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Tourism sector recovery disrupted by budget cuts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Tourism has asked Parliament to exempt the tourism sector from budget cuts to enable the sector recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. During a meeting on Thursday between Parliament’s committee on Tourism, Trade, and Industry and officials from the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife …

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Government planning to run Ankole kingdom palace as private entity

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government through the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities is set to carry out a feasibility study on the Ankole Kingdom palace to determine its operations after renovations. The Ministry of Tourism Permanent Secretary Doreen Katusiime disclosed this during a supervisory tour of the …

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Government offers new incentives for domestic tourism

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Tourism Board launches a domestic tourism campaign dubbed ‘Take On The Pearl’, as part of promoting local tourism, but also get the sector ready when international borders reopen. On top of reduced fares for some services, the two-month campaign that starts next week will also …

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Ministry of Tourism secures a UGX 25Bn stimulus package from EU

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Tourism has negotiated a 6 million Euros (25.2 billion) stimulus package from the European Union towards the private tourism sector for post lockdown operations. This was disclosed by the accounting officer of the Ministry of Tourism, Doreen Katusiime while interfacing with …

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