Tourism industry gets a boost


Tourism industry players have welcomed President Uhuru Kenyatta’s drive to jumpstart the economy with Sh53.7 billion stimulus program.
Apart from tourism, the program will focus on other key sectors like manufacturing and infrastructure, education, and health.
The players welcomed the allocation of Sh2 billion to support the renovation of facilities and the restructuring of business operations. Additional funding to support operations of premier hospitality training college, Utalii, as well as engagement of 5,500 community scouts under Kenya Wildlife Service at a cost of Sh1 billion and another Sh1 billion to support approximately 160 community conservancies.





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