|Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi[Photo:Reuters]|
By Paul Gitau
The former prime minister was accompanied by former Formula One billionaire Flavio Briatore.
The two were also accompanied by eight other people who included Maurizio Cicero, Francesca Pascale, Mariarosaria Rossi, Dafni Di Boni, Giorgio Puricelli, Valentino Valentini, Tarak Ben Ammar and Alberto Zangrillo.
The convoy left the airport to the luxurious Lion in the Sun hotel which is owned by Briatore.
The hotel General Manager Mr Philip Chai confirmed that Berlusconi and Briatore were in the country.
Mr Chai said the two together with eight other prominent guests will be staying in the country for a week.
During their stay they are expected to inspect the ongoing construction of Sh500 million resort which is been constructed by Briatore at the malindi marine park.
The exclusive hotel whose construction is expected to end by next month will host the world billionaires and personalities.