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Foreign nationals’ hotel bookings rise to 28% in Uganda

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  There is hope for the hospitality industry and bookings in Uganda’s hotels start recovering from near zero during the months of the Covid-19 lockdown to well over a quarter of installed capacity today. Bradford Ochieng, the Deputy Chief Executive Officer Uganda Tourism Board revealed in …

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Uganda: Occupancy rate for hotels up to 28%

Kampala, Uganda | Julius Businge | Hotels in Uganda are recording an increase in occupancy rate, an indicator that the sector is recovering from the coronavirus crisis. According to Suzan Muhwezi, the chairperson of Uganda Hotel Owners Association and vice chairperson Board of Directors for Uganda Tourism Board, industry players recorded 28% …

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How hotels are surviving amidst COVID-19

Facilities have lost more than $320m since March 2020 due to the effects of pandemic Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Hotels in Uganda are operating in red since they resumed operations, but operators are optimistic that business will return to normalcy soon. The COVID-19 outbreak in the country in …

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Kalangala hotels cut prices to attract local tourists

Kalangala,  Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Service providers in the hospitality industry in Kalangala district have slashed their costs to attract local tourists. There are over 100 hotels, inns and lodges spread on various islands in Kalangala district.  However, majority of the facilities are on Bugala and Bukasa island to their …

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Egypt cleans up for return of tourists

Cairo, Egypt | AFP |  Hotels have ramped up hygiene, archaeological sites have been sanitised and beaches cleaned up — Egypt is gearing up to welcome back tourists kept away by the coronavirus pandemic. “We are laying the groundwork for tourists from around the world to find this destination … in …

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Lonely streets, empty beaches denote new normal for Entebbe

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Entebbe municipality is gradually growing into a lonely neighbourhood as a result of the closure of beaches, hotels and all tourist attractions in the area. Located at Lake Victoria peninsula in Wakiso district, Entebbe municipality is home to charming attractions that lure merrymakers to …

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