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Coronavirus threatens tourism industry

HATAB CEO: Rakorong

The local tourism and hospitality industry is already feeling the pinch of the outbreak of the Coronavirus as clients continue to cancel reservations.

Speaking at a media briefing this week, Hospitality and Tourism Association of Botswana (HATAB) CEO- Lily Rakorong, said the effects of the Coronavirus, or Covid-19, are already being felt in the local tourism and hospitality industry.

“We are at cross roads; these are trying times for us. However, I must say we still remain calm and positive and looking forward to the future,” said Rakorong.

She said although it is still early to quan...

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