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Kenya Stats July - SeptemberBy ATTA®
KTB reports that international arrivals to Kenya within the period (July – September), closed at 591,996, compared to the same period last year which posted 587,385, indicating a growth of 0.8%.
During the period, arrivals through the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) closed at 420,770 which is a growth of 4.8% compared to 401,533 in 2018/19.
Moi International Airport Mombasa (MIAM) received 28,850 visitors, compared to 28,614 in 2018/19, representing a 1.1% growth. Cross-border arrivals closed at 127,862 which a decline of 13.4% compared to 147,576 in the same period in FY2018/19.
The latest UNWTO Confidence Index findings postulate that global tourism performance for 2019 remains positive yet cautious and with signs of moderate growth for the remainder of the year. The growth has been driven by some strong economies, affordable air travel, increased air connectivity and visa facilitation.
Source: Kenya Tourism Board