is excited to host the 2018 Global Mice Summit and Expo. The event seeks to promote sustainability trends in MICE Tourism and will bring together various stakeholders within the larger industry. These stakeholders include; destination management companies (DMCs), government representatives, […]

THE GLOBAL MICE SUMMIT

The Global MICE Summit Committee in partnership with Ecotourism Kenya is pleased to invite members of Ecotourism Kenya to join us in hosting the inaugural Global MICE Summit by participating as delegates, exhibitors and strategic partners. This two-day conference seeks to bring together participants from the Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions (M.I.C.E) sub sector of […]

Call for Proposal – The UNWTO/NEPAD Tourism Tech Adventure: African Tourism Startups

  Dear Startups, The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), jointly with The New Partnership for Africa´s Development (NEPAD), is pleased to announce the UNWTO/NEPAD Tourism Tech Adventure: African Tourism Startups, an initiative dedicated to supporting the African startups that will lead the transformation of the tourism sector. The initiative will take place from 23 to 25 […]