CS Balala’s Piece on Travel Advisories

TOURISM CS NAJIB BALALA JOINS WORLD TOURISM MINISTERS IN CALLING FOR AN END TO INACCURATE TRAVEL ADVISORIES

Tourism Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala has warned that irresponsible issuance of travel advisories by Western countries will continue to harm tourism and by large economies of developing countries especially in Africa. Balala has also condemned the quick and negative publicity given to countries affected by calamities.

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Kenya Announces Massive Tourism Incentives For World Travellers

KENYA ANNOUNCES MASSIVE TOURISM INCENTIVES FOR WORLD TRAVELLERS.
Mombasa, 12 January 2016, Speaking at the opening of Kenya’s first luxury yachting marina (English Point Marina) in Mombasa, H.E. President Uhuru Kenyatta unveiled an unprecedented tourism incentive package to attract world travelers back to Kenya.
➢  Visa fees for children under 16 will be scrapped indefinitely from 1st Feb 2016. Read more

30 million SMS campaign

Press Release
13/01/2016
30 million SMS campaign
The Ministry of Tourism has launched a Kshs 30 million SMS campaign to woo in domestic travelers as part of its recovery strategy.
At the same time, the government will soon be unveiling a collaborative strategy on tourism promotion with the county governments to enhance tourism product diversity in the country. Read more