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Kenya Tourism Promoted At ATM 2009

Kenya’s Minister of Tourism is promoting the counties business and tourism potential at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2009 currently under way in Dubai.  Najib Bala, accompanied by a delegation from the Kenya Tourist Board (KTB) said their primary focus at ATM 2009 is to promote tourism, investment, and trade.  Tourism is the counties second biggest foreign exchange earner, after agriculture.  Bala said an interim tourist office will open in Dubai this Sunday to help enhance relations between the two countries.

Speaking to members of the press at the ATM 2009, Bala said the Kenyan government plans to increase the number of tourists from the UAE, and the number of flights between t he Middle East and Kenya have increased.  He noted that Barack Obama’s presidency has focused attention on Kenya, and the number of tourists to Obama’s hometown, Ogelo, has experienced an unprecedented surge.

 

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