Hospitality & Tourism News | Africa

  • Government and tourism stakeholders are discussing strategies through which they can revive the tourism sector with focus and resources shifted to the domestic market.
  • The COVID-19 pandemic crisis caused Morocco’s tourism sector a loss of MAD 18.2 billion (USD 2 billion) in the first seven months of 2020.
  • Minister of Tourism and Arts Ronald Chitotela has launched the domestic tourism campaign to mark the commencement of World Tourism Week celebrations.
  • Uganda’s president announced Sunday that the country’s international airport and land borders will reopen and resume operations for tourists after a more than six-month closure as part of measures against the spread of COVID-19.
  • Some 3,000 workers from the country’s tourism sector have already returned to work after months of hiatus due to COVID-19, Mozambique’s national radio station RM reported on Sunday.