Rwanda: Travel Bans, Quarantine Rules Bruise Local Tourism

Travel bans and strict coronavirus protocols implemented by key tourist source markets for Rwanda threaten businesses with closure.

“The industry is really quiet now. The blacklisting of Rwanda by the UK and China at some point added salt to injury. It’s only a few high-end tourists who have been coming,” said Andrew Gatera founder of G-Step tours.

Gatera said the bans exacerbated the situation at a time when the sector was not getting any business from the UK, China and other markets in Europe…


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