Tourism at the coastal city of Mombasa has been boosted with the inaugural docking of MS Silver Spirit. The Ship that is en route to Cape Town from Victoria Seychelles docked On Thursday December 21.
This is MS Silver Spirit inaugural voyage to Kenya. During its brief stay here in Mombasa, the tourists aboard the luxury ship will tour the City of Mombasa, Fort Jesus and Haller Park. To all our visitors feel at home as you sample our unique coastal cuisine and culture. pic.twitter.com/1z3rhsk1JR
— Tourism Mombasa (@TourismMombasa) December 21, 2017
The ship carrying about 837 passengers docked in Mombasa at 8 am and is set to stay in the coastal city for 14 hours. It has tourists from the united Kingdom, Germany and the Netherlands.
The Tourists are meant to visit the various tourists sites in Mombasa such as Fort Jesus ,Marine Park among other interesting tourism sites.
The ship’s docking is a plus to the Kenyan tourism sector which had suffered due to the extended electioneering period and heightened political tension
The Hotel industry experienced almost 70% cancellations from local and international tourists as from August.
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