All posts by: Joel Tumwesigye

CHEAP WAY TO TRACK THE GORILLA IN A LOW SEASON

You will know that your moments of truth in the jungles of Uganda have started after an early morning briefing at the UWA Uganda wildlife Centers in Bwindi. Dubbed as the best African wildlife experience, gorilla tracking has become.
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Don’t forget the Batwa, Visit them

You have heard about the Batwa may be through reading books, journals, magazines among other documents of literature. But who are these “Batwa Pygmies” Well history has recorded them to be the oldest people of the great lakes region.
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Uganda Finally Removes Vat On Key Tourism Services

A letter from the Permanent Secretary to the Treasury made it official that the hugely controversial introduction of an 18 percent VAT charge on upcountry safari.
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UTB welcomes new management

The Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) has welcomed a new management team and Board of Directors. The new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is veteran journalist, Mr. Stephen Asiimwe, and his deputy is experienced marketer Mr. John Ssempebwa. Mr. Asiimwe takes.
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Tourism stopovers to be created

Officials from the Tourism Development department of the Tourism Ministry as well as physical planners from the Ministry of Lands, have started the process of profiling specific stops along major highways with the view of transforming them into tourism.
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Uganda to Host Popular APTA Conference

Uganda will host the 39th congress of the Africa Travel Association (ATA) in November 2014. The announcement was formally made by the Minister of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities, Hon. Dr. Maria Mutagamba, at a press conference held at Protea.
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Uganda shines at Berlin tourism expo

Once again, Uganda impressed at the just concluded ITB tourism expo in Berlin, Germany. Uganda was represented by the Hon. Agnes Akiror, the Minister of State for Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities, officials from the Uganda Tourism Board, and private.
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Minister meets lobby group, media editors

Tourism Minister Hon. Dr. Maria Mutagamba recently interacted with various tourism stakeholders and editors from media houses in two separate meetings at Hotel Africana. In the first meeting, Hon. Mutagamba tasked editors of various media houses to front tourism.
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Us Conservation Model To Track Mountain Gorillas, Scale The Rwenzoris

Uganda’s minister of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities Hon. Dr. Maria Mutagamba and Ms Marlina Moreno, a U.S Super Model wil leade a trek to Margherita, Peak of Mountain Rwenzori in January 2015 Following the successful hosting of the Africa.
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