Uganda joins Kenya’s list of top tourist market source

Uganda displaced Germany as Kenya’s top vacationer market, as per another report. The best-performing markets include the USA, UK, and India with Uganda and China taking over Germany and Italy from the traditional top five destinations. The US has displaced the UK as the main international tourist market source, industry information reveals.

The tourism industry of Kenya is experiencing positive development trends as international arrivals for January to October 2016 by sea and air closed at 729,682 contrasted with 628,345 in 2015, representing a 16.1% increment.

Kenya Tourism Board information additionally shows arrivals between January and September 2016 rose by 12.5%, to 983,876 contrasted with 874,544 recorded a year back.

“This powerful surge in tourist numbers can be a result of marketing strategies and impetuses started by the Ministry of Tourism and the Kenya Tourism Board,” the communication from KTB read.