Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Capital Business
Capital Business
COURTESY

Kenya

UN Tourism Body Picks Kenya, Morocco to Represent Africa

NAIROBI, Kenya Sep 16 – Kenya and Morocco have been appointed by the United Nations World Tourism Organisation to represent the Africa Technical Committee on Tourism Online Education.

The two countries were appointed during the organization’s executive council in Georgia ‘s capital city, Tbilisi which hosted 170 delegates from 24 countries.

The 112th executive council is being chaired by Kenya’s Tourism Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala and is aimed at giving insights on the solutions that will shape the future of tourism towards innovation and sustainability.

In his remarks, Balala urged Tourism stakeholders to seize the opportunity created by the pandemic to enhance the use of innovation and technology in health and safety in order to rebuild consumer trust and confidence during travel

“Every pandemic brings with it both threats and opportunities, let us take this opportunity to enhance the use of innovation and technology in health and safety. We must sell a better safe experience, in order to rebuild consumer trust and confidence during travel,” Balala tweeted.

He lauded all delegates for attending the conference, saying it’s a great statement of confidence that tourism and travel is rebounding in the new normal under the global health and safety protocols.

” express my personal gratitude to all distinguished Executive Council members and delegates for traveling out of their countries to attend this meeting despite the COVID-19 pandemic,” he added.

Click to comment
Advertisement

More on Capital Business

Executive Lifestyle

NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 12 – The country’s super wealthy individuals are increasing their holding of bonds, gold and cash, a new report by Knight...

Ask Kirubi

NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 9 – Businessman and industrialist Dr. Chris Kirubi has urged members of the public to exercise extreme caution when making any...

Headlines

NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 18 – Commercial Banks have been ordered to provide relief to borrowers on their personal loans, with loans eligible from March...

Ask Kirubi

NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 24 – Businessman and industrialist Dr. Chris Kirubi is set to own half of Centum Investment Company PLC, following a go-ahead...

Coronavirus

NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 22 – Airtel Kenya is offering free internet access for students in order to enable continued learning at home in the...

Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun17 – Kenya’s tea leaves manufacturer Kericho Gold, has been awarded the Superbrands Seal by Superbrands East Africa for their quality variety...

Coronavirus

NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 13 – As the local telecommunications industry gears up to roll out 5G networks in the country, the Communications Authority of...

Headlines

NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 16 – The World Bank has given the Kenyan government USD 60 Million (Sh6.1 billion) to help combat the deadly coronavirus pandemic...