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Foreign Public Relations firms to be hired by Uganda Tourism Board (UTB)

After traditional marketing campaigns registered minimal success in marketing Uganda as a destination of choice in the great lakes region, the Uganda Tourism Board has adopted the use of foreign...

Unique Uganda’s flora and fauna to be showcased at the ATA tourism conference

Uganda will showcase its rich cultural diversity consisting of about 50 ethnic clusters alongside the unmatched flora and fauna at the 39th World Congress of the Africa Travel Association (ATA)...

Government of Uganda reaffirms the country is Ebola and Marburg free

The government of Uganda through the Tourism minister, Maria Mutagamba and Uganda Tourism Board has assured the world that Uganda is Ebola and Marburg free. While addressing a news conference...

Uganda and Rwanda to spearhead promotion of East Africa as a single Tourism destination

Uganda has partnered with Rwanda to encourage two way inflow of tourist between the two countries, in a bid to enhance the promotion of East Africa as a single Tourism...

All Tour Operators to be licensed by Uganda Tourism Board (UTB)

As of June 2014, licensing of tour operators was done by the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities. At a sensitisation meeting with tour operators in Kampala on Thursday 10th...

In case of any airport luggage delay, do you know your rights?

We advise on how best to seek compensation, as thousands of fliers are left without their luggage at different terminals of major airports due to technical malfunctions. Airliners have to...

Six new sites inscribed on World Heritage List by the World Heritage Committee

The World Heritage Committee this morning inscribed properties in the Costa Rica, Russian Federation, Denmark, India, Viet Nam, and Philippines on the World Heritage List. It also approved the extensions...

Making hotel staff happy in 8 simple ways

Going on holiday means you’re supposed to be happy, carefree, and a much nicer version of your usual self. And this can only be achieved when those serving you are...

Distribution of Low cost accommodation in Uganda’s national parks

Generally, there is a balanced distribution of accommodation facilities in the 10 national parks of Uganda although some parks have more facilities as opposed to others. And by this Murchison...

Rare White Elephants in Queen Elizabeth National Park

A rare finding of white elephants has been recorded in Ishasha Sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park in Kanungu district. The existing elephants that are known to Uganda Wildlife Authorities...