Uganda Gov’t Rejects Planned Power Plant At Murchison Falls

Uganda Gov’t Rejects Planned Power Plant At Murchison Falls

Uganda said on Wednesday that due to the importance of its famed Murchison Falls as a lucrative tourism attraction it had rejected a hydropower project proposed by South Africa’s Bonang Power and Energy. The falls lend their name to a 3,900-square-km national park, one of Uganda’s biggest, where visitors can view lions, hippos, elephants, buffalos […]

Ugandans offered Marriott’s bonvoy loyalty program

Ugandans offered Marriott’s bonvoy loyalty program

Kampala Sheraton Hotel’s loyal guests will have a the opportunity  have access to the world’s leading hotel portfolio at the best room rates and member benefits, following the unveils the Marriott Bonvoy, a new travel program. Jacqueline Nalubega, the Assistant Director of Sales and Marketing at the Sheraton Kampala Hotel further said that the guests who enroll for […]

SafeWay RightWay rallies Ugandan MPs in bid to reduce fatal crashes

SafeWay RightWay rallies Ugandan MPs in bid to reduce fatal crashes

The Parliamentary Forum For Road Safety with support from the World Bank’s Global Road Safety Facility and in partnership with the Ministry of Work and Transport and Safe Way Right Way today launched the implementation of the road safety legislative action plan as an effort to address legislative issues regarding the institutionalized management of road […]

Uganda-Australia Tourism relations gain momentum

Uganda-Australia Tourism relations gain momentum

The newly appointed Uganda’s tourism Ambassador to Australia Jo Wigg has registered tremendous achievements in her short period of appointment with many Australians committing themselves to visiting Uganda to discover its tourism potential. Since her appointment late January this year, Jo Wigg has spent most of her time speaking to families, organizations, companies and institutions […]

Uganda govt, tourism industry offering cheaper services this Christmas season

Uganda govt, tourism industry offering cheaper services this Christmas season

As the world gears up for the forthcoming Christmas holidays, Uganda’s tourism industry has confirmed its readiness to handle visitors coming to the country during this festive season to beat the past records of service delivery. Hon. Godfrey Kiwanda, State minister for tourism and wild life antiquities says Uganda’s tourism sector has been beefed up […]

Christmas delight and January qualms

Christmas delight and January qualms

As the christmas season approaches, there is a tendency to get overly carried away in a general sense of it. Everything we do even whilst planning for what to do during the holidays, there’s a sense of excitement which always comes back to haunt us after the holiday season. We always have so much to […]

Kanungu youth win Ishasha Wild run, to fly to Entebbe

Kanungu youth win Ishasha Wild run, to fly to Entebbe

Youthful Biryomumeisho Mark and Tayebwa Anne won Aerolinks air tickets to fly from Kihihi Airstrip to Entebbe after coming first in the inaugural Ishasha Uganda Wild run The duo beat competition from seasoned runners in the fun competition organised by Kinkiizi Tourism Club, a conversation group. At the handover ceremony on Sunday, Tourism minister Hon […]

Camping in Uganda’s wild – here’s how to make it memorable

Camping in Uganda’s wild – here’s how to make it memorable

There are so many travel opportunities we never get a chance to experience because of financial limitations or lack of accurate information. However, the satisfaction of travel is immeasurable. Camping is one of the experiences that very few travelers dare to choose despite their ability to pay for hotel room. When you go camping, you […]

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