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Marsabit – Lake Turkana Cultural Festival 2019

The 11th edition of Lake Turkana Cultural Festival is scheduled to take place on 5th to 7th December, 2019, in Loiyangalani. Marsabit County CEC for Tourism through a facebook post early June had postponed the event due to the then prevailing drought conditions. That was the second time the festivalRead More

Mwaluganje Elephant Sanctuary

43 Kilometers south of Mombasa, In the Shimba Hills Forest lies Mwaluganje Elephant Sanctuary. It covers approximately 36 sq km. Managed by Kwale County. Initially, it was just a farm frequented by elephants, that caused massive crop destruction. The council decided to turn it into a  sanctuary in 1993. ItsRead More

Logistics Challenges Facing Ecommerce in Africa

According to Euromonitor, the world’s fastest growing economies by 2030 will be in Africa. This consequently makes the continent the next big e-commerce market. And as this positive narrative continues to place Africa as a top investment destination, the need for advanced logistics systems has become inevitable. The growth ofRead More

The Potential of Proper Tourism Infrastructure for Destinations’ Growth

Kenya is set to become one of the top five fastest-growing economies in Sub-Saharan Africa, with a projected rebound in GDP growth to 6% in 2018 and 7% by 2019 according to a Jumia hospitality report. Although the country’s economic performance declined to 4.9% in 2017 from 5.8% in 2016,Read More

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Google Street View to Heavily Impact Kenya’s Tourism Sector

Technology! A constant component that progressively weathers challenges of ecommerce evolution in every industry. Tourism is no exception and especially in Kenya, as stakeholders continually come up with innovative ideas and techniques meant to diversify tourism products. Google is the latest entry into boosting the sector, with the launch ofRead More