International Women’s Day: Kenyan Women Leading Conservation Efforts

International Women’s Day provides a forum to hold tough conversations about women’s rights, equality and justice. Gender discussions are not an easy conversation to hold. Particularly in part due to movements that have been born of sexual harassment. This International Women’s Day 2018, celebrated on Thursday 8th March, we are celebrating women who have played... 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 →

Strengthening cultural tourism for the SDGS

By Josephine Wawira The rapid growth of cultural tourism is undeniably evident, and this, according to the UNWTO Secretary-General Taleb Rifai, “comes with increased responsibility to protect our cultural and natural assets, the very foundation of our societies and our civilizations”. Major stakeholders at the just concluded 2nd UNWTO/UNESCO World Conference on Tourism and Culture... Continue Reading →

Tourism’s prominence grows, as African governments position the sector in their agenda

By Josephine Wawira The tourism sector in Africa, which according to UNWTO saw an 8% increase in international arrivals in 2016, is progressively becoming prominent largely due to the increased commitment from governments. Possessing massive potential to foster positive change and transformation, it is timely that most heads of states and governments are seeing the... Continue Reading →

Gearing up for the World Tourism Day: A look at Diani as a top sustainable destination

By Josephine Wawira Among the United Nations World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) sustainable development pillars, is preserving and enriching the environment and addressing climate change. As the world gears up to celebrate this year’s World Tourism Day on 27th September, Jumia Travel, in an interview with the Sales & Marketing Manager of Amani Tiwi Beach Resort... Continue Reading →

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