Economic contribution of tourism in Kenya.

  title={Economic contribution of tourism in Kenya.},
  author={Elisabeth Valle and Mark Nelson Yobesia},
  journal={Tourism Analysis},
As in many other developing countries, tourism is one of the key drivers of Kenya's socioeconomic development. At independence in 1963, Kenya depended mainly on its exports of agricultural products such as coffee and tea for foreign exchange. However, with the decline in world market prices of these primary products, the country has turned to tourism as an alternative. In spite of the growing importance of tourism as a key industry, little information is available on the holistic economic… Expand

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