Kenya’s strategic gains economically and political stability have opened up the country as a business hub there by promoting business travel .
Over the past six years there has been extensive investments made by the Kenyan Government to create a business friendly environment.
The investments have culminated to expansion and re carpeting of major roads as well as construction of new roads. The Jomo Kenyatta International Airport is set to be renovated and expanded to a more modern airport that can handle more traffic.
The port of Mombasa which serves most East African countries is also set for an expansion so as to handle more traffic in terms of cargo.
The ICT industry has received a boost due to the arrival of cyber optic cable and thus Kenya has been connected to the rest of the world. This has eased communication in terms of cost and accessibility.
The private sector has not been left behind, modern hotels have been put up in the most serene environment. All this efforts are being made to ensure investor confidence with Kenya as a business hub.
Business Travel Facilities & Services
Kenya is well known in hosting major conferences such as the recently held 56th Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) held from 8th sep – 19th sep 2012 where 900 delegates held there annual meeting at Kenyatta International Conference Center.
Most hotels and lodges in Kenya have conference facility such as board rooms and halls fully furnished with conference equipment like PA systems, projectors and writing materials.
The idea of work and play can be incorporated where instead of holding meetings in the hustle and bustle of the city, one can travel to a park or reserve of choice, work during the day and in the evening do a game drive as one enjoys nature thus elevating productivity.