On June 23, 2020 the Uganda Tourism Board kicked off the inspection of hotels to ensure compliance of the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) put in place by the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities in the wake of COVID-19. The SOPs aim to provide health
The Hemingways Collection Kenya have announced the reopening of their Nairobi and Watamu hotels as of 24 June, 2020. Covid-19 preventative measures have been introduced to ensure the health and well-being of guests and staff. More information on hotel re-openings East Africa, read here...
The Rwanda Development Board (RDB) announced the reopening of tourism activities as well as the resumption of international travel for charter flights, effective June 17, 2020. All visitors arriving to Rwanda via charter flights are expected to test negative for COVID-19 within 72 hours prior to arrival. Tourists
Lake Victoria Serena Golf Resort and Spa in Uganda has partially reopened their operations, with clear guidelines and measures as required by the Ministry of Health. Health and safety protocols have been designed to ensure an ultimate guest experience and the well-being of staff. More
In an extraordinary cabinet meeting on 16 June, 2020 presided by President Paul Kagame, the Government of Rwanda approved the extension of closure of borders for another 15 days until the end of June. Only essential goods and returning Rwandan citizens and legal residents are
The Government of Zanzibar has released SOPs for tourism businesses to facilitate service delivery and serve as means of fighting COVID-19. This follows the official reopening of Zanzibar to travellers on 6th June, 2020. Read more here...
We are pleased to announce our Product Hygiene Protocols for Post Covid-19 issued by Tourvest Destination Management, parent company of Sense of Africa. The protocols cover the guidelines that TDM has put in place for its travellers. Read full document here...
In Kenya the airports and the borders remain closed to all travellers except transporters of essential goods and repatriation flights. On 6th June 2020, the president of Kenya announced an extension of the nationwide dusk-to-dawn curfew (9pm – 4am) for a further 30 days. With
Serena Hotels Tanzania has announced that its properties will be open for business as of 1st July, 2020. For a list of temporary closures and re-openings, click here... For more information, contact Sense of Africa Tanzania at: Tel: +255 686 779 061, Email: email@example.com 24hr- hour emergency
On 6th June, 2020 the Zanzibar Minister for Tourism, Hon. Mahmoud Khatib Kombo, announced the official reopening of Zanzibar for all regular and charter flights. Travellers must have valid health insurance and the body temperature will be monitored upon arrival at the airport. Travellers are