Wildlife Census 2024: Recounting Kenya’s Untamed Treasures

As the first rays of dawn break over the vast Maasai Mara on June 19th, an unprecedented and monumental task will commence—the 2024 Kenyan National Wildlife Census.

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No More Game Drives in Private Vehicles in the Mara

As of June 2024, private vehicles will no longer be allowed for game drives within the park. This means that visitors must book guided safari tours or use authorised tourist vehicles, such as safari trucks, land cruisers, and vans.

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UN Tourism’s Self-Assessment Tool Will Assist Rural Destinations

The UNWTO has created STAR, a self-assessment tool explicitly designed to assist rural destinations maximise their tourism potential.

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Treetops Hotel: A Nyeri Icon Rises Again

Treetops Hotel, with a history as captivating as the wildlife it overlooks, is preparing to reopen its doors this May under Keith Rigathi.

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How to Stay Safe When Cyclone Hidaya Hits Kenya

Planning a dream safari or a relaxing beach escape in Kenya? Cyclone Hidaya is coming and here is all the information you need to travel safe.

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Talek River Bursts it Banks, Mara an Evacuation Zone

The river unleashed a torrent of water that led to extensive flooding, wreaking havoc on tourist lodges, camps, infrastructure, and the delicate surrounding ecosystem.

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Domestic Tourism Office Opens in Voi to Promote Hidden Gems

To promote the country’s lesser-known destinations, the Kenya Domestic Tourism Office will be launched in Voi this May.

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Counties May Soon Tax Your Short-term Rental

After the Tourism Regulatory Authority released its tax schedule for various tourism businesses, counties are now releasing their own.

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Kenyan Tourism Roars Back, Beating Pre-Pandemic Numbers

The Kenyan tourism industry has bounced back significantly, exceeding pre-pandemic revenue in 2023, the tourism ministry says.

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