The new FCO Travel Advisory is both punitive & counter productive

Today 27th March 2015 , the UK Foreign Office issued a fresh advisory affecting most part of Kenya coast as follows. “Latest update: Summary – the FCO now advise against all but essential travel to within 15km of the coast from the Tana River down to and including Tiwi; this area includes Mombasa Island, MoiContinue reading “The new FCO Travel Advisory is both punitive & counter productive”

#SomeoneTellDonaldTrump, Africa is a continent and not a country.

Donald J. Trump , You seem to have a huge problem to understand Africa a place many of us call home. Let me help you to understand the sheer size of Africa. Ignorance is dangerous more so when it comes from a man I hold in high esteem. You have been in the forefront pushingContinue reading “#SomeoneTellDonaldTrump, Africa is a continent and not a country.”

You want a career in Tourism? Talk to Mohammed Hersi for free advice & guidance

I have noticed with regret very many parents and their children spending a fortune on a course in tourism and hospitality without a clear career path . Many have come to me when it is too late to seek guidance . I have chosen to do something about it through my blog  & social media.Continue reading “You want a career in Tourism? Talk to Mohammed Hersi for free advice & guidance”

It is Good News that UK Foreign Office relaxes travel advice for Nairobi

In an amendment to their Travel Advice on Kenya yesterday, the British government has now lifted all travel warnings on Nairobi apart from advising against visiting the suburb of Eastleigh. The British High Commission in Nairobi indicated that they expect this will help visitors to be more confident when travelling into JKIA and transferring to NairobiContinue reading “It is Good News that UK Foreign Office relaxes travel advice for Nairobi”

British Government ( FCO Travel advice) Please lift the ban on Mombasa Kenya, It is safe

Alison ignored the ban to travel to Mombasa and had excellent time. It is the like of Alison we would like to salute as tourism players in kenya. We still appeal to the British Government to lift the ban since a lot has been done matters security. This is a clear testimony by Alison fromContinue reading “British Government ( FCO Travel advice) Please lift the ban on Mombasa Kenya, It is safe”

Flying to Mombasa at 1.950/- Shillings? Not even walking is cheaper …

My fellow coast hoteliers let us join hands and exploit this window of opportunity. ATC News by Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome THE EARLY BIRD CATCHES THE CHEAPEST FARES (Posted 18th August 2014) Flying for a song comes to mind when Jambojet yesterday evening announced the sale of 5.000 seats in September at a costContinue reading “Flying to Mombasa at 1.950/- Shillings? Not even walking is cheaper …”

A few facts about Ebola & Travel to Kenya by: Jake Grieves Cook & Mohammed Hersi

Following extensive news coverage in the international media about the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa, I would like to share a few facts with you so that you are well informed on this weighty matter. The situation is as follows: 1. The current outbreak of Ebola in West Africa was first reported in MarchContinue reading “A few facts about Ebola & Travel to Kenya by: Jake Grieves Cook & Mohammed Hersi”

The Non But Essential travel advisory is hurting Mombasa more than Tui Thomson exit…

It is now official that Thompson Airline the only charter flight from the UK into Mombasa will only come back in winter 2015. Allow me to state a few things. I appreciate the fact that Thomson was flying to Mombasa and they opted to leave and in addition they made dramatic move to evacuate allContinue reading “The Non But Essential travel advisory is hurting Mombasa more than Tui Thomson exit…”