Kenya creates website to promote tourism
Kenya’s High Commissioner to Tanzania Dau Kazungu told reporters over the weekend that the website is part of the embassy’s initiatives to promote tourism through information and communication technologies (ICTs). ).
“I am pleased to serve as this crucial platform which will promote Kenya’s tourism industry. Our intention is not only to attract tourists from the East African region, but also to convince the rest of the world to opt for Kenya as a tourist destination, ”said the Ambassador.
He said all the information on tourist attractions will be available on the website in a broad context.
Ambassador Kazungu said the website was designed by the Kenyan Tourism Fund. He said the website would provide tailored information to different stakeholders, including tourism agents, hotels and other service providers.
“This is a unique opportunity for us to promote not only tourism, but a way to strengthen diplomacy with people from other countries who visit Kenya,” he added.
Since the majority of people in Kenya and Tanzania interact in different ways, this initiative can be used to accelerate trade relations, ”he added.
The website comes at a time when the two East African countries are paving the way for their diplomatic and economic ties.
Last Friday, Tanzania and Kenya took a new step in the process of strengthening relations between the two countries.
During their meeting at the State House in Dar es Salaam, President Samia Suluhu Hassan and Kenyan Uhuru Kenyatta noted that the increase in the volume of trade between the two countries followed the successful resolution of 46 of the 64 non-tariff barriers ( ONT) identified. as hindering trade and investment between the two countries.
The heads of state signed a series of agreements on immigration issues, prisons and prisoner exchanges, veterinary border control, health, housing and housing development, and an agreement on the issues investment.
The signing of the contracts is the result of a meeting in August of the Joint Commission for Cooperation (JCC), a bilateral body made up of officials from the two countries established to resolve issues affecting areas of cooperation.