Malawi loses K80bn in hospitality industry due to Covid-19

Closure of some hospitality institutions in the country due to covid-19 has cost Malawi a staggering K80 billion.

The Five-Star Hotel in Blantyre
Officials say the closure of some of the hospitality institutions has deprived the country of the much needed forex.
Ministry of Tourism spokesperson Milca Manyozo has said the ministry has not been collecting MK 13 billion every month from hospitality centres due to the pandemic.
Manyozo said among other things, tourists have not been able to visit Malawi due to the closure of airports, land and lake borders as a preventive measure of covid-19.
She however said the ministry is working on measures meant to support the ailing but critical tourism industry.

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Sunbird
Sunbird
10 months ago

If government does not provide bail out we will be striking on Monday next week . We said 1 million jobs how does this add to the 1 million .

angoni apaphata
angoni apaphata
10 months ago

Kodi timangouzidwa kuti we have lost ma billion mwakuti chifukwa cha covid eh chifukwa cha demo kukakhala kulibe zonsezi zimakhala zili kuti ndalama timauzidwa kuti tikuluzazi?

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