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ASTA Destination Expo 2017, Nairobi, Feb 24-26
Author: Imelda Ndomo
Date: 18 Jan 17

ASTA (American Society of Travel Agents) 'is the world's largest association of travel professionals; its members represent 80% of the annual travel agency sales in the U.S.' - https://www.astaade.org/index.cfm

The 12th ATA destination expo will take place in Nairobi, 24th - 26th February at KICC; the second time the event is held in Africa.

Kenya is honored to host this year's event and is taking the opportunity to facilitate the visiting travel agents and professionals meet and link with Kenyan suppliers to better sell Kenya to the US travel market; and for an unforgettable taste of Kenya's diverse, world renown product offering including Safari, MICE, beach, heritage & culture and the great outdoors.

Pre & Post Tours:

We encourage participants to take day excursions/sightseeing trips in and around Nairobi, such as:

a)   Noted heritage sites & monuments including Nairobi National Museum, Railway Museum, Nairobi Gallery, Karen Blixen Museum, Bomas of Kenya;

b)   Nature trails including Oloolua, Arboretum, Ngong Hills (Voted by Travelzoo World's most romantic movie location)

c)   Animal sanctuaries - Giraffe center, David Sheldrick, Nairobi Safari Walk and Nairobi Animal Orphanage;

d)   World's only wildlife park in a capital city, Nairobi National Park.

Conclude your visit on a high note with an unforgettable safari in Kenya's array of premium wildlife parks and reserves; including 2015 & 2016 winner of ‘Africa's leading National  Park', Masai Mara National Reserve; or a rejuvenating beach holiday - discover Kenya's 585km pristine beach on the Indian Ocean coastline; or inland for hiking and cultural retreats.

To make the most of your trip, ensure you book with an ethical operator duly registered and with membership to the respective trade associations that make up Kenya Tourism Federation www.kenyatourism.or.ke

Take advantage of the (EA) Single Tourist Visa for Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda and indulge in a truly East African experience with a multi country tour package covering Uganda - home of the source of the Nile (at Jinja) and Remarkable Rwanda - one of the last places two places on earth for Gorilla trekking in their natural wilderness habitat (alongside Uganda)

The single tourist visa costs US$100 with a validity period of 90 days thus highly competitive and more value for money.

For further details, contact your preferred tour operator - http://www.katokenya.org; or travel agent - http://www.katakenya.org/; or KTF on operations@ktf.co.ke 


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