Kenya News

Encounter Mara roll out special offers

Encounter Mara roll out special offers

19th Nov 2012 Hotel News

Kenya safari experience, Encounter Mara has launched two special offers targeting guests hoping to experience the spectacular Masai Mara during the popular Christmas period. These offers include a free hot air balloon ride during which guests will glimpse the stunning Masai Mara from the air.

Kenya moves into international tourism spotlight

Kenya moves into international tourism spotlight

16th Apr 2012 Focus

Following the recent appointment of Danson Mwazo as the new tourism minister for Kenya, Breaking Travel News takes a look at some of the latest initiatives that look set to position the leading African nation as a premier tourism destination in 2012.

Change at the top for Kenya Tourism

Change at the top for Kenya Tourism

28th Mar 2012 Focus

The Kenya Tourism Board is expected to release details of its newly appointed minister of tourism in the next few days, following a cabinet reshuffle that resulted in the popular Najib Balala being sacked from his post as minister after a dispute with his ODM party Chairman and prime minister Raila Odinga.

Kenya Ministry of Tourism seeks to dampen concerns

Kenya Ministry of Tourism seeks to dampen concerns

Officials at the Kenya Ministry of Tourism are attempting to quell a growing crisis in the sector after two kidnappings in coastal areas near Somalia prompted the British Foreign & Commonwealth Office to advise against travel to the region. In the latest attack, Marie DeDieu, a French citizen, was abducted from a private residence in Manda Island on Saturday.

Kenya seeks tourism boost with visa initiative

Kenya seeks tourism boost with visa initiative

The Kenya Government has confirmed that the cost of a single entry tourist visa to Kenya will remain at £20 ($25) for all visitors to the country until July 1st 2011. The waiver on the visa fee for children under the age of 16 years will remain in force for the same period.