Nairobi — The Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) expects a serious increase in Kenya’s tourism sector forward of Britain’s King Charles III and Queen Camilla’s go to to Kenya.
KTB, in a press release, stated that the upcoming go to will create a buzz for the nation, attracting consideration from vacationers and traders within the UK and past.
“This go to will undoubtedly improve the variety of UK vacationers coming to Kenya and can enable us to indicate the very best of Kenya to folks within the Commonwealth and world wide,” stated KTB performing CEO John Chirchir.
The UK royalties will, amongst different locations, go to the coastal metropolis of Mombasa, a transfer that may increase the realm’s financial system that’s reliant on tourism.
“On the coast we’re delighted to be internet hosting Their Majesties, it’s a unbelievable alternative to indicate what the Coast has to supply, from marine conservations to luxurious accommodations, the area’s largest port to unparalleled sandy seashores and demonstrates the significance of coastal tourism to the broader sector,” stated Kenya Coast Tourism Affiliation (KCTA) chairperson Victor Shitakha.
In keeping with KTB, Kenya obtained 101,167 guests from the UK this 12 months, up from 83,126 arrivals in the identical interval final 12 months, a rise of 21.7 %.
The British Excessive Fee in Nairobi stated the King and Queen will go to Kenya from October 31 to November 3, 2023.