Kenya targets three million tourists

The Kenya government aims at attracting three million tourists by 2017, Cabinet Secretary for Tourism Phyllis Kandie says.
Kenya's unmatched tourism attractions have the potential to make it the number one destination in Africa, she says.


Japanese climber, 80, is oldest person to reach Mt Everest

Japanese Yuichiro Miura, 80, is the world's oldest person to have reached the summit of Mount Everest (Qomolangma), the highest peak on the Earth at 8,848m.


Tourists to enjoy cable car rides at Kilimambogo park

By James Wakahiu
A cable car project to take tourists up the Mount Kilimambogo National Park will start soon.
The joint initiative between the government, University of Nairobi and Muka Mukuu Co-operative Union, which owns the land around the mountain, is aimed at encouraging more domestic and foreign tourists to the park, which borders Kiambu and Machakos counties.