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Ugandans urged to embrace local tourism to revive the economy

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Finance Matia Kasaija has urged Ugandans to explore the many sight-seeing opportunities found within the country in order to boost domestic tourism. Minister Kasaija said that Uganda has many unexploited tourism attractions and beautiful sceneries that locals and people from other parts …

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Museveni urges tourism players to work together

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has urged players in the tourism sector to work together for the benefit of the country. Museveni made the plea on Monday while meeting officials from the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities, the Uganda Tourism Board and tourism sector stakeholders at …

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UTB to use Valentine’s day to boost domestic tourism

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The tourism sector in Uganda is taking advantage of the growing culture of marking Valentine’s day to support the revival of the sector from a two-year underperformance caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. The planned activities include a two-kilometer walk in Kampala, which the sector leaders …

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Uganda ready for return of tourists

Museveni Appeals To Tourists To Return After COVID-19 Disaster Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has made an appeal to the international community to embrace Uganda as a tourist destination again, after two years of low business. Launching a new Destination Uganda campaign, Museveni said that …

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Cancelled flights put damper on US holiday travel

New York | Xinhua |  The holiday season travel stress has only escalated amid the surge of the Omicron variant of COVID-19, with several airlines reporting staff shortages from the spread of the coronavirus, leaving passengers with delayed or cancelled flights. According to FlightAware, a flight-tracking site, 880 flights within, …

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