Tourists arrivals from Kenya to South Africa record 6.7 per cent growth

Tourist arrivals from Kenya to South Africa registered a 6.7 per cent growth in the first seven month of this year.

According to regional director for Africa at South African Tourism, Evelyn Mahlaba, the number of Kenyan tourists, who visited South Africa from January to July this year rose 6.7 per cent to 15,719 compared to the same period last year.

She said majority of Kenyan tourists who visited South Africa were leisure and business travellers while the rest were on holiday.

In order to build up the tourist numbers from Kenya, Ms Mahlaba said a delegation of South African Tourism will participate in Kenya’s largest travel show, Magical Kenya Travel Expo scheduled for October 12 to 14.

Source: TVC News