Business listings company, Yellow Pages Kenya has on Friday launched a travel website aimed at improving the tourism experience in Kenya.
The website; www.traveldiscoverkenya.com is set to encourage users to find relevant information to their travel in Kenya.
Speaking during the launch, Yellow Pages Kenya Managing Director Pedro Gomes said the website will provide detailed information and guide travelers on the main cities and towns in Kenya offer details on how to get amenities within these towns.
“This website is mobile-enabled and will help travelers find out how to get to a particular place in Kenya, get around our towns and cities, discover tourist attractions, restaurants, hotels and key contacts of social amenities,” said Gomes.
The website also includes information on all holiday destinations within the main tourism circuit and will be constantly be updated with information to enhance accuracy at all times.
“You will find a brief insight of a place, how to get there, where to eat and where to stay,” Gomes explained.
Other elements such as ratings and feedback of each of these places have been made available on the portal to allow visitors to provide feedback and rate the facilities they have visited.
“We have partnered with trip advisor and visitors to the website will be able to give feedback and rate their experience,” he said.
The launch of the website comes in the wake of a struggling tourism industry, which has been adversely affected by the rising terrorism cases that have seen traditional source markets issue travel advisories to Kenya.
The website is poised to support the tourism industry and inspire collaboration among key stakeholders including the Kenya Tourism Board and the Kenya Wildlife Service.