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News Somalia » Tourism: Kenya - Why tourists prefer Tanzania

News channel or source: http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/414/373/173748.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Our porous border with Somalia is also a concern for our visitors ... According to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism, there were 1,137,182 tourist arrivals in 2015, and the number rose to 1,284,279 in 2016, which translated into a 12.9% ...

News Somalia » Tourism: Tanzania is edging out Kenya in attracting tourists

News channel or source: http://www.businessinsider.com/tanzania-is-edging-out-kenya-in-attracting-tourists-2018-2
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

Kenya's Tourism and Wildlife Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala has voiced ... "The biggest challenge that we have as an industry is security. Our porous border with Somalia is also a concern for our visitors. However the situation is normalising.

News Somalia » Tourism: What Kenya has to show for sending troops into Somalia seven years ago

News channel or source: https://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2018/02/19/what-kenya-has-to-show-for-sending-troops-into-somalia-seven-years-ago_c1716870
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

The Somali connection Nevertheless ... Making the northeast safe A fourth explanation is Kenya’s desire to make the vast semi-arid north-east safe for tourism and foreign direct investment. Further south lies Lamu, the focal point of the country ...

News Somalia » Tourism: Subdued Al-Shabaab helps Kenya grow tourism numbers

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-02/08/c_136959956.htm
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

NAIROBI, Feb. 8 (Xinhua) -- Reduced attacks by the Somali militant group Al-Shabaab on the Kenyan soil helped the country grow tourism numbers by 9.8 percent in 2017, a senior government official said here on Thursday. Najib Balala, Cabinet Secretary for ...

News Somalia » Tourism: Kenya's tourism revenues jump 20 pct in 2017

News channel or source: https://af.reuters.com/article/topNews/idAFKBN1FS2BD-OZATP
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

Reduced attacks by the Somali militant group al-Shabaab has helped boost tourism. Visitor numbers and tourism earnings fell between 2012 and 2015 following a spate of attacks claimed by al-Shabaab. Balala said the sector is expected to improve further this ...

News Somalia » Tourism: The Most Difficult Countries in the World for Americans to Visit

News channel or source: https://www.cheatsheet.com/culture/the-most-difficult-countries-in-the-world-for-americans-to-visit.html/?a=viewall
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

Somalia isn’t a vacation destination for the faint of heart ... or one of those operator’s international partners. The country’s Tourism Council sets a minimum daily tariff required of all visitors. However, the fee does include accommodations ...

News Somalia » Tourism: Djibouti's Booming Nightlife Scene — Fueled by Foreign Militaries

News channel or source: http://www.ozy.com/fast-forward/djiboutis-booming-nightlife-scene-fueled-by-foreign-militaries/83447
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

Tourism is very important to us here ... Now, Qatar Airways, Turkish Airlines, Kenya Airways and regional airlines like Somali-owned Daallo Airlines have joined the club, and Ethiopian Airlines flies every day of the week. In addition, major hotel ...

News Somalia » Tourism: Kenyans suggest soldiers may have degraded Somali militants

News channel or source: http://www.coastweek.com/4106-Kenya-suggests-soldiers-may-have-degraded-Somali-militants.htm
Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Reduced attacks by the Somali militant group Al-Shabaab on the Kenyan soil helped the country grow tourism numbers by 9.8 percent in 2017, a senior government official said here on Thursday. Najib Balala, Cabinet Secretary for Tourism ...

News Somalia » Tourism: International conference discusses prospects of geo-tourism

News channel or source: http://saudigazette.com.sa/article/527894/SAUDI-ARABIA/International-conference-discusses-prospects-of-geo-tourism
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

It also aims to facilitate research in emerging fields, to build strong links between academia, industry and geo-archeological tourism. The conference ... Zone of the Indian Plate in the east, and the Somali Plate in the south. The conference saw ...

News Somalia » Tourism: East Africa: Kenya - Why Tourists Prefer Tanzania

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201802150697.html
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Our porous border with Somalia is also a concern for our visitors ... According to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism, there were 1,137,182 tourist arrivals in 2015, and the number rose to 1,284,279 in 2016, which translated into a 12.9 per ...