'This negotiation journey started in the 1960s,' said KAHC
chairman, Chris Musau.
According to statistics from the Kenya Association of Hotelkeepers and Caterers (KAHC
) 60 percent of the total guests who spent their holidays at the Coast were domestic and regional tourists.KAHC official Mr Sam Ikwaye said counties stood to reap most in terms of revenue if they pump more resources to the industry.
Defense Minister and Chairman of the King Abdulaziz Foundation for Research and Archives (KAFRA) Prince Salman will preside over the awards ceremony today for winners of the Prince Salman Prizes and Grants for research and studies on the history of Arabian Peninsula in its 4th session (2012) at King Abdulaziz Historical Center (KAHC
class="MsoNormalSam Ikwaye, Coast branch executive officer of the Kenya Association of Hotelkeepers and Caterers (KAHC
) aired the same views.
'Travellers should be conscious and check the legality of a tour company, hotel or stakeholders in the tourism industry on KATO, KAHC
and Kenya Tourism Federation websites,' Muia said.
In Old Town, it is common to see hoteliers employing youth who use stones to scare the birds away.Tourism players at the Coast, led by the Kenya Association of Hotelkeepers and Caterers (KAHC
) Coast branch executive officer Sam Ikwaye, lauded the move and urged other neighbouring counties infested by the pests to follow suit.
This has resulted in memorandums of understanding being signed with the Matatu Owners Association, the Pubs, Entertainment and Restaurants Association of Kenya (Perak), the Kenya Association of Hotelkeepers and Caterers (KAHC
) and the Media Owners Association.
By MATHIAS RINGAMore than one million people in Mombasa and Kilifi counties have been hit by water shortage following power disconnection at Baricho Water station more than one week ago.On Sunday, Kenya Association of Hotelkeepers and Caterers (KAHC
) Kilifi County branch warned that more than 40 hotels in Malindi and Watamu might be shut if water supply was not restored in the next few days.
The Kenya Association of Hotelkeepers and Caterers (KAHC
) Coast branch executive officer Sam Ikwaye also applauded the flights, saying they would uplift efforts by the government and the private sector to revive the industry.READ: KQ applies to include Air France in KLM deal"As a result of the peace enjoyed in the country, the marketing by KTB in both traditional and emerging markets and the US flights, we expect tourism to recover this year," he added.
He warned that overdevelopment posed a threat to sustainable conservation of the wildlife paradise.On Thursday, officials of the Kenya Tourism Federation (KTF), Kenya Association of Hotelkeepers and Caterers (KAHC
) and Kenya Coast Tourism Association (KCTA) rallied behind Mr Tunai's move to stop new developments in the Mara.
According to the region's Kenya Association of Hotelkeepers and Caterers (KAHC
) Chairman Edward Wangechi, hotels are now operating on a scale of between 30 to 60 per cent tourists flow.And for the festivities, they are fully booked with bed occupancy at 90 per cent.