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Kenya to host tourism meeting next year

By | October 30th 2010

Kenya has won a bid to host the executive council meeting of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation next year. In a competitive decision made three days ago in Iran, Kenya’s Tourism Minister Najib Balala was also elected the first vice-chairman of UNWTO. Mr Balala said the nomination was not only good for Kenya, but also for like-minded countries in the sub-Saharan Africa intending to boost their share in global tourism. "We have wide plans of improving our local tourism industry ," he said.

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