March 23, 2009

Natural Resources

Filed under: Interesting Spots — admin @ 12:56 pm

Tourism sector in western Kenya has been dull thus leading to a formation of a body to that will expose the region’s many attractions.Apart from highlighting its cultural heritage,places of natural beauty,and histirical importance,where there will be an establishment of a cultural heritage centre,which apart from sellingcurios,it will also be a venue for entertainment.

Already,a slew of activities have been lined up in Kisumu to increase the traffic of tourists to the region.Its inaugural tourism fair,showcasing attractions in the region,is set to be held later in the year,the expo will provide an opportunity for traders and visitors to exchange ideas .

An international tourism festival,dubbed the Obama Root Fete,organised by the Ministry of Tourism and Natural Forum for Cultural Heritage Promotion , and a group from chicago US,is also planned later in the year.Other planned strategies are the preparation of register all hotels, tour and travel operators and other general businesses,which will be placed at the airport and other public places for tourists.
The Western Kenya tourism Circuit, which includes Nyanza and Western provinces and parts of RIft Valley Provinces, boasts of attractions such as Thim Lich Ohinga, Simbi Nyaima, Mt Elgon,Kakamega Forest,Ndere Island,Impala,Saiwa Swamp and Ruma national parks,with Nyangoma Kogelo the pertenal home of the US president Barack Obama being the newest attraction.(Daily Nation March 09 )

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