Summer is the chosen time to travel for most citizens of some parts of the world such as the United States. According to Statista.com, Kenya received two million tourists in 2019 and although the number reduced in 2020 and 2021; they are going up now. A number of international celebrities such as Naomi Campbell, The Elba’s, The Eto’s frequent Kenya and recently many famous content creators too.
In July, an American travel company Imara Retreat hosted by The Colored Girls organized a trip to Kenya and Tanzania that was attended by top American women in different fields such as creator Imani Elis, Skylar Marshai, and Tenicka Boyd. The trip was sponsored by Amazon and Magical Kenya.
The ladies’ itinerary included music and fashion shows, dinners and game drives. They were hosted at leading hotels in the city like Radisson Blu and Social House. The retreat also had a wellness, personal and professional development goal which enables the ladies to have a perfect combination of travel, relationship building and branding.
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Speaking during an event held to showcase Kenya’s diverse offerings to a group of 50 women from the colored girl community at the Nairobi National Park, Principle Secretary, state department for Tourism & Wildlife Zeinab Hussein said that group travel is today a big catalyst to tourism growth in terms of numbers and receipt, especially in the post covid19 era and that the government would take full advantage of it to pull travelers.
Founded in 2016, the Colored Girl is a global community of over 82,000 Black, Latinx, Indigenous & Asian women (BIWOC). The group which is the largest network of women of colour aims to nurture women to thrive in the world today and transform the world tomorrow by impacting the lives of communities through travel.