Kenya Association of Tour Operators (KATO) held the 41st Annual General Meeting on the 26th of October 2019 at Acacia Premier Hotel Kisumu.
The event brought together over 100 tour operators and tourism stakeholders from different parts of a cross the country.
The objective of the meeting was to ensure that Kenya Tour Operators maintain the highest possible standards of service and integrity. To provide information to members, clients and agents towards beneficial relations and to create business opportunities for members.
Having won the bid to host the 9th edition of the Africities Summit in November 2021, Kisumu County Minister for Tourism, Sports and Culture Achie Alai shared with participants some of the plans that are underway to ensure that the event is successful.
In addition, she welcomed onboard the stakeholders to share their views that will shape up the preparation of the summit that will attract over 10,000 guests from Kenya and beyond.
Kenya Tourism Board CEO Dr. Betty Radier encouraged the tour operators and players in the tourism space mainly from Western Kenya to share their signature products and experiences with KTB so that they can be marketed.
The We ‘Western initiative team also shared some of the measures undertaken in establishing Western Kenya on the global map in relation to Tourism and Culture.