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19:43
19:43

Tour Company Cons Tourists

The tourists who paid between 350,000 shillings to 1 million shillings were driven to the park by Mabare Tours and Travel and CEO Sam K. Mugabe. The trip to Murchison falls included offers of a boat cruise, game drive, and sightseeing.
20:12
20:12

Tour Operator Remanded For Defrauding American tourism 1 1

Mugerwa isnt the first person to be arrested in such a scenario in this year.On Saturday, Didan Atukunda from Mamba Gorilla Safari was arrested from Kabale by the Tourism Police Regional Commandant of Kigezi region, Emmanuel Tinka for declining to refund an illegal payment to a client.
12:21
12:21

West Lango Diocese to Promote Kungu Village for Religious Tourism church of uganda 2

Richard Ogwang Odyero, the chairperson of Laity in West Lango Diocese, says they will soon build a museum at the site where they store the canoe used by the evangelists to cross River Nile.
11:16
11:16

Tooro Kingdom Gears Up For Coronation Event 1 1

An arch made of reeds and bark cloth has been erected on Lugard Road, with some sections of the town decorated with yellow and blue banners, the Kingdom colours, in preparation for the event.
11:05
11:05

Locals Yet to Tap Into Tourism Opportunities at Luwum Burial Site 2 1

Luwum, the then Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and Boga-Zaire, was murdered on February 16, 1977 in Kampala and is buried at his ancestral home in Wii Gweng Village, in Mucwini Sub County in Kitgum district. Killed together with the Archbishop were two government ministers, Charles Oboth Ofumbi for Internal Affairs and Lt. Col. Erinayo Oryema for Culture.
18:17
18:17

Poor Marketing, Lack of Information Killing Tourism-Minister ministry of tourism 3

Hellen Namutamba, the Busoga Kingdom Tourism Minister, says as it stands there are so many tourism sites that are not adequately promoted.
18:39
18:39

MPs Criticise UTB Officials For Failing To Market Uganda marketing uganda 1 4

Dokolo county MP Felix Okot Ogong criticised Uganda Tourism Board officials for presenting the same challenges to the committee every year without providing any solutions.
07:50
07:50

Tour and Travel Agencies Fault UTB Over Enforcement of Hotel Standards 2

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.
09:43
09:43

Uganda Tourism Board Takes Over Janani Luwum Memorial Site religious tourism 2

The site is located at Wii Gweng Village in Bura Parish, Mucwini Sub County; 24 Kilometers North East of Kitgum town. It currently hosts the annual celebrations in honor of the former Archbishop who was killed in 1977 allegedly on the orders of the then-President Idi Amin.
18:22
18:22

World Bank to Contract Three Tourism PR Firms world bank project 2 1

UTB Chief Executive Officer, Stephen Asiimwe says the PR firms are to help market Uganda, engage the media, design packages and itineraries.
16:05
16:05

UTB Seeks to Reap UGX 1billion From Pope\'s Visit uganda martyrs 1 2

UTB estimates that foreign 100,000 pilgrims will visit Uganda together with the Pope for a minimum of 10 days.
17:04
17:04

Disagreements Over Bride Price Overshadow Atim\'s Burial Arrangement norah atim 1 2

The maternal family of late Norah Atim, the Northern Uganda Miss Tourism is demanding for bride price for her mother before handing over her body for burial. The maternal family wants her father George Okello, to pay bride price for her mother Emily Likicho, before they surrender the body.
09:45
09:45

East African Tour Guides To Get Standard Guide Modules 1 1

Byaruhanga says since Kenya already has a well-developed guiding module, Uganda will borrow it to improve its own.
10:54
10:54

Tourist Arrivals Increased to 1.3m in 2014 ugandan tourism 1

Asiimwe revealed that the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) has engaged three firms to market Uganda\'s tourism sector in the UK, Ireland, Germany, Australia and Switzerland.
16:02
16:02

Tourism Board Tasked to Explain Outflow Glitches 1 2

These include shs435million, charged under wrong financial codes contrary to the Treasury Accounting Instructions (TAI\'s). The instructions require all government transactions to be recorded in the books of accounts using the Government of Uganda chart of Accounts as prescribed by the Accountant General.
09:14
09:14

UWA Rolls Out Hotel Air Balloons In National Parks 3 2

Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has embarked on rolling out hot air balloon services to National Parks. The balloon uses hot air which is pumped into it, making it lighter and able to float in air. When the hot air cools, the balloon becomes heavier and slowly lands on the ground. It uses direction of the wind to float across.
07:39
07:39

Tourism Players Skeptical About Budget Increment tourism promotion 3

This is the first time the board is getting a huge budget increment several years. In the 2013/2014 UTB had been earmarked to receive two billion shillings. In the 2012/2013 budget, it received 600 million shillings.
08:53
08:53

Uganda Starts Paying Its External Membership Debts To Tourism Organisations tourism promotion 1

To have right to vote and make submissions with the said organizations, a country must be a fully paid up member, which Uganda had reportedly defaulted for many years. The committee therefore recommended that money be allocated to offset the debts so that Uganda once again can begin to decide on key issues alongside other countries.
14:28
14:28

Fort Portal Traders Shun Tourism Exhibition 2

Traders from Fort Portal are barely represented. There were only two traders from Fort Portal selling second hand clothes. Richard Rwakijuma, one of the traders, blames the low turn up of local traders to high fees charged by the organizers.
10:27
10:27

Experts Fault Jinja on Tourism tourism revenue 4 1

Kaija believes that Jinja has the capacity to beat other areas in the country, but a lot has to be done to develop the tourism sites.
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