Awesome airfare DEALS to Kisumu in April

Awesome airfare DEALS to Kisumu in April

We are counting days to the Rotary District Conference and Assembly (DCA), scheduled for 20th to 23rd April, 2017.

We have managed to secure the following rates on both KQ and Fly 540 for travel to the DCA in Kisumu on the following itineraries:-

KENYA AIRWAYS FARE USD 145:-
GROUP A-15 GUESTS

KQ 650  20APR 4 NBOKIS       0615 0705

KQ 651  23APR 7 KISNBO       0745 0835

GROUP B-15 GUESTS

KQ 654  20APR 4 NBOKIS       0920 1010

KQ 655  23APR 7 KISNBO      1050 1140

GROUP C-10 GUESTS

KQ 654  19APR 3 NBOKIS       0920 1010

KQ 657  23APR 7 KISNBO       1355 1445

To secure your seat you will need to pay USD 50 by Monday 13th March.

READ ALSO: Download the 92nd DCA registration form HERE

Fly 540 30 Seats

Fare: KSh 13,540

5H 20APR NBO KIS 0630 0720

5H 23APR KIS NBO 1600 1650

For Fly540 contact Rebecca Olali on tel: 0722 540 540

Full payment is needed by Wednesday 22nd March 2017.

For more details contact: Hilda or Suan on Tel: 0715 347 577 or 0733 825 646

Email: Rotarydistrict9212@gmail.com

 

10 AMAZING hotel deals for the Kisumu DCA – as low as 3K!

10 AMAZING hotel deals for the Kisumu DCA – as low as 3K!

They say the early bird catches the fattest worm. In this case, the early Rotarian will “catch” the best deal. So, do not cry and say we did not tell you. Below are some amazing accommodation deals that SADLY expire on Friday 24th February 2017. Upon confirmation of booking(s), a 50% down payment and balance to be paid by 10th April 2017.

Kisumu will be the host City of the 92nd Rotary District Conference and Assembly (DCA), scheduled for 20th to 23rd April 2017. Have you booked your accommodation?

READ ALSO: 11 AMAZING facts about Kisumu City you most likely do NOT know

All the 10 hotels listed are not more than 10km away from Tom Mboya Labour College where the DCA will take place.

1. Anna’s Guest House

Single room on bed and breakfast basis @ KSh 2,900.
Double/twin room on bed and breakfast basis @ KSh 3,900.
The hotel is 1.5km from Tom Mboya Labour College.

2. Dewchurch Drive Hotel Ltd

Single room on bed and breakfast basis @ KSh 4,500.
Double/twin room on bed and breakfast basis @ KSh 5,500.
The hotel is 5km from Tom Mboya Labour College.

3. Royal City Hotel, Garden Hotel

Single room on bed and breakfast basis @ KSh 5,000.
Double/twin room on bed and breakfast basis @ KSh 6000.
The hotel is a 8 minutes drive to Tom Mboya Labour College.

READ ALSO: Download the 92nd DCA registration form HERE

4. Sunset Hotel

Single room on bed and breakfast basis @ KSh 5,000. 
Double/twin room on bed and breakfast basis @ KSh 6,500. 
The hotel is a 3 minutes drive to the Tom Mboya Labour College.

5. Jumuia Resort & Guest House

Single room on bed and breakfast basis @ KSh 5,500.
Double/twin room on bed and breakfast basis @ Kshs. 7,500.
The resort is 4 km from Tom Mboya Labour College.

lake-vacation

Remember to carry your swimming gear. There will be time for water sports for your and your family.

6. Pinecone Hotel
Single room on bed and breakfast basis @ KSh 6,000.
Double/twin room on bed and breakfast basis @ KSh. 7,500.
The hotel is 3 km from Tom Mboya Labour College.

7. Vittoria Suites

Single room on bed and breakfast basis @ KSh 6,500.
Double/twin room on bed and breakfast basis @ KSh 8,500.
The hotel is only 2 km from Tom Mboya Labour College.

8. Victoria Comfort Inn Hotel
Single room on bed and breakfast basis @ KSh 7,000.
Double/twin room on bed and breakfast basis @ KSh 8,500.
The hotel is 5.3 km from Tom Mboya Labour College.

READ ALSO: Important things you need to KNOW about the District Conference in Kisumu

9. Imperial Hotel & Express
Single room on bed and breakfast basis @ KSh 8,300.
Double / twin room on bed and breakfast basis @ KSh 10,920.
The hotel is only  1.5km from Tom Mboya Labour College.

 10. Sovereign Hotel

Single room on bed and breakfast basis @ 12,000.

Double / twin room on bed and breakfast basis @ Kshs. 14,000.
The hotel is only 1 km from Tom Mboya Labour College

dinner

Book your hotel early so you can enjoy a good discount for a hotel of your choice without worrying about cost. And they really do serve some great food!

Airport Transfer Rates (Kisumu)

From Kisumu Airport to any of the above town hotels. Saloon vehicle/Noah @ KSh 1,500 per transfer per vehicle. It would be a good idea to carpool and save on costs.

Reservations and Payment Terms:

To guarantee reservation Rotarians will be required to email your name, stating hotel of choice and number of nights to be booked in before Friday 24th February 2017. Upon confirmation of booking(s), a 50% down payment and balance to be paid by 10th April 2017.
All the bookings to be sent to tours@travelcreations.co.ke (0716 810 282)

Tel: 254 20 2712011 / 2712015 / 2719209 / 2731659 / 2731660

24/7 Office Mobile Phones: 0722335866, 0734600842

Website: www.travelcreations.co.ke

Important: Please note some hotels require a non-refundable deposit to secure bookings. This information will be brought to your attention should it apply to your bookings.

Payment can be done to us either by Cheque; payable to TRAVEL CREATIONS LTD or bank deposit.

Bank account details-KES

Account Name: Travel Creations Ltd

Bank: KCB Bank

Branch: Kipande House

Account No: 1104102455

Currency:  KES.
SWIFT CODE: KCBLKENX

11 AMAZING facts about Kisumu City you most likely do NOT know

11 AMAZING facts about Kisumu City you most likely do NOT know

Kisumu City will be hosting the 92nd Rotary District Conference and Assembly (DCA), scheduled for 20th to 23rd April, 2017. I fished out (pun intended) some amazing facts that I bet you did not know. 

1. Kisumu hosted the first air flight in East and Central Africa; an inaugural mail flight from Kisumu to England in 1931.

2. In October 1900, the 62-ton ship SS William Mackinnon was reassembled and registered in Kisumu and made its maiden voyage to Entebbe. The SS Winifred (1901) and the SS Sybil (1901) were later added to the fleet in 1902 and 1904 respectively.

READ ALSODownload the 92nd DCA registration form HERE

3. Grace Onyango was elected as mayor of Kisumu town in 1965. She become the first woman mayor in Africa.

4. New Nyanza Provincial Hospital is locally referred to as a ‘Russia’ because it was built with funding from the Soviet government in the 1960’s.

Kisumu came from the Luo word “sumo” which literally means “a place of barter trade”.

Kisumu came from the Luo word “sumo” which literally means “a place of barter trade”.

5. Winston Churchill visited Kisumu in 1907.

6. Kondele shopping centre arguably boasts one of the highest number of bars and drinking places per kilometer in Kenya ( if not Africa).

8. The first skeleton plan for Kisumu was prepared in 1899. Another plan was later prepared in May, 1900.

READ ALSO: 6 reasons why you MUST attend the 2017 District Conference & Assembly in Kisumu

9. The famous town clock on Oginga Odinga street was unveiled on 19 August 1938 by the then Governor of Kenya Sir Robert Brooke-Popham.

10. The Huduma Centre building is the tallest in Kisumu.

11. Some of the white settlers actually believed, erroneously that it derived its name from ‘sumu’ – a Swahili word meaning poison because of the dangerous malaria-carrying mosquitoes in the area.

It was first named Port Florence after Florence Preston, the wife of the senior railways engineer.

Kisumu was first named Port Florence after Florence Preston, the wife of the senior railways engineer.

 

Download the 92nd DCA registration form HERE

Download the 92nd DCA registration form HERE

The Rotary District Conference and Assembly (DCA) is scheduled for 20th to 23rd April, 2017. You can now register by downloading the form online. Book a slot NOW and you will be allowed to pay in two easy installments. 

Download the form HERE.

The purpose of the district conference is to provide opportunities for networking, inspirational addresses, and discussions of Rotary-related matters. The event should recognize the service programs, projects, and public relations achievements in the district in order to inspire Rotarians to become more involved in service.

READ ALSO: Why 100 Rotarians will get an amazing OFFER in ‘NJAA-NUARY’

The conference should also give Rotarians and clubs a vision of Rotary beyond the club level and provide a memorable fellowship experience. Many Rotarians have said that they were never truly enthusiastic about Rotary until they saw an inspirational presentation at a district conference.

Get the offer NOW by following four easy steps:

  1. Download the registration form below
  2. Fill the registration
  3. Pay your $100 deposit in the bank or use MPesa (see details below)
  4. Email the form and cash deposit details to: Isaac Gitoho, the DCA Chairman – isaac.gitoho@ecoenergy.co.ke

Payment details

Bank: Prime Bank Limited

Branch: Riverside

Name: ROTARY INTERNATIONAL DISTRICT 9212- 92ND DCA KISUMU

Address: P.O. BOX 43825-00100 Nairobi

KES A/C NO. 200 009 8018

USD A/C NO. 200 109 8026

Bank Code: 010

Branch Code: 008

Swift Code: PRIEKENX

MPesa Paybill

Paybill No: 982800

Acc No: 2000098018

6 reasons why you MUST attend the 2017 District Conference & Assembly in Kisumu

6 reasons why you MUST attend the 2017 District Conference & Assembly in Kisumu

The 92nd District Conference and Assembly (DCA) that will be hosted at the great Lakeside city of Kisumu – Kenya’s third largest City on 20th – 23rd April, 2017.

The DCA will be held at the Tom Mboya  Labour college named after Joseph Thomas  Mboya arguably Kenya’s best Minister since independence  from the 20th to 23rd, April 2017. As a Rotarian, why MUST you attend the DCA?

1. Meet many Rotarians in one place – This is a perfect opportunity to network and share ideas with other Rotarians. You will also get to know the amazing projects going on around the Country. A DCA is one of the most enjoyable and rewarding privileges of Rotary membership.

READ ALSO: Message from DCA Chairman 

2. Meaningful membership – A DCA is for all club members and their spouses, not just for club officers and committee members. The purpose of a DCA is for fellowship, good fun, inspirational speakers and discussion of matters which make one’s Rotary membership more meaningful.

3. Very rewarding experience – Every person who attends a DCA finds that being a Rotarian becomes even more rewarding because of the new experiences, insights and acquaintances developed at the conference. Those who attend a conference enjoy going back, year after year.

tilapia-fish

Yummy!! Delicious Tilapia; a reason to visit Kisumu!

4. A very important Rotary event – Every one of Rotary’s more than 500 districts has a conference annually. These meetings are considered so important that the Rotary International president selects a knowledgeable Rotarian as his personal representative to attend and address each conference. You should not MISS!

READ ALSO: Personal invite for DG Richard Omwela 

5. Become a better Club member or leader – One of the unexpected benefits of attending a DCA is the opportunity to become better acquainted with members of one’s own club in an informal setting. Lasting friendships grow from the fellowship hours at the district conference.

6. A holiday away from the usual – This is a good opportunity to take a break, visit a new City and have fun with like minded people interested in serving humanity. Plus you can tour interesting places as group and promote local tourism.

Now what are you waiting for? Register HERE!

Purpose of a DCA

The purpose of the district conference is to provide opportunities for networking, inspirational addresses, and discussions of Rotary-related matters. The event should recognize the service programs, projects, and public relations achievements in the district in order to inspire Rotarians to become more involved in service.

The conference should also give Rotarians and clubs a vision of Rotary beyond the club level and provide a memorable fellowship experience. Many Rotarians have said that they were never truly enthusiastic about Rotary until they saw an inspirational presentation at a district conference.