Obama's And Pope's Visits Fail To Jumpstart Tourism In Kenya | Africa : Commodity Bridgehead to Asia | Scoop.it
A visit by US President Barack Obama and Pope John last year failed to jumpstart the number of tourists choosing Kenya as a destination and they are likely to remain subdued in coming months as effect of terrorist attacks in the East African nation continue to hurt the industry. Kenya's Tourism Minister, Najib Balala, told Reuters the country posted a decrease in visitors in 2015 despite Obama's 'homecoming' in July and Pope's pass-over in October.