The Kenya Tourist Board, the official tourism board for the East African country, will be hosting tourism festivals at Kenya House in London during the 2012 London Olympics.
The agency is hosting a weekend of entertainment and activities for families on August 4 and 5, 2012, which includes cultural performances by Kenyan Masai people, a spa area for guests, safari games for families, and a golf simulator to test the users swing.
Entry to the events is complimentary and, while there, visitors can also watch Kenyan athletes participate in the 2012 Olympic games, to further enhance the Kenyan cultural experience.
On August 6, 2012, the agency will be hosting a Tourism Business Day to discuss the future of tourism in Kenya, as well as the funding of tourism initiatives, and it will be organising themed tours. The day will include guest speakers and presentations by the Ministry of Tourism, Kenya Tourist Board, and the Kenyatta International Conference Centre, with debates on various tourism issues, to include investments, trade ideas, and how best to promote the country’s heritage.
Kenya House is located near the Olympic Stadium and is offering visitors an opportunity to learn more about the country, in addition to supporting Team Kenya at the London Games.
Kenya House is open to the public until August 12, 2012, and the board is hosting a private media and trade event on each day until then. Visitors are welcome to bring their family, friends, and guests, and the house is also providing a creche facility for children, which will host Kenya-themed play activities.