4-Dec-2020 1:19 PM

International arrivals to Kenya down 72% for Jan-2020 to Oct-2020, gradual recovery since Aug-2020

Kenya's Tourism Research Institute reported (03-Dec-2020) international visitor arrivals decreased 72% year-on-year to 470,971 for Jan-2020 to Oct-2020. Performance in Jan/Feb-2020 was comparable to 2019, but this was followed by a "drastic decline" in Mar-2020 and a "total collapse" from Apr-2020 to Jul-2020. Gradual growth in arrivals was recorded since the reopening of Kenya's borders and airspace in Aug-2020. The top source markets for Jan-2020 to Oct-2020 were as follows:

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