Major increase in tourism in Kenya

16/06/2011 - Kenya property & investment news Posted by Neil King
Major increase in tourism in Kenya

Recent figures have recorded a substantial increase in the number of tourists heading to Kenya.In January of this year, there was a 40 per cent increase in tourism arrivals compared with the same month in 2010, data from the Kenya Tourist Board shows.Angie Sloan, UK director of the Kenya Tourist Board, said that a trip to Mombasa in Kenya will offer people a "myriad of experiences on their doorstep".She added: "Whether you are looking for a cultural city experience, world-class diving, unique wildlife safaris or lush rainforest to explore, Kenya's coast has it all."Mombasa's historical Old Town is rich in culture and tradition with its Arabic influences and ancient architecture it provides an interesting day trip as part of a relaxing beach holiday."Ms Sloan also noted that Kenya is a leading golf destination. Indeed, golfers looking for a beach break could enjoy the championship standard Leisure Lodge Beach and Golf Resort in Diani Beach.