Kenya declared safe for travel by the World Travel & Tourism Council

Kenya has been awarded the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), Safe Travel Stamp after adopting the global health and hygiene protocols dubbed ‘Safe Travels.  Speaking when he unveiled the Magical Kenya Travel & Tourism Health and Safety Guidelines and Protocols, Tourism cabinet secretary Najib Balala said the recognition was timely as the country prepares […]

Tourism CS reduces Kenya Wildlife Service park entry fees

The Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Tourism & Wildlife, Najib Balala, has reduced entry fees to all Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) game parks and reserves. This will apply for all categories of tourists (local, residents and international) effective July 1, 2020 for one year. At the same time KWS has given a one-year moratorium to lodge […]

Coast Tourism players laud Qatar Airways new Mombasa flights

Players in the multi-billion shilling tourism industry at the Kenyan Coast have saluted global carrier, Qatar Airways for starting direct flights to Mombasa from its Doha hub. Kenya Association of Hotelkeepers and Caterers (Kahc) Coast branch Executive Officer, Mr Sam Ikwaye said that move by Qatar Airways to choose Mombasa as its second destination in […]

TUI Fly lands in Mombasa as Balala reveals how much Kenya gets from foreign tourists – PHOTOS

Dreamliner Charter Flight by TUI Fly from the Netherlands arrived on Wednesday morning with 120 tourists on board. [Source/Dpt of Trade – Msa] Kenya’s tourism sector has received a major boost after a Dreamliner Charter Flight by TUI Fly from the Netherlands arrived on Wednesday morning with 120 tourists on board. While receiving the visitors […]

Over 250 tourists land in Mombasa from Poland

– A Polish airline has started making two weekly flights to Mombasa – It is expected to bring at least 500 visitor every month at the coast – The sector envisions growing its numbers as a result of political calm in Kenya The tourism sector in expected to register more revenue in 2018 compared to […]

Severin Sea Lodge: Home to international Airline crew

Mombasa based Severin Sea Lodge is the official hotel for international airline crew from Europe flying into the Port City. Severin Sea Lodge Front Office Manager, Mr Walter Mureithi said that they are delighted at the opportunity to be hosting crew of airlines that bring in tourists to the Kenyan Coast. ” It is a big […]

Direct New York flights, political stability boon to tourism sector

The inaugural direct flight between Kenya and the United States is 10 days away, but the vibe around it has warmed US travellers who, according to the New York Times, have made Kenya a hot-ticket destination rivalling Mexico, Italy and Europe, generally. The paper, quoting travel agents, said bookings for December to Kenya were up by about […]


Mombasa county government has partnered with a private investor to launch a luxury, double-decker bus for sightseeing. The bus has been bought by Mombasa Sightseeing Limited which has a sister company offering educational and historical tours in Kampala. The firm’s business development manager Reuben King’ori said charges will start from Sh3,000. The bus will be […]