Tour operator births horticultural tourism in Kenya

A Kenyan tour operator is flying flower enthusiasts from leading export markets to flower growing zones in the country in what is christened ‘horticultural tourism’.

This new form of tourism by Cranbrook Tours’ in partnership with Locals and Associates Company Limited adds to an emerging global trend in agro-tourism, shifting the sector from traditional animal scenes and culture tourism.

The firm which is domiciled in Nairobi and offers all-round tour services including air booking and ticketing, airport transfers, visa application and hotel management last month flew in over 100 horticultural tourists to attend the just concluded 16th edition of the Naivasha Horticultural Fair.

During the tour, visitors had the opportunity to visit various flower farms in the country including Oserian Limited, Finlay Flower and Tambuzi Limited.

Read more at The Star (Victor Amadala)

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