Travelstart Names East Africa’s Top Travel Destinations



Online travel agency,, has today listed East Africa top travel destinations for Kenyan travellers ranking Dar es Salaam, Addis Ababa and Kampala as the top destinations for Kenyan travellers according to Travelstart flight booking report.

Bryan Kariuki, Country Manager Travelstart said, “Regional travel has increased steadily and It is not surprising that Kenyans choose to travel to these destinations because they offer everything you’ll want from a successful vacation and more.”

Dar es Salaam, the largest and richest city in Tanzania, has attracted Kenyan travellers with its top-notch attractions. While Dar es Salaam, Addis Ababa, Kampala and Zanzibar continues to be the top 4 popular regional destinations for Kenyans, destinations such as Kigali (#5), Bujumbura (#6), and Harare (#7) are fast catching up. Lusaka, Maputo and Mauritius stand at positions 8, 9 and 10 respectively.

According to the Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar, “Tourism has increasingly become a leading economic sector in Zanzibar”. Zanzibar Tourism Board has been thoroughly focused on increasing tourism and making efforts to make the island more appealing to tourists with its exotic beaches and cultural scene.
Travel in the region is increasing as the places are more accessible and offer vibrant atmosphere of multi-ethnic Dar es Salaam to the unspoiled beaches of Mauritius and Africa’s finest coffee blend produced in Kilimanjaro. These regional destinations offer something for everyone especially East Africa’s strong indigenous history and culture. The regional destinations are all-inclusive and perfect for every traveller as they seek romance, family travel, food and wine, adventure, luxury travel and beach.
Apart from booking flights,  Travelstart allows customers to compare prices and book hotels, car rental and holiday packages online and is available in South Africa, Namibia, Tanzania, Kenya, Turkey, Egypt and Nigeria.
Travelstart’s competitors include Ticketsasa,, Makemytrip among others. The firm recently launched cash on delivery services in a move to allow more Kenyans travel.