NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 12- The country received 14,049 International arrivals in the month of August, the government has announced.
This was after the Government lifted a ban on international flights due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Of those, Tourism Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala said 13, 249 landed at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.
The United States leads in the list of 30 countries with most passengers coming to the country followed by the United Kingdom while Uganda comes in a distant third position.
The US had 2,768 passengers jetting in the country, UK 2,469, and Uganda 506.
This is seen as a major boost to the country’s tourism sector- one of the worst-hit income-generating areas.
The country received 3,685 holidaymakers during the period.