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News Uganda » Tourism: Miss Uganda North America’s scintillating Ugandan tour

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Publication date: uesday 16 January 2018

Miss Uganda North America 2017/18 Yvonne Kushemererwa completed her Cares Tour of Uganda on January 11, 2018. The tour, dubbed ‘Tourism, Culture, Charity’ by its Austin-based organisers, included visits to Tooro kingdom, Kabarole’s crater lakes ...

News Uganda » Tourism: Ethiopia's hotel industry needs help to encourage tourism

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Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

The global tourism industry has huge economic importance ... In terms of room availability, Ethiopia is globally ranked 134 out of 140, compared to Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania at positions 122, 121 and 118 respectively. Furthermore, there are few hotels ...

News Uganda » Tourism: DeiPlaces Launches in Kenya

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Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

Following their success launch in Uganda last year, Dei Technologies on Tuesday announced the launch of DeiPlaces in Kenya. A new platform to help users discover, create and share places and memories beneficial to tourism stakeholders. In addition ...

News Uganda » Tourism: Tourism Cares Hearts of Travel Awards

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Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

social experiences such as those in Uganda, India, Nepal, Chile and Greece," according to Tourism Cares. Tourism Cares' board of directors said that in the case of Valerie Wilson Travel, "giving goes with the family business." The board cited the Wilsons ...

News Uganda » Tourism: Uganda's doorstep health system

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Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

Nearly one million have crossed into Uganda since conflict broke out in 2013. Ugandan circumcision ceremony becomes a tourist attraction 24.08.2016 In Eastern Uganda and parts of Western Kenya, circumcising teenage boys is a practice carried out every two ...

News Uganda » Tourism: Batwa: Living Conditions in Uganda Show Little Sign of Improvement As Government Avoids Addressing Issue

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Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

Yet, according to the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA), 10 per cent of the money collected from gorilla permit sales goes to the communities around the two national parks. “The tourism revenue sharing is an obligation for us,” Pontius Ezema, chief ...

News Uganda » Tourism: UWA boosts domestic tourism with buses

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Publication date: Saturday 20 January 2018

overseen by the Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU). “The purchase of the buses is a true gesture that the government supports the development of domestic tourism in the country,” said Godfrey Kiwanda, the State Minister for Tourism during the ...

News Uganda » Tourism: Uganda: 'Tourism Could Do Much Better'

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Publication date: uesday 07 June 2016

With a bit more investment in the sector, Ugandan tourism looks set for exponential growth, according to a recent global assessment. But industry players say the government must do more to harness its natural resources if Uganda is to become a regional leader.

News Uganda » Tourism: How Uganda emerged from chaos to become a tourist destination once more

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Publication date: onday 28 July 2014

Travel infrastructure has also improved markedly ... talent and workers during the civil wars," says Stephen Asiimwe, who took over a CEO of Tourism Uganda earlier this year [2014]. "That mayhem cost us everything in terms of human capital.

News Uganda » Tourism: The dark side of Uganda's gorilla tourism industry

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Publication date: onday 29 August 2016

Two decades ago Batwa pygmies were thrown out of their native forests in Uganda to make way for the country's mountain gorilla tourism. Tommy Trenchard and Aurelie Marrier d'Unienville went to Rukeri in Uganda find out what happened next. On a bleak ...