Development Priorities for Malindi
Swazuri, Muhammed A
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Introduction of international tourism as a development stimulus or tool in sub-Saharan Africa is relatively recent. In the context of Kenya, tourism development, in volume and value terms, exemplifies a success story. Despite the remarkable progress made in these respects in recent years, the tourism sector in this country has, however, been constrained by certain internal and external factors requiring planning reorientations. This article reviews the main features of tourism development in Kenya, with particular reference to the problems of development, and draws from the analysis several policy-oriented conclusions for which new planning directions are required.