Tag: travel agents

 

The State and Potential of the Aviation Sector in Kenya

The aviation sector plays a critical role in the development of Kenya’s economy, which according to IATA, contributed 5.1% to the GDP (approximately Sh330 billion / $3.2 billion) in 2017. This is besides supporting about 620,000 jobs in various related sectors including tourism. In the recent Hospitality Report 2018, JumiaRead More

Travel Like a Pro: How to create a personalized experience

Mass marketing is nothing new in the travel industry, and travel agents are known to design and sell “packages” heavily dependent on group rates, unfortunately taking up bare minimal in terms of individual preferences. More than not, this will lead to differences arising in the course of the itinerary forRead More

Six Aspects of Accessible And Friendly Hotels

This year, we celebrated the World Tourism Day (marked every 27th September) by pushing for inclusion and equality for travelers and tourists with special needs such as those with difficulties in mobility and visibility, children and senior citizens who may require special support and all other forms of physical andRead More

How to Earn While Traveling

There are people who have such an unrivaled passion for traveling and seeing the world that if you asked them to drop whatever they are doing and go to another country, they will do so with enthusiasm. These very people will traverse the globe, going where the tide leads themRead More

Five Positive Effects of the New Budget on Kenyan Tourism

Players in the tourism industry have a reason to smile, after the new budget statement recently read by the Cabinet Minister – Finance. Among other gains, the aggrieving VAT Bill imposed on vital tourism services and products may have seen its last days, and hopefully, it’ll now be possible toRead More