|The total number of arrivals in Kenya during the January – November 2022 period was 1,321,887, which is an increase of 74.5% from the same period last year. The destination has attained 70.2% recovery of the performance for the year 2019 which stood at 1.97 million arrivals.
Leisure was the most popular reason for coming to Kenya during this period, with 39.6% of arrivals being for holiday purposes. Visiting Friends and Relatives (VFR) arrivals contributed 26% of the total, with 344, 256 passengers arriving. Business and MICE arrivals accounted for 26.1% of the total, with 345,123 passengers arriving. On-transit passengers also made up a significant portion of arrivals during this period, with 67,087 passengers arriving.
The top five markets for arrivals in Kenya during this period were the United States; 190,187 (14.4%), Uganda; 132,942 (10.1%), the United Kingdom; 117,691 (8.9%), Tanzania; 110,603 (8.4%) and India; 74,020 (5.6%).