Africa: KICC defends its marketing costs, pushes for global conferences

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The Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC) management has dismissed allegations its CEO and senior managers spent Sh10 million of taxpayers money on a trip to Mauritius to receive two awards. CEO Nana Gecaga yesterday said KICC generates its own revenue and all its foreign marketing campaigns are well designed to bring value to the country. “We generate our own revenue […]

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Africa: KICC strives to tap global conferences

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Kenyatta International Convention Center (KICC) has embarked on an marketing campaign to promote conference and business tourism. The parastatal tasked with selling Kenya’s conference tourism globally has lined up roadshows in the US market, with other regions such as Europe, Middle East and Russia on its radar, as it continues bidding for major global and regional conferences. Chief executive Nana […]

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Africa: Conference tourism registers another good year in Kenya

Conference tourism registers another good year in Kenya Kenya has continued to take advantage of the successes of last year’s visits by the Pope and US President Barack Obama. The country has become a top destination for high-level conferences, raising its profile in the meetings, incentives, conferences and events (MICE) sector. This year, Nairobi was named the leading African meetings […]

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Africa: 100 Jordanian investors set to arrive Kenya for Business

Kenya is set to host a group of investors from Jordan as the two countries seek to strengthen their political, social and economic ties. The 100-strong delegation of investors and business representatives will be in the country in mid-December to meet traders in tea, coffee, hides and skins, aviation, food and beverages and the hospitality industry. Other sectors that will […]

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Africa: 100 Jordanian investors set to arrive Kenya for Business

Kenya is set to host a group of investors from Jordan as the two countries seek to strengthen their political, social and economic ties. The 100-strong delegation of investors and business representatives will be in the country in mid-December to meet traders in tea, coffee, hides and skins, aviation, food and beverages and the hospitality industry. Other sectors that will […]

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