Traditional dancers entertain tourists upon arrival at the Mombasa port on December 10, 2016 aboard MS Nautica, a luxury cruise. It was the second group of cruise tourists to arrive in Mombasa in a week. PHOTO | KEVIN ODIT | NATION MEDIA GROUP
Posted Monday, December 12 2016 at 10:02
- In 2015, the country attracted more than 3,000 cruise tourists compared with 900 tourists in 2014.
- MS Nautica brings the number of cruise ships which arrived in Mombasa in 2016 to four.
- The tourists were supposed to depart for Zanzibar on Saturday evening.
- A US tourist, Terry Hanson, said he was overjoyed to be in Mombasa since he was visiting Kenya for the first time.
The Tourism industry got a boost at the weekend when a luxury cruise ship arrived in Mombasa with 991 tourists and crew on board.
Boost for tourism as another cruise ship docks at Mombasa port with over 900 tourists