Kenya Travel statistics (Infrograph)

Tourism visitor arrivals into Kenya (2004 - 2012)
Tourism visitor arrivals into Kenya (2004 – 2012)

Kenyan economy, like many African Countries is a net importer – we buy more from abroad than our exports. Tourism is one of the main foreign exchange earner and any reduction in tourist numbers affects the economy – from owners of hotels,

The graph shows the visitors trend from 2004 to 2012. The graph clearly reflects the negative impact of the post election violence in 2008. It also shows a decline in visitors in 2011 when Kenyan’s defense forces joined African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) in Somalia to flush out Al Shabaab.

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  • interesting read looks like terrorism did not affect tourism as much as we were meant to think


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