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Utalii College the pride of Kenya

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By Bernard Amaya | October 13th 2016

Kenya Utalii College is marking its 41st graduation ceremony since it was founded.

KUC came into existence to serve a special interest of providing essential skilled manpower for the young hospitality and tourism industry.

Utalii College helped in the 'Kenyanisation' of the industry, which was then dominated by the white man. In those early days of independence, hospitality and tourism trade was a noble undertaking and so a preserve of the whites.

Blacks were not qualified to enroll, making the trade an exclusive club. More than four decades of KUC training, that myth has been watered down.

Graduates have not only excelled but outperformed their foreign counterparts, becoming hot cakes both locally and internationally.

This year's graduation gives the country a reason to celebrate. We have conquered the world with refined hospitality brewed at KUC. Days of white dominance are long gone.

As we shine in the glory of KUC graduands, we must spare a moment for the prestigious hotel school, which has been described as Kenya's best kept secret for the many challenges facing it.

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