Kenya Tourist Board named best in AfricaIn some fantastic news for Kenya, the country’s tourist board has been voted the leading body of its kind across Africa. Creating successful campaigns one after another, it has managed to beat South Africa which had held the award for the last four years straight.

The recipient of the coveted accolade was decided after a series of voting by travel agents across the world, culminating in the 19 World Travel Awards which were held last week. WhileKenyahad to compete against the likes of Egypt, Namibia, Nigeria, Ghana and Morocco, it stayed strong and managed to take home the award.

Over the last two years, The Kenya Tourist Board (KTB) has been receiving impressive results, promoting Kenya as one of the leading tourist destinations in the world. The board has already worked wonders for the country, welcoming 1.8 million arrivals last year to mark an 11% growth since 2010.

If you are keen to explore somewhere new on your next vacation, why not discover the beauty of Kenya through one of many solo holidays available?


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