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US Is the Top Tourism Market for Kenya
10/Jan/2017
For the first time, U.S. visitors to Kenya will outpace Brits, says a new report in Kenya’s Daily Nation.
“According to data released by the Kenya Tourism Board (KTB), 82,363 American visitors toured the country between January and October, surpassing 80,821 tourist arrivals from Britain,” writes Mathias Ringa.
While there was an increase in U.S. visitors, British visitors also decreased.
“According to data released by the Kenya Tourism Board (KTB), 82,363 American visitors toured the country between January and October, surpassing 80,821 tourist arrivals from Britain,” notes Ringa.

“To increase further the tourist arrivals from the US, the government will February next year host 3,000 American travel agents for them to familiarize with our tourism products,” tourism cabinet secretary Najib Balala tells Daily Nation.
U.K. arrivals were down by more than 4,000 visitors in 2016, according to the report.
India was the third largest source market for tourists to Kenya and Uganda was the fourth largest, followed by China.
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