01-12-2017 by redazione
"The citizens of African countries will have a visa to enter Kenya free".
The announcement was made by Kenyatta in person, on the day of his oath by re-elected President.
A statement that was liked immediately, and very much, by the associations of hoteliers and businessmen in the Kenyan tourism sector, and particularly by those of the coast.
Sam Ikwaye, head of the Kenya Hotelkeepers Association & Caterers (KAHC) has welcomed this decision.
"A move that can give a new impetus to tourism that has been put into crisis by these last few months of uncertainty - said Ikwaye - the issuance of visas to Africans arriving in our country, will motivate more regional and continental tourists to come to Kenya for holidays. We can think of marketing especially in countries that do not have landings on the sea and advertise the resorts of the coast.
Now, according to industry experts, there will have to be more arrivals on the coast of Pan-African flights, from Rwanda, Uganda but also less neighbouring African countries such as Ghana and Nigeria. Flights not only to Nairobi as it already happens, but also to Mombasa and why not, Malindi.
All this in anticipation of another possible solution to increase tourism, already launched some time ago by malindikenya. net and some Italian entrepreneurs: free visa for two weeks to all the tourists of the world, to invite them to visit this beautiful country.
Time period that could also serve companies, investors and business man interested in a business trip.
The paper visa to enter Kenya from tourists is still valid and has been extended by the Immigration "Sine die".
He also confirmed the President of Kenya Uhuru Kenyatta on the sidelines of the stand Kenyan Expo in Milan.
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