REASONS WHY KENYANS TOURISM INDUSTRY IS MORE DEVELOPED THAN THAT OF OTHER EAST AFRICAN COUNTRIES

REASONS WHY KENYANS TOURISM INDUSTRY IS MORE DEVELOPED THAN THAT OF OTHER EAST AFRICAN COUNTRIES

  • Kenya is endowed with a variety of beautiful scenery in form of coastal land forms, volcanic features as well as coastal towns like Mombasa which attracts many tourists.
  • Kenya has had a longer period of political stability which has attracted more tourists than Uganda and Tanzania.
  • Kenya has various National parks and game reserves like Tsavo National Park that are well distributed throughout the country hence attracting a large number of tourists.
  • Kenya’s national parks are blessed with many well trained guides who encourage more tourists to go to Kenya.
  • Kenya has a well established Hotel industry that is well managed and services are of high standards than in other East African countries.
  • The government of Kenya through the Kenya Tourist Development Co-operation ensures strict wild life preservation programs and laws which ensures continuity of the activity.
  • Kenya has a well developed transport system in terms of roads, railways and air transport making it easy for the tourists to move within the country.
  • A lot of research is carried out by the Kenya Tourism Development Co-operation in terms of checking the population of animals and birds in National parks and Game reserves as well as improving the management of the entire tourism industry.
  • Kenya lies along the coast of East Africa which is easily accessible by the tourists from Europe, Asia and U.S.A.
  • Kenya introduced a new system of travel known as package holiday since 1970 which ensures that tourists are given subsidized rates hence attracting many more.

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