MORE DOMESTIC & REGIONAL TOURISM COULD SAVE THE HOSPITALITY SECTOR

Travelling will turn you into a storyteller. Santina Nyagah In May when the iconic Norfolk Hotel in Nairobi closed,I wrote an article that is now available on LinkedIn on how the Kenyan hotel industry could rethink their operations post pandemic. At the moment the Cabinet Secretary incharge of the Tourism sector Najib Balala estimates theContinue reading “MORE DOMESTIC & REGIONAL TOURISM COULD SAVE THE HOSPITALITY SECTOR”

DOMESTIC TOURISM MARKET IN KENYA

July of this year marked my one year anniversary since i started marketing my domestic tourism business. A lot of it has been trial and error since i didn’t have much of a grasp of the industry except what I had read and seen from the media. So excited was I ,having grown up with a dad  who had beenContinue reading “DOMESTIC TOURISM MARKET IN KENYA”

NAKURU:Reaching for the Stars

I have watched Nakuru town grow from the dusty little town it was seven years ago,where shops closed by 7.30 pm to the bustling town it is right now,labelled among the fastest growing town in Africa.Then people hardly ever came to Nakuru except if it was to watch the Nakuru sevens tournaments or visit theContinue reading “NAKURU:Reaching for the Stars”

SAVING THE MAASAI MARA

Every year  the great migration in the Maasai Mara leads almost two million animals to cross the swelling Mara river in search of food and water.The majority of these are gnus but we also have zebras,impalas,gazelles,elephants and giraffes.You can read more about this seventh wonder of the world here,here and here. Scientists and environmentalists haveContinue reading “SAVING THE MAASAI MARA”

BRITISH ROYAL FAMILY AND THEIR LOVE AFFAIR WITH KENYA

Kenya needs to claim bragging rights for playing a very central role in the British Royal family. In 1952 when Queen Elizabeth then a young bride was on honeymoon she was hurriedly called home to ascend to the throne after the death of her father King George VI.She was then staying at the Tree topsContinue reading “BRITISH ROYAL FAMILY AND THEIR LOVE AFFAIR WITH KENYA”

DOMESTIC TOURISM-Way Forward…

Just yesterday i was listening to prime time news and heard Honorable Najib Balala(Minister for Tourism) saying that by the end of the year the country would hit 100 billion mark from revenue generated from tourism.The same news item was commenting on the reduced tourist traffic at the coast due to the deplorable conditions ofContinue reading “DOMESTIC TOURISM-Way Forward…”