Strategic infrastructure is what East African tourism needs to thrive | The New Times

For the last few days, I have been a guest of the wonderful people at Kenya Tourism Board. As a regional travel writer, I have been accorded the opportunity to work with different tourism boards in the region and I must say this has opened my eyes to the vast potential of the tourism sector in this region as well the challenges it faces.

Every now and then I pick lessons that I enjoy sharing with my readers with the hope that they are picked up by the concerned people; be it policy makers or the common mwananchi. During the various familiarization trips that I get to be part of, I don’t just look at the tourism products on offer but the numerous linkages around the sector that all need to be worked on for things to work smoothly.

As Kenya prepared for its annual Magical Kenya Tourism Expo, a…

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