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21:00

UTB, Tour Operators in Standoff Over Sector Rebranding Tourism 3

The operators say that they have never benefited from any of the government Covid 19 rescue packages that have been given to various sectors of the economy.
16:26
16:26

Tourism Sector Recovery Disrupted by Budget Cuts 5 1

Martin Mugarra Bahinduka, the Minister of State for Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities told MPs that the sector remains poorly funded to perform its role meaningfully.
19:53
19:53

Tourism Ministry to Construct Hotels in Protected Areas 2 1

State Minister for Tourism Martin Mugarra Bahinduka says that the high costs of accommodation and transportation to tourism sites have remained some of the major barriers to domestic tourism in Uganda. More than 60 per cent of the tourists at attractions in Uganda are foreigners, yet the same sites remain unaffordable for the Ugandan population.
07:22
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New COVID-19 Wave, Lockdown Slows Down Tourism Recovery in Uganda 2

“Thankfully, unlike in the first lockdown when the airport was totally shutdown and numbers ground to a halt- this time, numbers are holding steady- with a slight hitch, evidence the sector can be regardless of a hostile environment,” says Ajarova. According to the Association of Uganda Tour Operators, AUTO, it will take long to recover to the previous industry figures.
10:39
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POATE 2021: Virtual Expo Draws More Buyers - UTB Tourism 5

This time, however, UTB says by Tuesday morning, they had received confirmation from 300 hosted buyers online, six times more than the previous year and expect more because they had sent invitations to 400.
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Poaching in Game Parks Reduced After Covid-19 Lockdown - UWA Wildlife 2

While there are persons who engage in poaching and wildlife trade as their main activity, though illegal, the lockdown is said to have forced many others to join the practice for survival as they no longer had access to their jobs.
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18:34

Gandhi Centre Project Delay, Bank Loan Interest Anger Migereko Tourism 4

Speaking at the inauguration of the 4th Board of the Uganda Tourism Board, the Chairman Daudi Migereko accused the management of UTB of being 'too slow' at implementing some projects. He said, Uganda had lost a lot during the COVID-19 pandemics and that it would be difficult to catch up with global trends unless they changed the way they do work.
04:25
04:25

Tourism Sector Fully Opens After Four Months of Lockdown 3 1 Top story

The tourism sector came to a standstill in March after President Yoweri Museveni announced the closure of all borders, together with Entebbe International Airport, followed by the suspension of both private and public transport, business premises and any form of public gatherings. The measures meant that all tourist sites had to be shut to the public.
14:39
14:39

EU Gives Ministry UGX 25Bn for Tourism Industry Reopening lockdown 2 1

The ministry of Tourism has negotiated a 6m Euro (25.2 billion) stimulus package from the EU towards the tourism private sector for post lock down operations.
14:15
14:15

UTB to Market Uganda as Safest Destination after COVID-19 lockdown 3 1

UTB Chief Executive Officer Lilly Ajarova says that the fact that western media has hailed Uganda as a country for taking leadership on the COVID-19 pandemic cannot be ignored.
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18:42

Parliament to Procure 84 Vehicles for Common Wealth Parliamentary Conference Tourism 1

The cars will be used to transport the delegates to and from the Airports, to their hotels, to the conference venues and to different tourist destinations in the country.
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Site of First Human Footprint Left to Waste Tourism 1 Top story

Tyen Olum was listed alongside Barlonyo Memorial Site, where more 300 innocent people were reportedly killed by LRA, Kangai village-the place where colonialists captured Omukama Kabalega of Bunyoro and Kabaka Mwanga of Buganda, and Goot Ojwang in Otuke district- where first group of Lango from Ethiopia first settled, as potential tourism destinations earmarked for development.
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