Conference Tourism in Africa

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Africa has its share in conference tourism in the world. With its perfect weather situation, it can hold conferences throughout the year. Facilities for conferencing in africa is being developed with time and this in mind many first world continents are preferring Africa as a conference destination. South Africa leads in conference tourism in Africa followed by Egypt and Morocco. South Africa’s city of Durban is the number one conference venue in Africa. This is attributed to conference facilities of international standards and back-up services. Aggressive marketing and good weather makes Durban city a leader in this tourism business, followed by Cairo in Egypt and Casablanca in Morocco.

Conference Tourism in East Africa
East africa, being part of africa has not been left behind in the conference tourism package. With excellent facilities for conferencing,the cities of east africa are engaged in this business all year round. In Uganda,the development of the New serena hotel has made a boost in the conferencing package. Uganda can now handle a larger magnitude of visitors for conferencing than any time before. In tanzania,Arusha houses the East africa community which takes a number of visitors from all over East Africa community states now numbering five countries. Kenya is not left behind either, with the KICC undertaking a total rehabilitation overhaul of conference facilities, and the UN Complex at Gigiri having international conference facilities, Kenya is the leading conference tourism state in east africa.

Conference Tourism in Kenya
In conference tourism, Kenya is ranked fourth in Africa after South Africa, Egypt and Morocco. This is an improvement from 2004 when it was fifth. This is attributed to conference facilities of international standards and back-up services brought in recently. Revenue from conference tourism is growing due to several factors. These include, the rehabilitation of Kenyatta International Conference Centre which has played a crucial role in this business as it has hosted and continue to host many international meetings. With modernization and aggressive marketing, KICC is the nectar that attracts bees to the honey that is Kenya’s tourism. Mombasa,with its good weather and many hotels, is an ideal conference venue since it has the requisite facilities. Leisure lodge and Mombasa beach hotel among others have magnificent conference facilities of international standards.

Our Services in conference tourism
Victoria safaris secures an appropriate location or venue for your conference , books the premises for you and your group, arranges for appropriate hotel and lodge accommodation and offers the services of transportation of delegates and employees to and from the venue. We also offer pre and post conference safaris, ticket confirmation, tours and safari consultancy, shopping and short tour excursions to conference delegates.

If you wish to hold your conference at the coast, in luxurious lodge or resorts in wildlife sanctuaries, around lake victoria or in the urban centers of Kenya,Uganda and Tanzania,our conference management team will constantly be with your facilitators, ensuring that the event flows smoothly, delegates are transported from their hotels on schedule, and that the equipment is working in perfect order throughout the duration of your conference.


CONFERENCE AND INCENTIVE TOURS
Victoria Safaris are known for professional conference and exhibition organization. We also undertake accompanying persons programme, airport transfers, social functions, hotel accommodations and meeting room reservations. Conference supplies, promotion and marketing conferences among others. We organize various companies conferences and staff meetings in various hotels and lodges in kenya ,uganda and Tanzania. We negotiate good deals in accommodation and meals since we have contract rates with most hotels and lodges.

No matter where you are organizing a conference, problems do arise. Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania countries are worldly known for conferences. In Kenya we have the Kenyatta International conference centre which has recently been refurbished and is currently holding various International conferences(see our caption on kenyatta International conference center). In Kenya again we have several hotels and lodges which offer conference facilities:

ON ARRIVAL
Victoria Safaris will meet guests at both Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, Moi International Airport in Mombasa and Kisumu Airport. Our attractive bi-lingual courtesy team will ensure that delegates are ferried to their diverse destinations and to the conference venue. All the airport arrangements are also in the hands of this competent team.

HOTELS AND LODGES
Being one of the largest tour operators in East Africa we can negotiate most favorable rates for delegates. Some of the hotels that we book for our clients are listed on the link below.

TRANSPORT
With out specially designed safari fleet and well trained drivers/ guides, your delegates are assured of the best transport arrangements.

PRE AND POST CONFERENCE TOURS
Victoria Safaris are the Safari experts for this type of tours. We have over fifty 50 regular safari departures which can form the basis for tailor made pre and post conference tours. Our tours for this facility starts from Mombasa, Nairobi, Kisumu and Eldoret Airports.

For your conference and incentive tours please contact us for your tailor made or customized arrangements.