The Kenya Association of Travel Agents (KATA) has sent a message of condolence to the Kenya Association of Hotel Keepers and Caterers (KAHC) following the death of their National Chairman Mr. Jaideep Singh Vohra popularly known as JS or Pinky in a tragic road accident at Emali.

In a message conveyed to KAHC, the Chairman of KATA Mr. Mohammed Wanyoike termed the death of Mr. Vohra as tragic and a big blow to the tourism industry in Kenya.  “The untimely death of Mr. Vohra has robbed the tourism industry and the country at large of one of its most passionate and dedicated son.  JS invested considerable time and effort towards championing tourism in Kenya and was one of its strongest defenders especially when the industry was going through serious challenges. He was a man of actions who led from the front. We will remember him as a gallant soldier who died in the course of duty” read the statement. 

On my own behalf, on behalf of the Board and members of KATA, I wish to convey our sincere condolences to the family, friends, industry colleagues and members of KAHC.  We stand with you during this difficult moment and pray that the Almighty God will give you courage and fortitude as you come to terms with this tragic loss.

The late JS Vohra was the Group Managing Director of Sarova Hotels and a Board member of the Tourism Federation of Kenya among other positions he held in Tourism.


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