July 17, 2024

CS Mutua blames government for dwindling number of tourists in the country

2 min read
CS Mutua blames government for dwindling number of tourists in the country

Tourism and Wildlife CS Alfred Mutua calls out customs officials for harassing tourists at the country's entry points

Tourism and Wildlife CS Alfred Mutua calls out customs officials for harassing tourists at the country’s entry points.

According to CS Alfred Mutua, customs officers at Kenya’s entry points have contributed to the dwindling fortunes in the tourism sector. 

If the people in charge of tourists did not adopt friendly approaches, the CS claimed, the local tourism industry—one of the main drivers of the economy—would collapse. 

He emphasized that the officials had damaged the sector country’s reputation. 

Mutua noted that Kenya had significantly dropped among the world’s best tourist destinations owing to such poor work ethics. 

Inside ELEVEN deals signed by Ruto and Angolan President João Lourenço

Israel destroys underground tunnels in Gaza, kills Hamas engineer

Two police officers arrested while receiving KSh100,000 bribe; EACC

KRA to offer 100% waiver on penalties during taxpayers’ day 

CS Kuria mounts pressure on CSs and civil servants with new performance demand

“When our tourists come and they have carried two cameras and shoes, and they want to do some shopping, they are asked to open their luggage to look at the kind of contents. They hold their inner wears we harass our visitors when they come to this country at the airport, then we wonder why they don’t come back,” said Mutua. 

Mutua further observed that the tourists were opting for other destinations outside of Kenya due to the quality services they get there. 

“You go to Rwanda they don’t harass you; same with South Africa, Dubai, etc. Do these countries not collect taxes? Why are we harassing our visitors here? Our woman is paraded with her innerwear by the KRA officials, they will never come back to Kenya,” he added. 

Also read,

Israel security council call on its citizens to immediately leave Egypt, Jordan

Chaos as MCAs attack the speaker

Two high school students die with several admitted after consuming substance containing alcohol

University student dies after knife attack

Immigration department issues update on passports ready for collection

Homeless accountant who lived in a cave for 23 years found dead days after moving into a new house

Follow us

FaceBook

Telegram

error: Content is protected !!