How you can contribute in saving the tourism industry

April 3, 2020 Globally, the travel and tourism industry provides a source of livelihood to millions, both directly and indirectly, supporting and enabling for the achievement of various Sustainable...

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Upcountry travel banned in new measures to curb Covid-19 spread

April 3, 2020 Did you have plans to travel upcountry for Easter or to greet your relatives? Well, there is a change of plans as Health CS Mutahi Kagwe has banned upcountry travel to curb the spread...

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Local airlines seek Sh3bn bailout as coronavirus bites

April 3, 2020 Domestic air travel operators are seeking a Sh3billion government bailout to cushion the carriers from reduced bookings in the wake of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. The operators...

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If stranded abroad amid borders closure

April 3, 2020 What happens if you or a relative is stranded abroad scrambling to return home after countries closed their borders? Millions of people who had travelled for work, tourism, business or to...

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Anxiety and distress amongst Travel Agents customers as airlines delay processing air tickets refunds

April 3, 2020 The Kenya Association of Travel Agents (KATA) has called upon the International Air Travel Association (IATA) to act urgently in compelling the IATA accredited airlines to fast-track...

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World Travel and Tourism Council urges Governments to take immediate action

March 29, 2020 The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) has called upon all governments to take immediate action in ensuring the survival of the sector. WTTC President and Chief Executive Ms. Gloria...

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Kenya Airways suspends all international flights after government directive over COVID- 19

March 29, 2020 Kenya’s national carrier on midnight Thursday 25th March, 2020 suspended all international flights following a government directive on the Coronavirus pandemic. However, cargo flights...

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Central Bank issues guidelines to handle COVID- 19 crisis in Kenya

March 29, 2020 Businesses have received a boost during this COVID-19 period after the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) released Kes. 35.2 billion as additional liquidity availed to banks to directly support...

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Airline industry headed for ‘apocalypse’ without aid: Global aviation body IATA

March 27, 2020 The IATA said its latest analysis showed that annual passenger revenues will fall by USD 252 billion if severe travel restrictions remain in place for three months. The coronavirus pandemic...

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Travel agent’s industry announces 90% pay cuts for CEO’s in march 2020 and unpaid leave for employees from April 2020

March 26, 2020 The Kenya Association of Travel Agents (KATA) has called upon the government to act urgently in shielding the travel industry from the economic effects brought on by the COVID- 19 pandemic...

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