250,000 More Tourists Expected in Uganda in 2018

Basing on the steady increase of tourist arrivals to Uganda in the past years, Uganda expects to receive over 250,000 travelers in 2018. According to Uganda’s present tourism statistics, there has been a great increase in the number of tourist arrivals coming for Uganda safaris to visit different tourism sites in all parts of the country. Uganda has so far received over 1.3 million travelers which number is expected to increase by a quarter to 1.56 million in 2018 if all strategies are put in place. The hope for many tourists has…

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Tourism Sectors offers discount to Ugandans during festive season

By Ambrose Gahene Ugandans are geared to throng national parks and various tourist attractions, located In upcountry parts of the country during Christmas and New Year. This rare occurrence comes at a time when few Ugandans have in the past been spending their festive seasons in their upcountry homes, urban centres and some outside Uganda. Government has for the last couple of years promoted domestic tourism; commonly referred to as; Tulambule, in a bid to encourage Ugandans visit their tourist attractions. It’s against this background that the tourism industry in…

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The World’s Best Beaches

Welcome to the most definitive list of beaches ever assembled — a diverse collection of off-the-beaten-path slices of paradise from every hidden corner of our planet. To create The World’s 50 Best Beaches©, FlightNetwork has consulted 600+ of world’s best travel journalists, editors, bloggers and agencies — the people who do this for a living — to gain insight from their opinions and expertise. By asking the top travel professionals, Flight Network has created the most trustworthy and accurate list out there to inspire travelers and help choose their upcoming…

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Uganda to showcase at the London World Travel Market

By ABCafrica reporter Starting 6th November 2017, Team Uganda made up of 20 private companies and four government agencies are exhibiting at stall AH100 at the Excel International Convention Centre in London Docklands. “As a country, we are going into London riding on the endorsements from global media. Rough Guides, a top travel publication in the UK, put Uganda at the top of countries to visit in 2017, and we believe we have more for 2018,” says Stephen Asiimwe, the chief executive officer at the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB). Uganda…

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