Why Tourism?

Tourism is the leading foreign exchange earner for Uganda generating US$1.35bn (23.5% of total exports) in 2015 from US $1,085m in 2013. Tourism also contributed UGX 7.27 trillion of Uganda's GDP (9.0% of GDP) in 2015 and is forecast to rise by 6.6% pa to UGX13.083 trillion (10.2% of GDP) in 2025 (WTTC, 2015).