Tag: Travelers


62 million: No. of international arrivals in Africa in 2017

Africa reached a record 62 million international arrivals in 2017, translating to a growth of 8%. Arrivals in Sub-Saharan Africa increased by 5% while North Africa enjoyed a strong recovery with a 13% growth in arrivals. The continental growth supersedes that of the international number, which stood at 7% inRead More

New Star Rankings for Hotels in Kenya

Nairobi, Kenya – 10th August 2016 – Kenya Tourism Authority has released the official star ranking of hotels and accommodation properties in the Coast and upcountry regions of the South Rift, Central and Eastern regions. This follows an earlier ranking which covered Nyanza, Western and South Rift regions. While rankingsRead More

Why Cities Need to Invest in Urban Tourism

“The world’s urban population is expected to grow by 61% by year 2030. This will have a considerable impact on urban tourism” According to a report the ITB World Travel Trends Report 2013/14, the volume of city trips increased by 47% worldwide in the period 2009-2013. The report goes onRead More