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ARABIAN HOTEL INVESTMENT CONFERENCE - 2013 5 TH & 6 TH MAY 2013 1 MOMBASA INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION CENTRE Kenya Tourist Development Corporation

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ARABIAN HOTEL INVESTMENT CONFERENCE - 2013 5 TH & 6 TH MAY 2013 1 MOMBASA INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION CENTRE Kenya Tourist Development Corporation Slide 2 ARABIAN HOTEL INVESTMENT CONFERENCE - 2013 5 TH & 6 TH MAY 2013 2 PROJECT PROFILE Development of a multi purpose Convention Centre, with a contemporary design to ensure large event(s) are successfully held in Kenya and improve medium to large-scale international conferences exhibitions averaging around 3000 delegates. ECONOMIC BENEFITS MICE delegates have higher per capita spending Employment creation High economic multiplier effect. Increased publicity of the destination and hence future visitation SOCIAL BENEFITS Increase in standards of living. Increased level of global issue understanding due to with visitors. Increased knowledge from discussions of the conference. Human cohesion and co-existence Slide 3 ARABIAN HOTEL INVESTMENT CONFERENCE - 2013 5 TH & 6 TH MAY 2013 3 Sponsors Profile Owned by the Government of Kenya KTDC has financed and invested in significant projects in a partnership with the private sector through equity and lending to the tourism sector KTDC has significant equity investments in some of the leading International chains such as Hilton Hotel and Hotel Intercontinental in Nairobi. KENYA TOURIST DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION Slide 4 ARABIAN HOTEL INVESTMENT CONFERENCE - 2013 5 TH & 6 TH MAY 2013 4 Kenyas profile as a Meetings, Incentive travel, Conferences and Exhibition (MICE) destination is improving. Kenya is strategically located within Africa and between Middle East, Asia and Europe and well served by international airlines. Kenya is an exotic tourist destination with great weather all year round. Expansive choice of accommodation. Kenya is an economic and transit hub for Eastern and Central Africa. Kenyas official language is English speaking nation with adequate capacity for translation to major international languages during conferences Kenya is a safe destination Kenya as a M.I.C.E destination Kenya as a M.I.C.E destination Slide 5 ARABIAN HOTEL INVESTMENT CONFERENCE - 2013 5 TH & 6 TH MAY 2013 5 Mombasa Mombasa is on Kenyas Indian Ocean coastline, approximately midway between the border with Tanzania in the south and Somalia in the north. It is the main entry point to the beach resorts to the north & south of the city. Mombasa is an old town with Arabic, Indian and Portuguese influences that has the largest port in East Africa Mombasas main advantage as a conference venue is the large accommodation capacity that exists because of its position as Kenyas main tourist city. It is estimated that there are 4,200 rooms in the vicinity of the conference centre location; Bamburi Mombasa as a destination can also cater to conferences for which organizers are seeking a more serene environment Mombasa boasts of white sandy beaches and a pristine coral reef along one of the widest shorelines on the continent Slide 6 ARABIAN HOTEL INVESTMENT CONFERENCE - 2013 5 TH & 6 TH MAY 2013 6 Mombasa on the Kenyan Map Slide 7 ARABIAN HOTEL INVESTMENT CONFERENCE - 2013 5 TH & 6 TH MAY 2013 7 Population: 500,000 Religion: Christianity, Islam and other religions Language: Swahili & English Exports: Tourism, Coffee, Tea, Cement and Cotton Climate: Tropical with temperature between 20 35 Degrees Celsius Rainfall: 40 inches (1,000mm) in a year Currency: Kenya Shilling Time Difference: 3 Hours ahead of GMT Distance from Nairobi: 487KM (305 Miles) by road Major Airport: Moi International Airport Neighboring Towns: Malindi (1 hour) Watamu (2 hours) ** The Moi International Airport has been renovated and a new terminal built to accommodate larger aircrafts and increased passenger traffic Mombasa Facts and Figures Slide 8 ARABIAN HOTEL INVESTMENT CONFERENCE - 2013 5 TH & 6 TH MAY 2013 8 The Site at Bamburi Bamburi is a short distance to the north of Mombasa town Bamburi/Lafarge is a cement factory near a limestone quarry. Bamburi has evolved from an industrial polluter to an environmental success Instead of leaving empty quarries the owners of Bamburi embarked on a reclamation project some decades ago, not only to cover the scars of mining but also make a contribution to environmental preservation. Worked out quarries have been planted with fast growing trees to create forests which have then been populated with mammals such as deer and other species These forests are open to the public with nature trails and open spaces for picnics, parties and concerts In one section the company has created a nature reserve called Haller Park featuring wildlife in a mini- safari experience Slide 9 ARABIAN HOTEL INVESTMENT CONFERENCE - 2013 5 TH & 6 TH MAY 2013 9 Lafarge Eco-systems, Awards & Recognition 2012: Trip Adviser Certificate of Excellence 2012: Renewal of Wildlife Habitat Council Certification (USA) 2009: Best in environmental improvement practices (Kenya Company of the Year Awards) 2008: Best Corporate Citizenship & Social Responsibility Award (Commonwealth Business Council Awards) 2007: Total Eco Challenge-Gold Award (Corporate Category 1987: UNEP Global 500 Roll of Honour award Slide 10 ARABIAN HOTEL INVESTMENT CONFERENCE - 2013 5 TH & 6 TH MAY 2013 10 A total of 18 hectares has been allocated by the Bamburi/Lafarge Cement Company to Mombasa Convention Centre Limited (a Joint Venture between KTDC & The Treasury on the basis of a long lease The site is several meters below road level & therefore the bulk of the MICC can be hidden from view avoiding a blot on the landscape that the owners of Bamburi have strived to achieve The eco-friendly focus of Bamburi/Lafarge means that the MICC will have to incorporate energy saving, water saving and as much environmentally positive features as possible The location of MICC within the proximity of a nature reserve, forest and a cement factory presents a unique opportunity for the MICC to market itself as the only known international convention centre within such a setting and be ideal for conferences with environmental theme Slide 11 ARABIAN HOTEL INVESTMENT CONFERENCE - 2013 5 TH & 6 TH MAY 2013 11 Proposed Design of the Mombasa International Conference Centre The Pre-Feasibility report suggests a total capacity of 3,500 persons Main Auditorium having a capacity of 2,000 delegates on raked seating Flat floor meeting/event space seating about 1,000 delegates Two meeting rooms for about 150 persons each Two meeting rooms for about 25 persons each Two boardrooms for 15 persons each Flexibility to be incorporated in the design of the facility to enable hosting of smaller conferences/events in the main auditorium without appearing empty Further suggestions on space will be derived from the demand for other facilities e.g. Catering, Retail and Business Services as well as internationally accepted space ratios Facilities to be included apart from dedicated conference and exhibition space are: Museum (Swahili history & Culture), Boma (Cultural Centre) and Casino Slide 12 ARABIAN HOTEL INVESTMENT CONFERENCE - 2013 5 TH & 6 TH MAY 2013 12 Site layout. Slide 13 ARABIAN HOTEL INVESTMENT CONFERENCE - 2013 5 TH & 6 TH MAY 2013 13 Public private Partnership (PPP) Management Contract INVESTMENT OPTIONS Financing Option Slide 14 ARABIAN HOTEL INVESTMENT CONFERENCE - 2013 5 TH & 6 TH MAY 2013 14 Conclusions There is a case for development of an International Convention Centre in the attractive tourist city of Mombasa Mombasa is an ideal location for development of an International Convention Centre due to the tourism infrastructure already in existence The site in Bamburi is highly suitable and will provide a unique environment which will assist in marketing the facility A facility with a maximum capacity of 4,000 is recommended with the main auditorium for between 2,000 2,500 delegates Other facilities on site to complement the conference facility will include a Museum/Cultural Centre, Boma style entertainment Centre and a Casino Slide 15 ARABIAN HOTEL INVESTMENT CONFERENCE - 2013 5 TH & 6 TH MAY 2013 15 MARINA DEVELOPMENT ALONG KENYAN SOUTH COAST. Slide 16 ARABIAN HOTEL INVESTMENT CONFERENCE - 2013 5 TH & 6 TH MAY 2013 16 PROJECT PROFILE A marina is an eco-tourism concept of a sheltered harbor where boats and yachts are kept in the water and where services geared to the needs of recreational boating are found. ECONOMIC BENEFITS GDP Tourism accounts for about 10% of the GDP. This is bound to increase with the new development by increasing international visitor arrivals and increasing the multiplier effect with the introduction of new tourism activities. Apart from investment linked directly to the marina, there is also a potential benefit to wider levels of investment. SOCIAL BENEFITS Direct employment - Estimates of the number of direct jobs supported by the marina are based on its planned size and the number of boats forecast to use it each year. The commercial development linked to the marina scheme will generate employment impacts of its own. Slide 17 ARABIAN HOTEL INVESTMENT CONFERENCE - 2013 5 TH & 6 TH MAY 2013 17 Kenya Vision 2030 identifies Marina development as a niche product which aims to enhance capacity by investing in and upgrading hotel facilities and to strengthen the existing beach tourism recreational products along the Kenyan coast through yachting activities. The project is to be realized through collaboration between Government and Private sector. Project Drivers Slide 18 ARABIAN HOTEL INVESTMENT CONFERENCE - 2013 5 TH & 6 TH MAY 2013 18 The proposed development envisages making the region a yachting hub in the Indian Ocean coast with itineraries to evocative destinations such as Zanzibar, Mauritius, the Comoros, Madagascar and Seychelles as well as to South African region. Visitors sailing their private leisure boat may moor f