Kenya Tourism Report Q2 2012

  • ID: 2097278
  • March 2012
  • Region: Kenya
  • 45 Pages
  • Business Monitor International
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Tourist Arrivals Grow Strongly In 2011

The swift action by Kenyan military forces in cracking down on al-Shabaab terrorist activity in southwestern Somalia during recent months should hopefully mean any impact on tourism from the September and October 2011 kidnappings and murders of foreign citizens is relatively short. However, the risk remains that a prolonged period of fighting with al-Shabaab forces in Somalia could lead to an increase in suicide bomb attacks or other terrorist activity in Kenya over the longer term.

Tourist arrivals for 2011 did not fall off as drastically as BMI had feared when compiling the previous quarterly report. According to figures released by the Ministry of Tourism in February 2012, tourist arrivals by air and sea grew by 15% over the full year to 1,265,136, up from the 1,095,842 arrivals in 2010. Minister of Tourism Najib Balala has said Kenya will continue to market itself to new and emerging markets in 2012 as it seeks to diversify its source tourism markets.

The strong tourist arrivals performance in 2011 was a slight surprise given that many Western governments had issued travel advisories for Kenya. In January 2012, the UK’s READ MORE >

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Executive Summary
SWOT Analysis
Kenya Tourism SWOT
Kenya Political SWOT
Kenya Economic SWOT
Kenya Business Environment SWOT
Industry Forecast Scenario
Table: Arrivals, 2008-2015
Table: Hotels Data, 2008-2015 (‘000, unless stated)
Table: Tourist Expenditure And Economic Impact, 2008-2015
Inbound Tourism
Table: Inbound Tourism By Region, 2008-2015 (‘000, unless stated)
Outbound Tourism
Table: Outbound Tourism, 2008-2015
Market Overview – Travel
Commercial Airlines
Road Transport
Global Oil Products Price Outlook
Market Overview – Hospitality
Accommodation Developments
Tourism Regions In Kenya
Tourism Infrastructure
Tourism Bank
Industry Associations
Business Environment Outlook
Table: Middle East And Africa Tourism Business Environment Ratings
Global Assumptions
Table: Global Assumptions, 2010-2016
Table: Global And Regional Real GDP Growth, 2010-2013 (% change y-o-y)
Table: Developed Market Exchange Rates, 2011-2013
Table: Emerging Market Exchange Rates, 2010-2013
Developed States
Table: Developed States Real GDP Growth, 2010-2013
Emerging Markets
Table: Emerging Markets Real GDP Growth 2010-2013
Table: BMI And Bloomberg Consensus Real GDP Growth Forecasts, 2011 And 2012 (%)
Company Profiles
Heritage Management
Kenya Airways
TPS East Africa
BMI Methodology
How We Generate Our Industry Forecasts
Tourism Industry
Tourism Ratings – Methodology
Table: Tourism Business Environment Indicators
Table: Weighting of Components

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