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TEE OFF IN KENYA (12/03/2007)
For the traveling Golfer teeing off in one of Kenya’s many world class golf courses makes for a perfect break from a safari. Kenya’s weather is ideal for golf all year round making it one of the world’s top golfing destinations.

EAST AFRICAN SAFARI CLASSIC (11/23/2007)
Sixty local and international Rally drivers will take part in this years East African Safari Classic. This epic safari dubbed ‘the world’s greatest rally’ starts from Mombasa on the Kenyan coast on 25th November and covers approximately 4,300 Kms.

KENYA RECOGNIZED AT THE WORLD TRAVEL MARKET 2007, LONDON (11/14/2007)
Kenya’s participation at the World Travel Market London, the world’s largest travel fair, received a major boost when Kenya Tourist Board was awarded the World Travel Market 2007 "Best Stand Personnel Award" by Reeds Exhibition.

WIN!! AN ALL-INCLUSIVE DIVING HOLIDAY TO KENYA (09/18/2007)
Dive Worldwide and Sport Diver have, in association with Kenya Airways, Kenya Tourist Board and the Turtle Bay Beach Club, put together a fantastic competition worth up to £3,000.

KENYA LEADS THE WAY IN ECO-TOURISM (09/17/2007)
Kenya is one of the global leaders in community-based ecotourism, working with the many local tribes to develop innovative ways to protect the environment and local culture. A leader in innovative eco-lodges, Kenya has won many international eco-lodge awards. Il N’gwesi and Tortillis Camp both won t...


A HAVEN OF WILDLIFE AT THE FOOT OF MOUNT KENYA (07/02/2007)
Situated on the Equator and with a stunning backdrop of the majestic Mount Kenya is the Ol Pejeta Conservancy. The 90,000 acre wildlife Conservancy boasts of an astounding variety of animals.

ENJOY THE BEST IN AFRICAN CUISINE WHILE IN KENYA (04/12/2007)
Restaurants in Kenya are increasingly becoming popular with tourists visiting the country. Blanco’s Lounge and Grill, a recent addition to the restaurant scene in Nairobi, attests to this by providing a perfect blend of the best in Kenyan hospitality, excellent wine and great food.

KENYA’S FIRST GOLD AND SILVER ECO-RATING WINNERS (04/03/2007)
Eco tourism Kenya announced and awarded the first tourist accommodation facilities to achieve Gold and Silver Eco-rating in the Eco-rating Scheme, a voluntary initiative by the Kenyan tourism industry, that is designed to further the goals of sustainable tourism.

KENYA HOSTS WORLD CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS (03/25/2007)
Kenya’s historic port city of Mombasa successfully hosted the 35th Edition of the IAAF World Cross Country Championships on 24th March, 2007. 64 countries participated in the event staged at the Mombasa Golf Club.

KITESURFING AT NYALI BEACH (02/10/2007)
Sports tourism is fast becoming a key product for Kenya. With her record-breaking long distance runners, the world renowned Safari Rally, Tusker Safari Sevens and Kenya Open. Kenya can now add a sport that is growing in popularity and commands a following of between 150,000 to 200,000 people worldwide, Kitesurfing...

NAIROBI GOES CRICKET CRAZY (01/22/2007)
At the 2003 Cricket World Cup, Kenya shocked the cricketing world by defeating three Test-playing nations on their way to the semi-finals of the tournament. Though they did not win the World cup, they did capture a number of hearts around the world and the players returned home as heroes.

RETURN OF THE WILD DOGS (12/13/2006)
There has been a sighting of one of Africa’s most endangered predators, the African Wild Dog, in Kenya’s Maasai Mara Reserve. Spotted and photographed by a guide from Saruni Lodge, this pack of three dogs confirms the return of the elusive “painted wolf” to an area where they were believed to have completely vanished…

SEVENTH WONDER OF THE WORLD!! (11/22/2006)
Kenya's Maasai Mara Reserve has been named one of the new Seventh Wonders of the World in a poll of experts conducted by ABC Television's Good Morning America. The incredible annual migration of over a million Wildebeeste from the Serengeti plains to the Mara has been described as being one of the most awe inspiring sights on earth, and a broadcast on US morning television took this spectacle into millions of American homes...

OL MALO WINS RESPONSIBLE TOURISM AWARDS (11/20/2006)
Ol Malo Eco-Lodge, located in Kenya’s rugged Northern Frontier, has been named joint overall winner of the First Choice Responsible Tourism Awards, held at the World Travel Market on November 8th, 2006. The lodge received this honor for its commitment to working with the local community to reduce poverty and provide specialized health care…

HAZINA EXHIBITION EXTENDED (11/17/2006)
Kenya’s National Museum in Nairobi is world famous for its ethno-botanical collections, tribal artifacts and human fossils. The Museum has now temporarily closed for a major upgrade, reopening in July 2007. In the meantime, they have recently extended the run of Hazina, a unique collection of East African treasures on display in downtown Nairobi.....

KENYA CANOE CHAMPIONSHIPS (11/09/2006)
Kenya is a great destination for water sports, for either leisure and competition. This week sees the first East and Central Africa Rowing and Canoeing Championships being held at the Masinga Dam and on the waters of the Tana River on the Kenyan Coast...

KENYA AIRWAYS BEGINS PARIS FLIGHTS (10/26/2006)
Kenya Airways has now commenced flights between Nairobi and Paris. There are three direct flights between the two cities, providing even more air access to Kenya for travellers from Europe.

AN "UNBOWED" LIFE (09/19/2006)
Anyone with an interest in Kenya, or a love for the natural world, should buy the newly released autobiography of Nobel Laureate Wangari Maathai "UnBowed", which is released on October 3rd…

FAIRMONT UPGRADES KENYA PORTFOLIO (09/07/2006)
Four of Kenya’s best known hotels and lodges- The Norfolk, Mount Kenya Safari Club, The Ark and The Mara Safari Club are undergoing a major transformation to join the luxury portfolio of Fairmont Hotels and Resorts....

OBAMA'S KENYAN HOMECOMING (08/29/2006)
Popular Democratic US Senator Barack Obama has made a return visit to Kenya, the homeland of his late father. During his stay, Obama found time to visit his father’s village, plant a tree with Kenyan Nobel Laureate Wangari Mathaai and described the experience of traveling in Kenya as “magical”…

NEW PLAN FOR WATER SPORTS  (08/05/2006)
Water Sports Tourism in Kenya has received a major boost with a new initiative to develop more canoeing and kayaking operations along the coastline. The project will focus on two areas: Tudor Creek at Mombasa and the Masinga Dam, in the Tana River basin

EXTRA SWISS FLIGHTS TO KENYA (07/20/2006)
Swiss International Air Lines have added additional flights to Nairobi, which means there is now even greater air access from Europe to Kenya. From December 2nd there will be five flights weekly from Zurich to Nairobi..

THE MIGRATION BEGINS.... (07/07/2006)
Reports from Southern Kenya confirm that the annual migration of the wildebeest has begun, bringing nature’s greatest spectacle to the Maasai Mara once again. The next three months are the best time to witness this incredible event firsthand, so get planning now..

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