Number of beds by hotel on the eastern coast of Kenya

This dataset portrays the capacity, or number of beds for major tourist hotels on the eastern coast of Kenya.

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Number of beds calculated by ILRI and WRI, based on RoK 2003 and UNEP 1998. This data was used in Map 6.4 and Map 6.5 in Nature's Benefits in Kenya: An Atlas of Ecosystems and Human Well-Being.


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Republic of Kenya (RoK). 2003. Gazette Notice. 3976. The Hotels and Restaurants (Classification of Hotels and Restaurants) Regulations, 1988. Vol. CV, No. 62. Nairobi: RoK.

World Resources Institute; Kenya Central Bureau of Statistics; International Livestock Research Institute; Nature's Benefits in Kenya: An Atlas of Ecosystems and Human Well-Being

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)/GRID-Nairobi. 1998. Eastern Africa Coastal and Marine Resources Database. Nairobi: UNEP/GRID-Nairobi. Project description online at

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Project: Ecosystem Service Mapping

Page Last Updated: August 19, 2016

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