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Upcoming Tourism Events in East Africa

Upcoming Tourism Events in East Africa

The year is almost over; a time when followers of the New Year resolutions faith take a formidable leap in an effort to hit the mark before the dawn breaks! All is not lost though, if you might have missed revered events that you had double marked on your calendar; here are a few suggestions from for any travel enthusiast.

Africa Travel Association –Nairobi

The 40th Edition of this signature event will take place at the Kenya International Conference Center on 9th-13th November. The one week event will be characterized by offsite visits to tourist destinations around the capital such as the Nairobi National Park, Sheldrick Elephant Center and Karen Blixen Museaum

The Zanzibar Beach & Water sports Festival

This three celebration takes place on the spectacular beaches in the Zanzibar Island. The festival celebrates beach life, culture and music built around various activities such as canoe racing, kite flying, beach volleyball and more. This year’s festival will take place on 18th-20th September

Mombasa Hotel Show

Taking place this November, the Mombasa Hotel Show is a trade event bringing together experts from the hospitality industry and leading suppliers in the sector to exhibit as well as seek innovative solutions that will boost growth. It’s a great time to connect and network to other decision makers!

Swahili International Tourism Expo

SITE, as popularly known will take place at the Mlimani City Convention in Dar es Salaam on the very first week of October. The event, organized by Tanzania Tourism Board brings together a diverse selection of industry players from across the region.

Magical Kenya Travel Expo

Now in its 5th edition, MKTE has grown to a globally recognized event convening players from the region and beyond. The annual expo is the brainchild of Kenya Tourism Board will for the first time since invention take place in Mombasa as opposed to the usual venue at KICC – Nairobi

Lamu Cultural Festivals and Many More!

From colorful straws and inspiring fedoras at the Shela Hats contest, to Lamu Food and Lamu Yoga fest; Lamu has a drop or an ocean of fun for everyone! We are now counting weeks to the Lamu Cultural Festival, and then the Maulid to close our auspicious calendar!

The Lamu cultural festival is internationally renowned for a seamless display of century old culture and customs, adrenaline-field sporting and super glorious foods! Save the date for this year’s edition scheduled to take place on 26th – 29th Nov 2015

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