Kibiina reveals that some reputable tourism agencies have been denying him high-profile clients, citing low levels of literacy and etiquette to suit their tastes and preferences in the modern adventure and leisure services industry, however, with a certificate in social work, he hopes to break such barriers.
Roko was contracted to construct the 11 billion Shillings two-floor expansion building in April 2018 and was expected to hand over the complete project in 2019. But, to date, construction is still ongoing, yet there is no clear explanation for the delays.
The Kenyan made plastic dhow is being showcased on selected beaches across Lake Victoria in the countries of Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda with an aim of challenging central governments, local governments and private entities on the need to take action against plastic pollution in East Africa’s largest water body.
Three of the cages have been totally submerged. The affected reptiles include two Egyptian cobras, three vipers, six pythons, an unspecified number of chameleons, four monitor lizards and other wild animals such as monkeys that are stuck in their cages.
While officiating over the rising of the international civil aviation organization-ICAO flag at the source of the Nile in Jinja district on Saturday, Kakuba argues that, three out of every 10 tourists who arrive to the country through Entebbe international airport tour the Nile.
The drive involves offering free hospitality lectures to all tour guides and also meeting stakeholders like tourism police and tourism officers on how best they can enforce professionalism within the industry.
Tulambule pearl is a ten people team led by the Minister of State for Tourism, Godfrey Kiwanda who will mobilize local communities to visit tourism sites within their areas of residence on a weekly basis.
Ripon Falls Hotel is one of the countrys first hotels. Located along Nile Crescent Avenue opposite Jinja Sailing Club, it is remembered as a place where Queen Elizabeth slept on her first visit to Uganda to commission the Owen Falls Dam in 1954.
Vincent Byarugaba, UTB spokesperson says the process of standardization is still ongoing under UTB. James Ssebagala, the Coordinator Quality Assurance-UTB, says the hotel classification exercise is meant to determine whether a given hotel meets certain essential requirements.
Morgan Otile, the Chairman Jinja Golf Club says the proposed expansion works are still on despite delays to realise the required funding. Otile says their funders, Kakira Sugar Limited, Nile Breweries limited and Eskom Uganda limited have not yet committed themselves on the project.
The move is in line with the objective to promote and popularize Uganda\'s cultural heritage which formed the basis for the establishment of Uganda National Cultural center in 1959, Francis Peter Ojede, the UNCC Executive Director says.
The 2015/2016 budget, presented yesterday, provided for the continued construction of Musita - Majanji road and Iganga - Kaliro road as key projects to be covered in the districts of Jinja and Kamuli. However, it ignored the 140-km stretch from Jinja to Buyende district. The road leads to a number of tourist attractions like Itanda falls, Bujagali, Iyongo and Kagulu hill.
In the campaign championed by the Tourism Ministry, Uganda has been clustered into 10 geographical areas, creating administrative levels at districts to manage and promote specific tourism attractions.
The Isimba dam site was previously used by companies promoting adventure tourism activities and trips from Bujagali. But reports show that the ongoing construction at Isimba Falls has blocked the 39 km route for which tourists would pay at least $125 for day\'s excursion.
George Izale Secretary, the social services secretary Jinja municipal council says they decided to preserve the buildings after realizing that some tourists come to Jinja to study old architectural designs.
The body of Joan Twizere Uwimana, the Rubaga Hospital publicist, has been retrieved from the waters at Itanda falls in Butagaya, Jinja District. The body was located at 13:00 hours today by local fishermen at Buwala village four kilometres from the point at Itanda falls where she drowned at about 2:30pm on Sunday.
Rubaga Hospital publicist Joan Twizere Uwimana fell into the water on Sunday afternoon while she and her friends took photographs at the falls. Her relatives and friends are still camping at the site located 24 miles from Jinja town as rescue workers look for the body.
The attacks in Bundibugyo, Kasese and Notoroko districts are already affecting tourism in Busoga region. Several tour companies in Jinja have registered tour trips cancellations and amendments by tourists from abroad.