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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.

Prince William and Kate – an African love affair

19 November 2010 Focus

When Clarence House announced that Prince William had proposed to Kate Middleton in a continent he considers his “second home”, Kenya’s travel and tourism industry received the ultimate endorsement. BTN looks at the Windsors’ special relationship with Africa, and Kenya in particular.

Holiday in Kenya pays off for Prince William

16 November 2010 Tourism News

A romantic holiday in Kenya has paid dividends for Prince William, with Clarence House confirming he is to marry sweetheart Kate Middleton next year. The news follows confirmation of their engagement in October this year. William – who is second in line to the British throne - will marry in the year which would have marked the 30th anniversary of his parents’ wedding.