5 REASONS TO VISIT KENYA WITH ATA DURING THE 40TH ANNUAL WORLD CONGRESS

5 REASONS TO VISIT KENYA WITH ATA DURING THE 40TH ANNUAL WORLD CONGRESS
Join the Africa Travel Association (ATA) for our 40th Annual World Congress in Nairobi, Kenya from November 9-14, 2015. Hosted by the Kenya Ministry of East African Affairs, Commerce and Tourism, the event provides a networking, learning and agenda-shaping platform for the most diverse group of tourism industry stakeholders of any travel industry event on the continent.

1. KENYA IS MAGICAL

Kenya offers an unparalleled range of travel options. The incredible diversity of landscapes, cultures, wildlife and activities mean endless opportunities for adventure and relaxation, luxury and natural simplicity, social experiences and solitude.

2. ATA’S 40TH ANNIVERSARY: IT’S A BIG YEAR, AND IT’S A TRADITION

Kenya has a special connection to ATA as one of the early founding members of the association. The Kenya Ministry of East African Affairs, Commerce and Tourism hosted the first ATA Congress in Africa in 1976 and has fostered a tradition of hosting the Congress every ten years. SEE MORE!

3. KENYA’S LAKE TURKANA IS HOME TO THE “MOST IMPORTANT DISCOVERY IN THE LAST 50 YEARS”

Last week scientists reported the world’s oldest stone tools have been discovered on the shores of Lake Turkana, and date to 3.3 million years ago. Often referred to as the “Cradle of Mankind,” Turkana has one of the longest living histories on earth. SEE MORE! 

4. EXPERIENCE VIBRANT CULTURES

Kenya is home to 42 unique cultures. During your time in Kenya, you could choose to stay in the villages and experience untainted traditional ways of life or experience urban culture in Kenya’s cities, where the fast life is never fast enough. SEE MORE!

5. VISIT THE WORLD’S LAST MALE NORTHERN WHITE RHINO DURING HOST COUNTRY DAY

Did you know that Kenya’s Ol Pejeta Conservancy is home to the world’s last male Northern white rhino? During the Congress Host Country Day, delegates will have the chance to visit the Ol Pejeta Conservancy or Lake Nakuru National Park. SEE MORE!

Learn more about ATA’s 40th Annual World Congress here. If you have any questions regarding the Congress, please call us at +1.212.447.1357 or email info@africatravelassociation.org.