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Kenyan tour guides take COVID-19 vaccine in hopes of tourism revival

Kenyan tour guides take COVID-19 vaccine in hopes of tourism revival

AROUND 250 tour guides from Kenya's famed national parks lined up in downtown Nairobi yesterday to receive the COVID-19 vaccination, as part of a government effort to revive the tourism sector that has been battered by the pandemic. The vaccination drive comes ahead of the annual wildebeest migration across the Maasai Mara National Reserve. The migration typically draws several hundred thousand international visitors but last year drew a far smaller number of local tourists. Kenya's tourism sector lost close to $1 billion in revenue between January and October of last year, when the number of foreign visitors plunged by two…
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