Thinking about coming to Nairobi for the Magical Kenya Tourism Expo? Need a few pointers to help make your Magical Kenya Tourism Expo visit a success? Here are a few valuable tips (by those in the know):
Should you require a visa for travel, please ensure that your application is done well ahead of your travel date.
Kindly ensure that all health and safety regulations in respect of vaccinations and / or PCR tests are conducted to ensure your access to the show.
Make accommodation and car-hire bookings as soon as you can. There are a number of accommodation options in Nairobi and surrounding areas including boutique hotels, self-catering apartments, city hotels and even residential homes to hire, but you need to move swiftly.
Start setting up your appointments and making contacts as soon as the Expo Program is live.
Ensure you have sufficient business cards for your many meetings.
Keep scouring this website and our Social Media Handles for details of events and activation's; make the most of your Magical Kenya Tourism Expo by keeping yourself informed.
Remember comfy clothing, comfortable shoes and, of course, your bathing costume, Sun Screen and Sun Visors for those extra sunny days in Nairobi.
PARTNER AIRLINES & ACCOMODATION
We are pleased to confirm Kenya Airways and Qatar Airways as our airline partners for MKTE. If you have not yet booked your flights for the expo, we encourage you to make use of the special fares now. Please note the booking conditions and valid date periods.
KQ is offering all attendees a 15% discount on selected fares in and out of Nairobi, in economy and premium cabins.
Promo code: MKTE22
For technical support, please email Jennifer Njuguna at Jennifer.Njuguna@kenya-airwyas.com.
Qatar is offering 10% discount on economy fares, 12% discount on business class fares.
Promo code: MKTE22NBO
For technical support, please email David Omondi Osulah at email@example.com .
Kenya International Convention Centre in Nairobi is the venue for MKTE 2023. There are a number of hotels in the vicinity of the new expo venue. These hotels have committed their support for MKTE and are offering preferential rates for our attendees. We have provided their direct website links in order for you to finalize your travel arrangements. Please explain clearly that you are an MKTE delegate and wish to benefit from their discounted offers for the show, if you need to quote a code, please use MKTE23.
CROWNE PLAZA NAIROBI AIRPORT
EKA HOTEL NAIROBI
Contact: Wycliffe Otieno – firstname.lastname@example.org
GOLDEN TULIP WESTLANDS
Contact: Pamela Ondieki – email@example.com
KAREN COUNTRY CLUB
Contact: Peter Olale – firstname.lastname@example.org
PANARI HOTELS & RESORTS
Contact: Ann Munyiri – email@example.com
RADISSON BLU UPPERHILL
Contact: Stephanie Farrer – firstname.lastname@example.org
TAMARIND TREE HOTEL
Contact: Lenah Ndubi – email@example.com
This list will be updated regularly as additional partners are added.
VISAS AND VACCINATION REQUIREMENTS
Check Eligibility and Apply for the visa on the official portal. Create an account here and apply for it https://evisa.go.ke/
1. All travelers arriving into the country through any point of entry shall no longer be required to show proof of either COVID-19 vaccination or a pre-departure COVID-19 test.
2. Only travelers arriving at any port of entry into Kenya with flu-like symptoms will be required to fill the passenger locator form on the ‘jitenge’ platform: https://ears.health.go.ke/airline_registration/ . They will also be required to take a COVID-19 antigen test upon arrival at their own cost. Those who turn out positive for antigen test will be required to take a further COVID-19 PCR test at their own cost. Those with severe symptoms shall thereafter be allowed to isolate as per the prevailing isolation requirements for mild, moderate and severe disease.
3. Passengers traveling out of the country will be required to abide by the particular travel, health and COVID-19 related requirements of the transit and destination country.
4. Pre-departure RDT or PCR testing may be considered at the discretion of any of the airlines departing from or terminating in Kenya.