Why the number of foreign tourists visiting Kenya has been on the decline in the recent past

Why the number of foreign tourists visiting Kenya has been on the decline in the recent past

Deterioration of transport infrastructure making travel treacherous and uncomfortable Insecurity due to politically instigated tribal clashes Negative publicity externally by the international/foreign media Poor management of wildlife resources which have been a major tourist attraction Competition from alternative tourist destinations/countries Unfavourable climate e.g. due to the El-NiƱo weather phenomenon Shortage of well trained personnel in …

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Problems associated with tourism in Kenya

Problems associated with tourism in Kenya

It encourages poaching as tourists demand for souvenirs in form of game trophies. Presence of tourists encourages crimes as they attract criminals. There is an increase in school drop-outs as children are enticed to leave school to show tourists around or to engage in illicit sexual behaviours with tourists. It increases use of drug trafficking …

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Problems facing tourism in Kenya

Problems facing tourism in Kenya

Insecurity in parks. Some tourists are attacked and their property stolen from them. This scares the tourists who fear to visit again. Terrorist attacks. Our country has in the recent past been a victim of terror attack where hundreds of people have been killed and property destroyed. E.g, the recent Westgate Mall Attack in Nairobi …

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Factors influencing tourism in Kenya

Factors influencing tourism in Kenya

The government through the ministry of tourism and information make vigorous publicity campaigns to create awareness on the tourist attritions in Kenya to popularize Kenya as a tourist destination. Arrangements of group bookings (Packaged tours) are made in the tourist source countries to make travel and accommodation cheaper for the tourists. High caliber personnel are …

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WHAT IS INTERNATIONAL TOURISM?

WHAT IS INTERNATIONAL TOURISM?

This is the visit by tourists to other countries. The countries which are popular to Kenyan tourists areDubai, India, UK, US, Uganda, Tanzania and South America. Most Kenyans visit these countries for business trips (Dubai) and studies or employment. Most Kenyans visit Uganda and Tanzania on business trips or holidays because of their proximity

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