Nairobi City

Kenya tops as global travel destination at industry fete

Kenya continues to glue herself as the global safari destination champion after scooping the prestigious 2019 World leading safari destination during the World Travel Awards (WTA) held in Muscat, Oman. In the Africa category, Kenya won Africa’s leading destination award as well as the leading destination management company while Nairobi was voted Africa’s leading business travel destination. Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) was voted Africa’s leading tourist board while Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC) was voted Africa’s leading meeting conference destination. Diani won Africa’s leading beach destination as shown in picture below while Kenya Airways received the Africa leading Business and Economy class airline award.

Diani Beach

Kenya has revealed it will host the 27th edition of 2020 Africa and Indian Ocean World Travel Awards (WTA) on October 3, 2020.

The date announcement was made by the Chief Administrative Officer, Ministry of Tourism Mr. Joseph Boinnet while accompanied by Ms Nana Gecaga, Chief Executive Officer of KICC during the 26th edition of the grand final WTA gala ceremony held in Oman. The ceremony will be held at the iconic KICC and will attract hundreds of leading travel and tourism companies, travel and tourism leading figureheads and decision makers in the region.

A new Hotel called “The Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence will be opening in Nairobi by Radisson Blu, who owns a chain of the Radisson Blu Hotels. Overlooking the Arboretum park and adjacent to the State House within the famous Kilimani district of the city. The hotel boasts an excellent location surrounded by lush vegetation. Just ten minutes from the city center, its markets and museums, and half an hour from the airport. Enjoy your stay at this lavish hotel, perfectly placed for getting around, and the ideal base for day trips and safaris around Kenya.