#WorldEnvironmentDay2018 TV Interview

Live on set at Y-254 TV Discussing Online Travel and Tourism in Kenya and Africa As we celebrate #WorldEnvironmentDay2018, I urge all travelers to do so responsibly, taking only memories and leaving only footprints. Catching up with the host after the interview. #HappyWorldEnvironmentDay2018!


Tourism’s leading role in creating more and better jobs

By Josephine Wawira Global unemployment is still on a high with over 190 million in 2018, according to the International Labor Organization (ILO). This alarming rate calls for all economic sectors to play their roles in job creation, providing sustainable employment. While the tourism sector currently generates only 10% of the world’s jobs, its potential... Continue Reading →

Kenyan Millennials Travel Trends

By Josephine Wawira The Kenyan domestic travel market is incessantly making a visible mark, contributing 59% of domestic spending according to Jumia Travel Kenya Hospitality Report 2017. A big percentage constituting the domestic travelers are the millennials. In its report “How Kenyan Millennials Travel”, Saffir - a travel destination marketing company - refers to this... Continue Reading →

E-Commerce penetration in Kenya ramping up travel

By Josephine Wawira Online buying and selling of goods and services, online transactions, high mobile penetration, fast connectivity, a digital savvy population and an increased consumer spending power are among factors increasingly fueling the penetration and growth of e-commerce in Kenya. One of the sectors consequently effected by this disruption is the travel industry, in... Continue Reading →

Travel and Hospitality Trends to Dominate 2018

By Josephine Wawira 2017, Skift termed, “the year travel found its larger purpose in the world”. Though the year was marred by extreme economic and security uncertainties and instabilities across the board, from political upheavals, to the controversial Trump Travel Ban, the advancement of the industry is not a subject to be overlooked. Use of... Continue Reading →

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