NAIROBI, Kenya, October 25 – Kenya Association of Travel Agents (KATA) has been appointed Kenya’s authorized ticket reseller of the ongoing Expo 2020 Dubai following the signing of an agreement Monday between the agency and Expo 2020 Dubai LLC-SO
Under the partnership, KATA will sell 1-day tickets and 30 days multi-pass tickets.
KATA Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Agnes Mucuha, said the opportunity will present an opportunity that would enable Kenyans to have faster access to the expo tickets.
“We are proud to be an official ticket reseller for Expo 2020 Dubai and look forward to extending our new, special range of packages to travelers. We are now able to service travelers from Kenya and entire sub-Saharan Africa by facilitating access to Expo tickets in a quick, seamless manner,” Mucuha said.
She further added that the appointment shows the confidence that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has in Kenya’s travel trade and the agency has ensured that their agents are well-trained to aid Kenyans enjoy the best there is to offer from the six-month expo.
“We have made the distribution process easy through our certified travel agents’ network who have been trained to cater to questions regarding the available logistics and possibilities during this period,” she said.
KATA Finance Director, Joseph Kititu, who was also present at the signing called for Kenyans to take advantage of this period to purchase the tickets and travel to the expo to enjoy the unlimited offers rolled out.
“With Dubai being a popular destination for Kenyans, we anticipate Kenyan business and leisure travelers, civil servants, and students taking advantage of this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience the making of a new world and the opportunities that Expo 2020 offers,” he said.
The Expo 2020 Dubai began on October 1, 2021, and is set to end on March 31, 2022.
It is an event that would have 192 countries, as well as organizations and businesses, participate in offering visitors exceptional entertainment and culinary experiences, innovation, architecture, and culture.
It would also act as a platform to offer businesses an opportunity to showcase their ideas.