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February 2016

World’s tallest mammal crosses Nile to new home

By | February 17th, 2016|Categories: News|

Giraffes crossing Ready to cross River Nile With their tall necks and spindly legs, one would think giraffes are superb swimmers just like the giant elephants. Well, no. For years, Rothschild's giraffes have [...]

June 2015

Cabinet approves new Uganda Tourism Policy

By | June 4th, 2015|Categories: News|

Uganda Cabinet approves new Tourism Policy A national tourism policy that aims to enhance competitiveness of Uganda's tourism sector through effective marketing, promotion, research and infrastructure development has been approved by cabinet. Maj Gen Jim [...]

Low Tour prices give Uganda an advantage over its neighbours

By | June 4th, 2015|Categories: News|

The Safari costs are fundamental in making Uganda a more competitive tourism destination as compared to the other East African Countries like Kenya and Tanzania for low end or modest travellers. According to Tour Operators [...]

March 2015

UTB discounts tours to boost domestic tourism

By | March 10th, 2015|Categories: News|

In its commitment to promote domestic tourism with a bang this year, the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) in partnership with Uganda Wildlife Authority and the Uganda Safari Guides Association has started providing highly discounted domestic [...]

December 2014

East African countries waive visa fees for touring Foreign Residents

By | December 29th, 2014|Categories: News|

Tourism visa fees have been waived for foreign residents by Rwanda, Kenya and Uganda in order to allow easy access to the region’s various tourism attractions. The East Africa Tourist Visa (EATV) has been costing [...]

UK online survey puts Uganda ahead of Spain as a tourism destination

By | December 2nd, 2014|Categories: News|

Uganda has been chosen a better safari destination than spain in an international online survey conducted by The Guardian. The leading newspapers in UK conducted a poll with a question, “where would you prefer to [...]