Kenya and Uganda’s Notable Potential for Growth will Strengthen Future Opportunities
According to an OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation & Development) report from 2021, trade between Kenya and Uganda has grown significantly in recent years, amounting to 13.7%, as Kenya is Uganda’s most significant source market.
Tourism has played a vital role in bolstering growth as it has substantially contributed to the EAC region. The industry generated 17% of the region’s export revenue, 7% of the employment rates, and an average of 10% of GDP.
The Minister for Regional Cooperation, the Consul General of Uganda to Mombasa, and representatives of the countries addressed the importance of the tourism conference and exhibition during a recent media briefing held during the conference’s launch.
The Kenya Coastal Region representatives announced that marketing and collaborating the unique tourism offerings is a necessity.
The Uganda – Kenya Coast Tourism Conference and Exhibition will be organised and launched by the Mombasa Consulate and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to strengthen relations. The Kenya coastal Tourism Association and the Uganda Tourism Association are in partnership with the organisation of the conference alongside the Kilifi, Mombasa, and Kwale counties.
Courtesy of Tourism News Africa – read full article here.