Tourism industry in Kenya growing at 5.2% until 2025

reogma|Tourism industry in Kenya growing at 5.2% until 2025

Kenya's tourism sector is the second largest Forex recipient after tea industry. It is a diverse sector within the entire East African region.

  • Definition / Scope
  • Market Overview
  • Market Risks
  • Top Market Opportunities
  • Market Drivers
  • Market Restraints
  • Industry Challenges
  • Technology Trends
  • Regulatory Trends
  • Other Key Market Trends
  • Market Size and Forecast
  • Market Outlook
  • Distribution Chain Analysis
  • Competitive Landscape
  • Competitive Factors
  • Strategic Conclusion
  • References

Definition / Scope

Travel & Tourism is an important economic activity in most countries around the world. The industry has significant indirect and induced impacts as well.

The indirect contribution of travel and tourism sector of Kenya is greater than that of the direct contribution to GDP. The indirect contribution can be explained by three factors which are:

  • Capital Investment spending by all the players involved in the industry
  • Government spending of the promotion and support of Tourism activities in the country
  • Purchase of domestic goods and services directly by different industries within the Travel & tourism

The contribution made by the tourism sector is mostly to GDP and the employment sectors of the country.

The tourism sectors direct impact to the economy of the country was $2.5 billion i.e. 3.7 percent in 2016. As of 2018 quarter end, the expected figure is $8 billion which will account 9.6% of GDP and is foretasted to reach $1.33 trillion and growth by 5.1 percent by 2028 which will account 9.1 percent of GDP. Also this sector has directly provided employment opportunities to 399,000 Kenyans which accounts as 3.4 percent of total workforce in Kenya.

reogma|Tourism industry in Kenya growing at 5.2% until 2025


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