A t0tal of 13 hotels to hit the Kenyan market in the next 5 years ,growing the bed space by more than 2,400 rooms according to the report by pricewatershousecoopers.
Due to the rapid growth of the Kenyan economy and demand for bed space,the study by the advisory firm indicates that the hotels are expected to set off to start there business in the country by 2021 including additional of units and bed space by some of the 5 stars hotels such as Radisson , Marriot and Best Western brands.
These developments are as a result of the the local economy that is growing day by day hence attracting international hotels to Kenya.Sheraton,Ramada,Hilton,Radisson,marriot and Movenpick are among the international brands scheduled to set off business in Kenya in the next 5 years,”Pwc says in Hotel outlook report.
The growth has been accelerated by the increasing number of domestic and international tourists.
According to the report Kenya has elevated in travel due to the growth in domestic tourism in a strong economic enviroment ,as well as introduction of some incentives by the the goverment.
The incentives include elimination of VAT on park fees,removal of visa fees for children as well as rreduction of in park fees by Kenya Wildlife Service, and the waiver of landing fee for charter flights in Mombasa and Malindi.