What Makes Rwanda Tick…A personal testimony 

What makes Rwanda tick , a personal testimony >>>> Sometimes back in 2010 we made a trip to Rwanda to see the various hotel opportunities in this tiny African nation that was trying to rebuild.  We made an appointment with a minister then infrastructure & Tourism . We were at his office at the scheduledContinue reading “What Makes Rwanda Tick…A personal testimony “

To Imperial Bank Directors, “Karma Has No Deadline”

Matters Imperial Bank: This is one topic I promised NOT to revisit but recent happenings makes me do exactly that . I now believe that Imperial Bank collapse made an already bad Kenya coast situation worse. Well the bank directors can blame a dead man but dead men tell no tales . To the directorsContinue reading “To Imperial Bank Directors, “Karma Has No Deadline””

Power Of Diplomacy , that is Amb (Dr) Amina Mohamed

#WhyIloveKenya >>>I will like to share a piece on Power of Diplomacy and my interaction with CS Foreign affairs & International Trade Amb (Dr) Amina  Mohamed. In 2014 at the height of travel advisories , as tourism players at the coast we got quite frustrated but we never gave up. We explored all avenues toContinue reading “Power Of Diplomacy , that is Amb (Dr) Amina Mohamed”

Aspiring Africa , Kenya leads the way >>>

​ “When you wash your hands , you can eat with the kings ” goes an African Proverb . #whyilovekenya ; Exit PM Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel enter Modi of India.  A few weeks ago we also had Park Gyeun of South Korea home to Samsung & LG in town. World’s most powerful nation onContinue reading “Aspiring Africa , Kenya leads the way >>>”

Making Matatus & Buses safer 80% is in the hands of Passengers

    Today allow me to bring up an issue that is very Kenyan. Once in a while seating in my office I always hear a very heavy sound from a very strong base speakers. I eventually found out it was coming from the matatus that ply the Lights Reef route in Mombasa . AContinue reading “Making Matatus & Buses safer 80% is in the hands of Passengers”

Please lift the non esential travel advisory on Lamu Island

As Tourism players at the coast we lobbied and pushed really hard to get the non essential advisory lifted on Mombasa , Diani & Malindi / Watamu.  Thanks to our government for the measures it has taken  matters security.  The worst that can happen to any destination is a non essential travel advisory to beContinue reading “Please lift the non esential travel advisory on Lamu Island”

Banks & Chained Pens … Please encourage your clients to take the pens.

Yesterday afternoon I walked into my bank a branch somewhere in Nyali Mombasa. This is a young small trendy bank compared to where I have always banked . I decided to try a smaller bank while maintaining my relationship with my old bank. The ATM outside was out of order and I walked into the smallContinue reading “Banks & Chained Pens … Please encourage your clients to take the pens.”

Shutting out other Airlines and forcing agents to book them will not solve KQ woes ,

Matters KQ . Last night on Citizen TV Terryanne Chebet hosted CS Finance and Chris Kirubi . First thing first we all agree that KQ is in trouble and it needs help. So the question is what help and how? I was shocked by two suggestions fronted by CK. JKIA is allowing too many otherContinue reading “Shutting out other Airlines and forcing agents to book them will not solve KQ woes ,”

The other side of Kenya Ferry Mombasa , matters security

#WhyILoveKenya ; A lot has been reported and said about the Kenya Ferry Services in Mombasa crossing the ever busy Likoni channel . As a tourism player and chair of Mombasa and Coast Tourist Association we take very keen interest on what happens there. Many of you never use the ferry on foot so you do notContinue reading “The other side of Kenya Ferry Mombasa , matters security”