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Great Rift Valley Lodge Hosts 15th East Africa Challenge Golf Championship

Hosts Kenya ended the day one of this year’s Keroche Breweries sponsored East Africa Challenge Cup golf Championship in third place with five points after losing three matches at the scenic Great Rift Valley Golf Resort course on Wednesday (30th … Continue reading

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Mohammed Hersi Appointed CEO Of Heritage Hotels, Kenya

Heritage Hotels is excited to announce the appointment of Mr. Mohammed Hersi as the new Chief Executive Officer.   Hersi joins the group with over 20 years experience as a seasoned hotelier in Kenya’s hospitality industry. His previous role was at … Continue reading

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MEAK Missions, Maasai Mara & Mombasa (CSR)

  Started by philanthropist Mike and Dee Belliere, a couple from Surrey, UK, MEAK is run along the simplest protocol of providing health care to the neediest in the society – ranging from open heart surgery to eye care. To … Continue reading

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Samburu Intrepids Camp’s Eco-Garden

COMMITTED TO FOOD SAFETY QUALITY AND ECO TOURISM AWARENESS INTRODUCTION Supporting Kenya’s Millennium Development Goals regarding environmental sustainability, Samburu Intrepids Camp started an eco-garden 11years ago to cut back on carbon miles while at the same time ensuring healthier organic … Continue reading

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Corporate Social Responsibility – Paediatric Heart Mission in Mombasa (2011)

While the eye mission was underway in the Mara, MEAK and volunteer doctors from Guy and St. Thomas Hospital in London were conducting paediatric open heart surgeries at the Mombasa Hospital. This was the first time that open heart surgery … Continue reading

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Corporate Social Responsibility – Maasai Mara Eye Mission (2011)

In June of 2011 , Heritage Hotels teamed up with MEAK (Medical and Educational Aid to Kenya) team in Masai Mara. The medical team consisted of doctors from Kwale District Eye Centre near Mombasa, MEAK and Lions SightFirst Eye Hospital. … Continue reading

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Corporate Social Responsibility – Maasai Mara

Kelong village about 12 kilometres from the Camp is made up of 20 Maasai families. The Maasai settled here 14 years ago. John Parmasau Ole Kerore, senior guide at Mara Intrepids Camp and the brain behind the Adventurer’s club started … Continue reading

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Heritage Chefs Feted In National Tourism Competitions

In 1998 the Kenya Utalii College Liaison Committee held the first National Tourism Competitions (NTC) to enhance service in Kenya’s tourist industry.   Every year thousands of Kenyans in the tourist industry compete for coveted titles under the following categories: … Continue reading

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FCO Reviews Travel Advisory To Lamu And Coastal Areas

3rd May 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Press Release   Heritage Hotels and Kipungani Explorer (Lamu Island) welcome the FCO’s (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) announcement of the review of travel to coastal areas of Kenya:   “This advice has been reviewed … Continue reading

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Going Wild At Great Rift Valley Lodge!

There’s new game at the Great Rift Valley Lodge. With assistance from the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) who is the custodian of Kenya’s wildlife, we have introduced six Burchell’s zebras (four females and two males) and 18 impalas (15 females … Continue reading

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