Kenya Tourism Board

Tourism Organisation

Address:
Kenya Re Towers, Ragati Road, P.O. Box 30630-00100, Nairobi
Member Number: 2065 Tel: +254 (0)20 2711262

Jambo and welcome to Magical Kenya, a land of diversity and rich encounters!

Kenya offers magical experiences no matter where you choose to travel and sometimes being spoilt for choice can be too much of a good thing. From North to South, East to West, Kenya is an open canvas for the discerning traveler where they get to create and live their own kind of Magic  at the backdrop of breathtaking landscapes, diverse wildlife, rich cultures,  intimate connection with nature & mild climate all year round. Known not only as the Cradle of mankind, but also for its conservation and sustainability efforts. Kenya has over 45 national parks and reserve, and 160 wildlife conservancies that can be experienced on game drives, nature walks, balloon safaris, horseback, camel trains and helicopters. For those seeking authentic, unique once in a lifetime Kenyan experiences, the Magical Kenya Signature Experiences Collection is available to ensure a lifetime of memories. To crown it all, the warmth & hospitality of the Kenyan people will warm your heart long after your visit

Karibu Kenya. Welcome home!

Where we operate

  • Kenya

Activities offered

  • Accommodation
  • Ballooning
  • Beach Holidays
  • Bird Watching
  • Canoeing
  • Diving
  • Fishing
  • Flying Safaris
  • Golf
  • Mobile Safaris
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Overland
  • Photography
  • Retail
  • Riding Safaris
  • Safaris - Fixed Camp
  • Self-Drive Holidays
  • Weddings
  • Camel Safaris
  • Walking Safaris
  • Air Charters
  • Guided flying safaris
  • Music tours
  • Eco tourism
  • Art tours
  • Cultural activities
  • Trekking
  • Honeymoon safaris

News

31 August 2020

Kenya To Host First Annual Magical Kenya Elephant Naming Festival In 2021

Kenya will officially host the first annual Magical Kenya Elephant Naming Festival starting August of 2021. This was announced by Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) CEO Dr Betty Radier during the commemoration of the World Elephant day on the 12th of August 2020 at the Amboseli National park. The Event was officiated by Cabinet Secretary for Tourism and Wildlife Najib Balala.

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26 August 2020

Kenya: The first country awarded the recommended status of the SAFER TOURISM SEAL

Tourism is one of the world’s leading industries and a major economic development tool, and as such, security (crime and terrorism) has a major impact on the tourism, cruise, and event-oriented economies. Additionally, much of the entire world has been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic and its effects on tourism have been devastating.

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19 August 2020

The Twin Migration Provides an Experience like no Other

Kenya is home to many spectacular natural phenomena but probably most popular and eye-catching of them all is the Greatest Wildebeest Migration, referred to as the Eighth Wonder of the World. Every year, thousands of tourists and wildlife enthusiasts travelling to Kenya for holiday have always been keen to experience this natural phenomenon, where millions of wildebeests and zebras move into the Maasai Mara game reserve from Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park.

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17 July 2020

PRESS RELEASE: Kenya Airways Resumes Domestic Passenger Flights

Kenya Airways to resume domestic services with 2 daily flights to Mombasa & 1 daily to Kisumu Nairobi, July 12 2020: Kenya Airways (KQ) will resume its domestic flights on Wednesday 15 July 2020, following the lifting of the restriction of movement in and out of Nairobi and Mombasa counties as directed by H.E President Uhuru Kenyatta.

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02 July 2020

Kenya awarded safe travel status by the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC)

Nairobi, Wednesday, July 1st, 2020: Kenya has been awarded the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) Safe Travel Stamp. This is in recognition of the destination’s adoption of the global health and hygiene standardized protocols dubbed ‘Safe Travels'.

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30 June 2020

WILDLIFE HERITAGE: Africa needs a paradigm shift in wildlife management; Kenya is known to be the leader and custodian of wildlife

There is an urgent need to re-structure the existing wildlife policies in Africa as conservation becomes key to the sustainability of the continent’s wildlife heritage. This paradigm shift will definitely liven hopes that Africa’s wildlife will remain an iconic identifier of the continent’s authentic wildlife nature envied by other nations across the world.

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22 July 2016

Ahead of Launching Two New Books, Big Cat People Jonathan and Angela Scott Discuss Their Passion for Conservation and the Maasai Mara

Wildlife photographer, conservationist and presenter of the BBC’s Big Cat Diary TV series Jonathan Scott and his award-winning photographer wife Angela mark 40 years living in the wilds of Kenya with two new books launching this summer; The Big Cat Man: An Autobiography and Sacred Nature: Life’s Eternal Dance. The Scotts will also be doing a series of presentations in the UK in the second half of the year kicking off with two talks at the Rutland Bird Fair on Saturday 20th and Sund…

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28 April 2016

Inspired by the London Marathon runners? Head to Kenya for the ultimate marathon challenge

Known for its world-class athletes, Kenya is once again celebrating following the incredible achievements at Virgin Money London Marathon. In the elite men’s category, last year’s winner Eliud Kipchoge took first place with a phenomenal time of 2:03:04, just seven seconds off the world record! Stanley Biwott achieved second place after a nail biting battle between the two Kenyans at mile 24. Kenya’s Wilson Kipsang came in fifth place and Dennis Kimetto came in ninth. There wa…

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14 April 2016

British Airways to increase capacity between London and Nairobi by 784 seats a week

British Airways has announced it will increase capacity by 784 seats a week on flights between London and Nairobi for summer 2016 through the introduction of a Boeing 747-400 on the route. The airline has taken the decision due to the growing sales and increased demand for Kenya it is seeing in the UK. The 747s will operate during the peak four-month travel period to Kenya from 1st July to 29th October introducing a total of 11,200 seats into Nairobi this summer. From 30th October the airline …

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30 November 2015

Follow Land's Fastest Predators on BBC One's New Wildlife Series The Hunt

Thursday 26th November 2015 This Sunday sees the fifth episode of new wildlife documentary, The Hunt, air on BBC. For those who haven't been watching, The Hunt follows animals in various habitats across the globe, taking an intimate and detailed look at the remarkable strategies employed by hunters to catch their prey and looking at how the hunted escape or try to!  Previous episodes have focussed on the arctic, oceans and forests. This coming episode, titled Nowhere to Hide explores …

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27 November 2015

Pope Francis in Kenya at start of Africa Tour

Pope Francis has arrived in Kenya for a three-nation African tour, his first to the continent as pontiff. He is also due to visit Uganda and Central African Republic. During the tour, Pope Francis will be meeting with President Kenyatta, and holding a mass on Thursday at the University of Nairobi sports ground. Thursday 26th November has been announced as a National Holiday in Kenya, and a crowd of one million are expected to attend. Speaking ahead of his trip, Pope Francis announced that he w…

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12 August 2015

Learn more about Birding in Kenya at Rutland Bird Fair 2015

Visit the Kenya Birding stand and listen to talks on Kenya’s bird-life by Jonathan and Angela Scott and Adam Scott Kennedy   Tuesday 11th August 2015, London – Kenya is home to a range of magnificent wildlife, from lions, giraffes and elephants to zebras, buffalo and, not forgetting, birds. Thelush forests, open grasslands, vast savannah and rich wetlands attract a vibrant array of bird-life to the country, which is home to over 1,000 different species of bird in Kenya. It is …

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24 June 2015

UK Travel Trade Welcome Revision of FCO Advice for Kenya’s Coast

Friday 19th June 2015, London – The Kenya tourism industry is preparing to reintroduce Mombasa and the region north of the city to Watamu back into travel programmes for the UK market following a revision of the travel advice for the area by the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office yesterday. The entire stretch of the Kenya coast from and including Watamu south to the border with Tanzania is open for tourism business. Whilst the south coast has always remained outside the advisory zon…

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11 June 2015

Kenya Tourism Board launches Online Directory

The Kenya Tourism Board has unveiled the first phase of a new online directory that lists accommodation, tourist attractions and tour guide operators for easy reference and access to visitors. "This initiative complements our strategy and plan to improve our competitiveness and market Kenya as the preferred tourism destination of choice in East Africa and beyond," Phyllis Kandie, Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of East African Affairs, Commerce and Tourism said during the launch. www.mag…

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11 April 2014

The First Lady and the London Marathon

As many of you will be aware we are delighted to be supporting The First Lady of Kenya, Margaret Kenyatta, who will be running the London Marathon. Team Kenya look forward to cheering on The First Lady along with Kenya’s world class athletes who will no doubt sweep up the medals once again! For any Team Kenya Marathon supporters who would like to join us we will be found at start of the race, pre-11am at mile 6 outside Maze Hill station. Post 11am we will be between Tower Bridge and Shad…

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