Strong growth for tourism in Kenya

Weekend Argus (Saturday Edition) - - BUSINESS -

NAIROBI: The num­ber of tourists vis­it­ing Kenya in the first nine months of this year rose 16 per­cent to 1.04 mil­lion com­pared with the same pe­riod a year ago, Tourism Min­is­ter Na­jib Balala said yes­ter­day.

Balala said Bri­tain had the high­est num­ber of tourists vis­it­ing Kenya, fol­lowed by the US. The min­is­ter said he ex­pected tourist numbers to reach 1.3 mil­lion by end-de­cem­ber.

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