Journal of Tourism & Hospitality

Journal of Tourism & Hospitality
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ISSN: 2167-0269

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  • Research Article
    Economic Contribution, Challenges and Way Forward for Wildlife-Based Tourism Industry in Eastern African Countries Moses M
    Author(s): Moses M OkelloMoses M Okello

    Many East African countries have nature – based tourism revenue as a pillar of future economic development of their respective countries. In the Vision 2030 for Kenya, tourism development is not only envisaged as a key pillar for national development, but also relied upon as a mechanism to alleviate poverty, generate foreign revenue for the government and contribute to wildlife conservation, a key support base for tourism activities. There are similar strategies for Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi. Unlike Kenya and Tanzania which has also a well-developed coast tourism, some of these countries are landlocked and do not have ocean coastline to provide for snorkeling, sandy beaches or marine – based tourism. Yet tourism is envisaged as a key contributor to transforming these countries to middle income economies in years to come. While this is a sound strategy for Easter.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2167-0269.1000122

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