Stakeholders Highlight Positive Trends for Uganda’s Tourism Sector

Last week, a significant stakeholders' engagement took place, bringing together various public and private sector players in the tourism industry. The gathering aimed to address pressing issues affecting tourism partners and discuss strategies for...

Overview of Birding in Uganda

Explore the incredible birding paradise of Uganda, a country known as the "Pearl of Africa."and renowned for its incredible biodiversity and rich bird life. The country boasts over 1,000 bird species, including numerous endemic...

Tour Operators in Limbo After Uganda Terror Alert

In recent news, the tourism industry in Uganda has been thrown into uncertainty following a terror alert issued by the United Kingdom. The alert has left tour operators in a state of limbo, unsure...
Mountain Gorilla in Bwindi

World Bank Advises Uganda to Change Tourism Strategy

The World Bank has recently advised Uganda to reconsider its tourism strategy, emphasizing the need for a more sustainable and diversified approach. The international financial institution has urged the East African nation to capitalize...
Electric fence in QENP

UWA Plans to Install Electric Fences Around National Parks

In a groundbreaking move aimed at preserving wildlife and ensuring public safety, the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has recently announced its ambitious plan to install electric fences around renowned savannah national parks. For long, Murchison...
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Rediscovery of Wild Dogs in Uganda: A Glorious Return

In a remarkable turn of events, the African Painted Dogs, also known as Wild Dogs, which were once considered extinct in Uganda since the 1980s, have made a triumphant return. Recent sightings of these...
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UWA to Promote Local Tourism for Sustainable Development

Tourism plays a crucial role in the economic development of any country, contributing to job creation, foreign exchange earnings, and infrastructure development. In Uganda, the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) is spearheading efforts to enhance...
UPDF in Kasese

Uganda Assures Tourists of Safety After Kasese Terror Attack

In the wake of the recent terror attack in Kasese, Uganda, the government and tourism authorities through the Uganda Tourism Board have assured tourists both local and international of their safety while exploring the...
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Mount Elgon joins UNESCO’s List of Approved Biosphere Reserves

Mount Elgon, one of Africa's most breathtaking natural wonders, has recently secured a spot on UNESCO's prestigious list of Approved Biosphere Reserves. Located on the border between Kenya and Uganda, this majestic mountain and...
Emin Pasha Kampala

Emin Pasha Kampala Joins Rwanda-Based Hotel Chain City Blue

In a significant move that strengthens its presence in the hospitality industry, Rwanda-based hotel chain City Blue has announced its acquisition of Emin Pasha, a renowned boutique hotel in Uganda. This strategic takeover marks...