Separating Fact From Fiction in Ugandan Tourism Figures
The tourism lobby wants the money allocated to the sector in the 2018/19 budget raised by about 80%. But there are questions about the authenticity of the lobby's claims, writes Ronald Musoke in The Independent.
Independent (Kampala), 20 March 2018
According to official figures, tourism contributed up to US$1.35 billion into Uganda's export basket in 2016, and was the single highest foreign exchange earner; contributing 23.5%… Read more »
Tourists take a cruise boat up the Murchison Falls on the Nile.
Monitor, 23 March 2018
The media on March 8 published a sector story about Uganda's tourism potential as being capable of speeding up a middle income status by 2020 and booming the economy if well… Read more »
EA Business, 28 February 2018
The French Ambassador to Uganda H.E Stéphanie RIVOAL has said as part of the program line-up to celebrate the second edition of the France-Uganda friendship week due for… Read more »
East African, 26 February 2018
Uganda has released $2 million to three public relations companies to help market its tourism sector. Read more »
Independent (Kampala), 12 February 2018
The Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) has released details of the programme for this year's The Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo (POATE) that starts with tours across the country and ends… Read more »
Monitor, 6 November 2017
A month ago, President Museveni hosted global tourism investors and operators to showcase investment opportunities in the country's protected areas. He invited tourism operators,… Read more »