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Kenyan Tourist at Vegas

The city of Las Vegas economy is driven by tourists who come to the casinos and conventions held in this city. The two largest hotels in rooms in the Worlds, The Venetian- Palazzore with 7117 rooms and the MGM Grand hotel with 6852 rooms are both located in Las Vegas. Further Vegas has close to 30 hotels with more than 1,000 rooms.
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Politicians & Political Rallies Killing Tourism

Mishale writes, “I wish our politicians can read this article. Why should they ruin tourism which has always been a major foreign cash earner for the country? I am always perturbed to see our members of parliament, senators and other political parties leaders continuously holding political rallies in various parts of the country as if we are about to hold another general election. It is in those rallies where they use coded messages which eventually lead to conflict among communities. In developed democracies politicians engage each other in parliament, and if necessary call press conferences to raise issues which they feel are of concern to the public. In such democracies holding of political rallies just for the sake of it would appear primitive and a waste of time.”...
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President Uhuru Kenyatta Speech on Tourism as he Opened Kaskazi Beach Hotel

“I use the phrase “our place” deliberately because I want to assure investors and industry stakeholders that my Government will waste no effort nor spare any expense to create the best environment possible for your success,” said as he opened Kaskazi Beach Hotel. Adding, “To all tourists, we continue to work to ensure that your stay at these facilities is comfortable and competitively priced. But much more important, I want to reassure you that your safety as a visitor is not negotiable.”...
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Tourism Cabinet Secretary Phyllis Kandie & Loise Ngugi of Star Tours and Travel

Loise Ngugi owner of Star Tours and Travel is one of the leading Kenyans business persons in the development of new markets for tourism to Kenya. Having set operations in Florida and Georgia State, Loise promotes Kenya every day as she looks for new markets. ...
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The Wild Beasts Migration, “A Wonder of the World.” Talk with JamboNexus Tour & Travel

Why millions of wild animals migrate every year from Serengeti National park to Maasai Mara and known which direction to follow is today the “Seven New Wonders of the World”. Over 2 million animals every year migrate from the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania to the Maasai Mara National Reserve in Kenya July through October. A talk with Carol of Jambo Nexus Tour Company in Kenya gives some insight on how one can be part of this migration....
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Machakos People's Park to Make Machakos the Tourist Hub of Kenya

The Emirate of Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates has high temperatures that get to nearly scorching 50 degrees centigrade for most of the year. Despite its weather, last year, Dubai recorded visitation of about 100 million tourists earning the region over 4.5 billion US$ (Kshs. 396 billion). In Kenya, last year, we recorded 1.8 million visitors only. This is despite our varied beautiful land and amazing animals that are second to none....
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Tourism Activities Continues in Kenya Despite Terror Attack

The Statement by Cabinet Secretary EAC Affairs, Commerce and Tourism, Mrs. Phyllis Kandie following the attack on Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya on Saturday 21/09/2013, leading to loss of 62 lives and over 150 people injured said that ‘We wish to assure tourists that Kenya is peaceful and our security agencies are doing everything possible to ensure that everyone is safe. Visitors are thus welcome to visit all our tourist facilities across the country which is operating normally. Tour operators and travel agents have confirmed that tourism activities continue uninterrupted. The government has also scaled up security in other social places across the country. Consequently we are extending a hand of welcome to all those arriving from tomorrow to Kenya to attend two critical conferences namely; Africa Hotel and Investment Forum and the Eco tourism and Sustainable Tourism Conference taking place in Nairobi ahead of other upcoming international events to be hosted in the country.’...
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Kenya First Lady launches "Hands off our Elephants" campaign

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta launched an anti-poaching campaign dubbed “Hands off our Elephants” whose main objective is to educate Kenyans and the world on the need to conserve the elephant for posterity. She also launched the Kenya premier screening of a documentary “Battle for the Elephants”, a new film which exposes the brutal ivory trade and its effect on Africa and Kenya’s elephant populations. ...
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Conservationists Red Alert as Elephants Poaching Intensifies

Conservationists in Kenya have issued a warning on elephants being wiped out in the next 10 years unless measures are undertaken to stem out this crisis. Led by WildlifeDirect, a world life conservation charity organization, they now want the Government to declare it a national disaster....
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Phyllis Kandie nominated Cabinet Secretary, E.A Affairs, Commerce & Tourism

“We will look to expand tourism to 3 million visitors,” President Uhuru Kenyatta has expressed. Mrs. Phyllis Kandie will be charged with this responsibility. Using the common saying “A picture is one thousand words,” one can say some of this words, “Mrs Kandie appears as someone who can grow Kenya tourism and especially the international market.” Her expanded duties include: East African Affairs and Commerce. If she is able to build her ministry to serve the private sector then she will be creating so many jobs. It is said that one international tourist one day visit is equivalent to a barrel of Oil produced in economic terms for at a minimum the tourist spends $100. 3 million visitors averaging 5 days visits is 15 million new visits or a $1.5 billion new tourism sector. ...
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