June, 2012


The 10th  annual symposium was successfully held at Leisure Lodge Resort. The symposium was officially opened by Hon. Danson Mwazo. The Charity Golf Tournament on the other hand was held at Leisure Golf Club.

To the speakers who delved into various tourism issues touching on this year’s theme. “Kenyan tourism leading the way towards Vision 2030” We highly appreciate your well articulated and highly informative presentations.

1. Mr. Ali Ghannam             -  President of Tourism Federation of Morocco
2. Hon. Josphat Nanok        - Assistant Minister, Forestry and Wildlife
3. Mr. Kwame Owino          – CEO Institute of Economic Affairs
4. Dr. Julius Kipngetich       – Managing Director, Kenya Wildlife Services
5. Dr. Wale Akinyemi           –Consultant, Power Talks Consultants
6. Mr.Muriithi Ndegwa          – MD, KTB
7. Dr.Kenneth Ombongi       - Principal, Kenya Utalii College
8. Mr. Moffat Kago              – Senior Principal, Power Tune Limited.

The Symposium would not have been a success without the resounding support of our sponsors, our gratitude knows no bounds.

1.       Catering and Tourism Development Levy Trustees
2.       Dasani.
3.       Safaricom
4.       Vision Group
5.       Kenya Wildlife Service.
6.       East African Breweries
7.       Kenya Utalii College
8.       Go Places
9.       International Hotel & Tourism Institute.
10.     Kenya Tourism Development Corporation
11.     Equity Bank
12.     Somak Travel
13.     A&K

We also extend our thanks to the host Leisure Lodge Resort and Leisure Golf Club for their hospitality as well as our South Coast membership for the accommodation and generosity to the participants through out the event
At the AGM the following emerged winners in the hotly contested elections:

1.       Mr. J.S.Vohra, Managing Director, Sarova Group of Hotels, National Chairman.

2.       Mr. Wasike Wasike, Group Operations Manager, Heritage Group of Hotels, National Vice Chairman.

We congratulate the team and wish them best of luck as they steer the Association to greater heights.




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