U.S., Feb. 12 -- The construction of the Sh350 million world-class cruise ship terminal at the Port of Mombasa is set to be completed in August next year.

Tourism and Wildlife Cabinet Secretary (CS) Najib Balala, said the completion of the cruise ship terminal will be in time for the cruise season in November.

The completion of the modern facility is expected to give tourism a huge boost as more cruise ships dock at the port.

Mr. Balala said Kenya is increasingly becoming attractive to cruise ships, revealing MS Nautica operated by Oceania Cruises will arrive at the port on December 24, with about 700 visitors.

"We have seen good interest by cruise liners attracted to Mombasa port," the CS said on Friday when he was checking the progr...