Having been hit by a Land slide in the eastern part of Mt.Elgon and burrying 3 villages that were scarcely populated, Uganda is still doing well in the Tourism Industry. The good news is that no wild life was hurt and the other Uganda National Parks are safe for excursions. “This week we have sent …

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The Lodge which opened 3months back is realy doing great. Being strategically located in Lweza, along kampala- Entebbe Highway, this accommodation has been advantageous to both business travellers and those hoping to catch an early morning flight since its 20 minutes away from Entebbe International Airport,there by boosting the Tourism sector of Uganda. “Many of …

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East African business tycoon, Ashish Thakkar, set to be blasted into space just as soon as the galactic space ship of Virgin has been cleared for public flight, has collected the flags of Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania from the presidents and prime ministers of the three countries to take with him into orbit, being the …

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The Tourist guides from East Africa are to form an umbrella body at a time when the Government of Uganda is contemplating on setting up laws to streamline the operations of tour firms and safari guides so as address the movement of tourist guides within the region. “The tourist guides from Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Burundi …

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The National Geographic photo journalist, who intends to stay for two years studying Uganda’s unique wildlife and nature, arrived in the country last month so as to promote the country’s tourism industry. He has been to Asia and Amazonia, Jorge Camilo Valenzuela. “I will be going to Mt Rwenzori national park, Mgahinga national Park and …

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The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) announced the 12 finalists for the 2010 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards. Under WTTC’s stewardship since 2003, the prestigious Awards recognized best practice in sustainable tourism in four different categories – Destination Stewardship, Conservation, Community Benefit and Global Tourism Business. Over 160 entries were received this year from over …

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Uganda will import 12 Oryxes from Kenya for re-stocking Kidepo Valley National Park. “The Oryx, a species of antelope, previously roamed parts of north-eastern Uganda and had become extinct in the park”, Said Sam Mwandha the conservation director. He explained that a few of them are still surviving between the hills separating Abim and Pader …

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Following the annual inaugural Hike4Life challenge organized by Focus, an international humanitarian relief organization, the organization seeks to mobilize resources through sponsorship of hiking or cycling challenges to boost Uganda’s Tourism. Participants who are drawn from around the globe help to boost the host country’s tourism. Focus works with its agencies in Europe, North America …

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Following the success full campaign of “friend a gorilla” and the birth of baby kiiza in Nkruringo family at the end of 2009, The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has started habituating another group of gorillas in a bid to expand Tourism in the southern part of the Bwindi National Park .More to that UWA came …

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On the night of January 2, Nakasongola Rhino Sanctuary was filled with joy as it embranced the new born Rhino. This was the third born following 2 others that were born last year bringing the total number of rhinos at the sanctuary to 9. “We have started the New Year with another birth and are …

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