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Innovation To Pave Way for Giraffe Conservation

July 14th, 2017

Over many years scientists have always been curious about the activities of the giraffe in their natural environment. They have been asking many questions like: How far do the animals move? Where do the animals regularly go? What type of habitat do they depend on in different seasons? What are the biggest threats to their survival? […]

Why I Love Kenya

July 06th, 2017

Rise in Elephant Population Lifts Tourism Recovery Bid

July 03rd, 2017

East African efforts against poaching are clearly paying off. In the recent aerial census in the Maasai Mara and Tsavo parks it was found that the elephant population had significantly grown since three years ago. Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) said the two parks had 15,360 elephants in the period between February and May, up from […]

A New View To Coastal Tourism

July 03rd, 2017

Coastal tourism has faced various challenges in the past such as terror attacks reducing confidence of the public in security of the region and also ease of access to the region filtered a select few. With only road and air travel being reliable transport services to the coastal region from the capital city, Nairobi, both foreign […]

Tanzania and Israel Tourist Boards On Joint Drive

June 28th, 2017

The tourism boards of Tanzania and Israel have decided to partner in their marketing efforts so as to increase tourism from each of the countries. This win-win deal will see big crowds vising Israel from Tanzania for the religious historical sights and in turn similar crowds heading to Tanzania from Israel for wildlife safaris. In […]

Growth Expected In The Kenyan Tourism Sector

June 28th, 2017

According to a report by the WTTC, the Kenyan tourism sector’s growth is noted to be growing at a steady rate of 5.9 percent and is anticipated to maintain a growth of 6 percent annually for the coming 10 years. This growth is among the highest among other economic sectors in the country. The effect […]

First Wildebeests Have Been Sighted

June 13th, 2017

The first of as many as two million migrating wildebeest and zebras have reached the Masai Mara earlier this week, when thousands were reportedly crossing over from the Tanzanian Serengeti National Park in search of fresh pasture. The annual spectacle has arrived early as has been the trend in recent years and when in full […]


June 08th, 2017

Tanzania National Parks (TANAPA) have gazetted new flat concession fees for all permanent facilities located inside the National Parks, to be applicable from 1st July 2017.  Click here to find the new regulation from TANAPA.   Concession fees are a fee/rent paid to TANAPA by hoteliers maintaining Lodges and permanent camps within the National Parks […]

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The Price of Gorilla Trekking Permits Double

May 08th, 2017

The Rwanda Development Board today announced an increase in the price of Gorilla Permits from US$ 750 to US $1,500 for all visitors effective immediately. A new exclusive package for tourists who wish to book an entire family of gorillas was also introduced at US$ 15,000, and will receive exclusive personalized tour guide services. The […]

Hemingways Watamu Re – Opening

May 02nd, 2017

Hemingways Watamu is scheduled to re-open in October 2017.    This project was launched last year in April to significantly improve and revive this iconic hotel on the Kenyan coast and bring it up to the 5* standard of the other world renowned Hemingways Collection properties – Hemingways Nairobi and Ol Seki Hemingways Mara. The new […]