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How Covid-19 has Impacted On Travel And Tourism Industry

By Calvine Serem.

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Travel and tourism sector has been worst hit by covid-19 pandemic across the world.Major travel and tourist attraction site has been reporting losses.Some in other countries have even been shut down .

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Covid-19 has Impacted travel and tourism industry in the following ways;

•Travel Ban And Closing Borders.

This are the measures put in place to curb further spread of covid-19 pandemic across countries all over the world.In some countries,there have been airport closures, suspension of incoming and outgoing flights and nation wide lockdowns.

•Reduced international tourism.

As a result of covid-19 pandemic,many tourists are afraid to contract the disease,thus,stay home as advised by the World Health Organization.Most people now perceive travel as a risk.

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. Closure Of Hospitality Businesses.

The Covid-19 pandemic has led to closure of business offering hospitality services in most tourist destination areas due to low demand these services.

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•Losses In Travel And Tourism Industry.

Multiple flights have been suspended across the world.In Kenya alone, Kenya Airways has reported that it is losing an estimate of at least USD 8million a month.The top source countries for Kenyas travel and tourism industry have been hit hard by the covid-19 pandemic.Hence, warrant measures to be put in place to curb the spread of covid-19 pandemic.

In conclusion, Covid-19 pandemic has impacted the travel and tourism industry negatively.No one is sure when this pandemic will come to an end.Everyone should try to keep safe and follow the instructions given to curb it's spread.

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