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Win the journey of a lifetime to Kenya

18th August 2010 Print
Journey Kenya

Journey Kenya is celebrating Kenya’s new dawn with an exciting competition. One lucky winner and a friend will win five unforgettable adventures including an epic balloon ride over the Maasai Mara at dawn, sun, sand, golf and scuba diving in Diani, spectacular night sky safaris in the Rift Valley and a night at Nairobi’s most chic hotel.

The Journey Kenya profile ( offers a wealth of information about planning an exotic holiday in this awe-inspiring land, home to the 8th Wonder of the World, the Maasai Mara.

And 140 characters is all it takes to win! WAYN members are being asked to describe their ultimate dream Kenyan holiday in 140 characters. The best entry will win a fully paid trip to Kenya to turn that dream into reality.

Famous for the ‘big five’, savannahs teeming with game, a bustling metropolis flavoured by exotic culture, pristine beaches, and the lofty mount Kenya, Kenya is one of Africa's prime tourist destinations.

The profile also features five of the best Kenyan hotels that will contribute to the adventure: Heritage Hotel Kenya’s Star gazing Great Rift Valley tour; Governor's Camp, famous for their spectacular dawn balloon tour over the Maasai Mara; Tribe Hotel with its Afro-fusion chic architecture and design, representative of Nairobi’s vibrance; Diving the Crab, offering holidaymakers the underwater delights of the Indian Ocean and the Leisure Lodge with its luscious greens for a round of golf and white sandy beaches.

At the launch of the competition, Gateri Kinuthia, co-Founder and CEO of Journey Kenya said: “Kenya has a diversity of experiences and beauty including and beyond being the home of the safari. Journey Kenya invites you to explore the Kenya less travelled.”

Jerome Touze, co-CEO and co-Founder of, commenting on the partnership, stated that it was a flagship example of the neat fit between Tourism and Social Media. He said: "The Journey Kenya profile not only looks great and engaging, the competition they have come up with is one of the best ways to showcase the best Kenya has to offer. Our members love sharing their experiences and aspirations so I look forward to their participation in this exciting initiative."

The competition will run for a two-month duration. To keep updated on the competition, and to learn more about Kenya, follow the adventure on WAYN, Twitter and Facebook.

The competition starts here -

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