The MTWA held a Media Conference on the reveal of Eddy Kenzo as a self motivated and willed Tourism Ambassador, who will join hands with the Tourism Sector and the country at large to revive the marketing of the countrys' tourist attractions and the destination at large on the international scene. While unveiling the ambassador, the Hon state Minister has emphasised on how marketing Uganda is not a one man's responsibility. He asserted that while there have been other personalities(some whose contracts of engagement expired) that have taken on showcasing the beauty of the Pearl on their own personal made fame, more People of Eddy Kenzo's fame and following are a resource to utilise in market
The COVID-19 pandemic instigated lock downs in almost all countries, resulting in the halting of travel which brought the entire world to a standstill. Globally, countries are struggling to counter the adverse impact of this pandemic on people’s livelihoods. The tourism industry is undoubtedly one of the worst affected of all major economic sectors. In Uganda, as a major sector of the economy, the tourism industry contributed US$1.6Bn in foreign exchange earnings in 2019, provided direct and indirect employment opportunities and has a high linkage factor supporting multiple sectors of the economy. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in the loss of jobs, financial stress to the e
The Ministry of Tourism, wildlife and antiquities has launched yet another exciting series of events for the Tourism industry, The World Tourism Day 2020 celebrations under the theme; Tourism and community Development. This theme focuses attention to the plight of our rural communities and the contribution Tourism can make in transforming these livelihoods. The beauty of Uganda is best exemplified by the country side, fresh, undisturbed eco systems where the people live in harmony with nature.
This year, the celebrations will be held in Fort portal city, in Kabarole district. This region exhibits some of the best landscapes and a wonderful people that explain brand Uganda, The pearl of Afri