The Annual Kenya Tourism Awards Launches
Call it Kenya’s Tourism Industry embracing best practices, now that Tourism is a major role player in the country’s Vision 2030. It’s the second year and the Kenya Tourism Awards are back!!! According to KTF (Kenya Tourism Federation), ‘Kenya Tourism Awards is one key strategy that will spur sector growth through improved standards and sustainable practices, as well as a marketing opportunity for the sector that will support increased appeal, arrivals and tourism earnings.’
The theme for this year’s awards is ‘Sustain, Diversify, Celebrate Tourism’
This year has seen strong entries by major players not only in the tourism industry but also from the media.
KTF had earlier stated that Judging for the Awards was done by an independent audit firm and included site visits to verify nomination information and how nominees met the award criteria.’ Judging took place in the month of May. The Award has 9 categories with media awards included.
Awards (KETA 2012) will culminate in a gala to be held on Friday 22nd June from 6pm at the Carnivore Nairobi with tourism stakeholders, prominent Kenyan personalities, the media and members of the public in attendance. The guest of honor will be the Minister for Tourism, Hon. Danson Mwazo.
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