Kenya’s tourism took a record of 98 billion shillings in 2011

Posted on March 21, 2012 • Filed under: Africa, Travel News

(Reuters) – Kenya expects tourism revenues to fall this year as the euro zone crisis hits confidence in key markets and foreign governments issue travel alerts over the threat from Somalian militants, its tourism minister said on Thursday.
One of Kenya’s major foreign earners alongside tea and horticulture, tourism took a record 98 billion shillings in 2011, but that looks set to fall back this year to around the 74 billion shillings of 2010. Read article

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