EXCITING YOUTH ATTACHMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN THE TOURISM INDUSTRY MAY 2018

Are you a student looking for an attachment opportunity within the tourism sphere?  If so, consider applying for the student attachment program at Ecotourism Kenya. The program is tailor made for current university students, to undertake…

Ol Pejeta – Ecowarrior of SDG 8 & overall 2017 winner

Ol Pejeta, the largest black rhino sanctuary in East Africa is this year’s overall winner of the annual Ecowarrior Award. The 90,000-acre private wildlife conservancy – is situated on the equator, in Kenya's Laikipia District, between the…

ANNOUNCING THE 2017 ECO WARRIOR AWARD WINNERS

Kenya celebrated the 2017 UNWTO World Tourism Day on 27th September 2017 by showcasing the innovative leaders in sustainable tourism that were recognized in an Eco Warrior Award Gala dinner theme Magical Night Experience.   The dinner was…

ECOTOURISM KENYA ANNOUNCES THE 2017 ECOWARRIOR AWARD LONG LIST OF NOMINEES

By Grace Nderitu Nairobi, Kenya: Ecotourism Kenya has released the long list of nominees who will be contesting for the Eco Warrior Awards in 2017. This year, the Eco-Warrior Award has been altered to be in sync with the 2017 UNWTO Year of…

Understanding Ecotourism

According to The International Ecotourism Society, ecotourism is, ‘Responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and improves the well-being of local people’ (TIES, 1990). Ecotourism Australia defines the term as…