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In recent years, Kenya's tourism has not kept pace with competition. This study attempts to empirically evaluate Kenya's tourist source markets in the light of growing competition for tourists. The paper uses a Constant Market Share (CMS) analysis to decompose growth of tourist arrivals from key...

Author(s)
Njiraini, P.; Mwongera, N.; Kiarie, S. W.; Wang'ombe, H.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2015, 32, 8, pp 971-989
Abstract

Tourism is a very important source for foreign revenue for Kenya, as well as the main supporter and rationale for wildlife conservation in the country. But most of this revenue is from international tourists, which the government and stakeholders seem to invest and focus on more rather than ...

Author(s)
Manono, G.; Rotich, D.
Publisher
International Institute for Science, Technology & Education (IISTE), New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Natural Sciences Research, 2013, 3, 1, pp 131-139
Abstract

This chapter examines the evolution of Kenya's coastal tourism from small scale to a mass phenomenon and the emerging dependence on international tourism trade that threatens the sustainability of Kenya's coastal tourism industry.

Author(s)
Kibicho, W.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Coastal tourism development: planning and management issues, 2009, pp 67-87
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Security concerns especially from terrorism events and travel warnings against the country presents a challenge to the tourism industry in Kenya. This study applies the Arellano-Bond difference GMM model to analyze the effects of terrorism and travel warning on demand for tourism in Kenya....

Author(s)
Masinde, B.; Buigut, S.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2018, 23, 2, pp 283-288
Abstract

This thesis uses a linear structural relationship (LISREL) approach to examine the impact of tour packaging, visitor characteristics, and trip attributes on preference, expenditure and satisfaction among the international tourists visiting Kenya for holidays. Using data from 1566 tourists (1169...

Author(s)
Odunga, P. O.
Publisher
Wageningen Universiteit (Wageningen University), Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Choice of attractions, expenditure and satisfaction of international tourists to Kenya, 2005, pp xi + 193 pp.
Abstract

This paper first presents an overview of tourism development in Kenya, pointing out that the emphasis in the country has been mainly on beach and wildlife tourism, to the total exclusion of cultural tourism. Based on personal field observations, key informant interviews, and secondary data, the...

Author(s)
Irandu, E. M.
Publisher
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Department of Hotel and Tourism Management, Hong Kong, China
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2004, 9, 2, pp 133-150
Abstract

Kenya's national parks form the pillar of the country's tourism industry. Over one million international tourists visit Kenya annually to partake in wildlife safari and other forms of nature-based tourism. However in recent years, the country's tourism industry has shown increasing signs of poor...

Author(s)
Akama, J. S.; Kieti, D. M.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2003, 24, 1, pp 73-81
Abstract

This article investigates the statistical properties of the total number of arrivals and departures in Kenya for the time period 1975Q1-2011Q4 by looking at the degree of persistence of the series. We use long range dependence techniques and given the quarterly nature of the series seasonality is...

Author(s)
Gil-Alana, L. A.; Mudida, R.; Pérez de Gracia, F.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2014, 46, pp 89-101
Abstract

This paper explores the nature of sex tourism on the Kenyan coast. Based on a study of women offering 'romantic' experiences to international tourists in the beach towns of Mombasa and Malindi, the research suggests that these women are motivated by the desire to have a better life that only a...

Author(s)
Omondi, R. K.; Ryan, C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2017, 58, pp 217-227
Abstract

This paper uses dynamic panel model to compare the effect of terrorism on developed and emerging country demand for tourism in Kenya. Quarterly data spanning 2010Q1 to 2013Q4, sourced from the Kenyan National Bureau of Statistics, for 27 developed and 34 emerging countries is used. Intensity of...

Author(s)
Buigut, S.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2018, 18, 1, pp 28-37

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