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InterCon Nairobi marks 50th anniversary

Founding father Mzee Jomo Kenyatta and First Lady Mama Ngina Kenyatta were the first guests.

In Summary

• The hotel held a cocktail event to celebrate the anniversary.

Botswana High Commissioner Amb Duke Lefhoko and InterContinental Hotel GM Oliver Geyer
Botswana High Commissioner Amb Duke Lefhoko and InterContinental Hotel GM Oliver Geyer
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InterContinental Hotel recently celebrated 50 years of existence. The iconic hotel in Nairobi City centre was opened on May 21, 1969.

Founding father Mzee Jomo Kenyatta and First Lady Mama Ngina Kenyatta were the first guests.

 

InterContinental hotel held a cocktail event to celebrate the anniversary, and it was attended by guests including the first employees.

Pioneer employee businessman Reuben Muricio
Pioneer employee businessman Reuben Muricio
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InterCon sales manager Peter Olale and Adventure Vaccation EA MD Jacqy Oyuchi
InterCon sales manager Peter Olale and Adventure Vaccation EA MD Jacqy Oyuchi
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Happy Occasions event planner Tony Mwangi, Chartered Institute of Marketing GM Fredrick Owiyo and InterCon key accounts manager Aurelius Mukuna
Happy Occasions event planner Tony Mwangi, Chartered Institute of Marketing GM Fredrick Owiyo and InterCon key accounts manager Aurelius Mukuna
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Soilco Kenya MD Kris Verspecht, Liara Family Boutique director Sandra Mwelu and hotelier Rasa Geyer
Soilco Kenya MD Kris Verspecht, Liara Family Boutique director Sandra Mwelu and hotelier Rasa Geyer
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InterCon government relations manager Kavi Mwendwa and daughter Kathimi Mwendwa
InterCon government relations manager Kavi Mwendwa and daughter Kathimi Mwendwa
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