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Kenya’s tourism stakeholders upbeat over growth of cruise tourism

Kenya’s tourism stakeholders on Thursday expressed optimism about the growth of cruise tourism next season which begins in September. The Kenya Association of Hotelkeepers and Caterers Coast Executive Director Sam Ikwaye said the arrival of six cruise ships at the Kenyan coast is a sign of confidence for the destination. (xinhuanet.com)

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Kenya: Balala pessimistic as KPA cruise ship terminal three months late

The construction of a cruise ship terminal at the Port of Mombasa is taking too long and Kenya risks being locked out of the cruise circuit. Tourism Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala said it takes two to three years to arrange a cruise programme and that preparations for the next one were ongoing. (the-star.co.ke)

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Mombasa port, Kenya, gains global recognition as cruise hub

The Port of Mombasa is attracting growing attention from cruise tourists sailing along the Indian Ocean rim. At the recently concluded Seatrade Cruise Global international cruiselines praised the port’s beautiful scenery and beach attractions. (tandardmedia.co.ke)

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Kenya Building Cruise Terminal at Mombasa

East Africa’s biggest port of Mombasa will spend 100 million shillings ($980,392.16) to build a new cruise ship terminal aimed at boosting tourism, port management said on Wednesday. (marinelink.com)

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