Gambia’s Hope for Tourism Revival Dwindles as UK Imposes £5000 Fine on Holidaymakers |


The chances for the revival of Gambia’s tourism industry has further dwindled as the United Kingdom (UK) tightening up measures to combat the spread of Covid-19 pandemic thus restricting travelers from leaving its shores.

The new restriction includes a monetary fine of five thousand pound sterling (£5,000) for potential holidaymakers including outbound British tourists to The Gambia.

In a statement issued on Friday, the UK Government stated under the new lockdown rules: ‘Holiday travel is not currently allowed – either in the UK or abroad and £5,000 fine for trips abroad in new Covid law’ will be charged for the law breakers.

The new lockdown rules imposed by the authorities in UK means The Gambia will continue to…

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