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10:57
10:57

Pictorial: Celebrations of the International Civil Aviation Organization-ICAO

Uganda's CAA raised the ICAO flag at the source of river Nile.
10:46
10:46

Gov't Agencies Tasked to Market Source of the Nile As Tourist Destination country 1 2

While officiating over the rising of the international civil aviation organization-ICAO flag at the source of the Nile in Jinja district on Saturday, Kakuba argues that, three out of every 10 tourists who arrive to the country through Entebbe international airport tour the Nile.
11:56
11:56

UTB to License Tour Guides district 2 1

The drive involves offering free hospitality lectures to all tour guides and also meeting stakeholders like tourism police and tourism officers on how best they can enforce professionalism within the industry.
19:45
19:45

Nationwide Tourism Drive Launched local governments 1

Tulambule pearl is a ten people team led by the Minister of State for Tourism, Godfrey Kiwanda who will mobilize local communities to visit tourism sites within their areas of residence on a weekly basis.
16:11
16:11

Jinja Municipal Leaders Block Demolition of Ripon Falls Hotel historical sites 1

Ripon Falls Hotel is one of the countrys first hotels. Located along Nile Crescent Avenue opposite Jinja Sailing Club, it is remembered as a place where Queen Elizabeth slept on her first visit to Uganda to commission the Owen Falls Dam in 1954.
07:50
07:50

Tour and Travel Agencies Fault UTB Over Enforcement of Hotel Standards 2

Vincent Byarugaba, UTB spokesperson says the process of standardization is still ongoing under UTB. James Ssebagala, the Coordinator Quality Assurance-UTB, says the hotel classification exercise is meant to determine whether a given hotel meets certain essential requirements.
09:12
09:12

Proposed Expansion of Jinja Golf Course Stalls 1 1

Morgan Otile, the Chairman Jinja Golf Club says the proposed expansion works are still on despite delays to realise the required funding. Otile says their funders, Kakira Sugar Limited, Nile Breweries limited and Eskom Uganda limited have not yet committed themselves on the project.
15:34
15:34

Govt Unveils Plan to Establish Regional Cultural Centers 1

The move is in line with the objective to promote and popularize Uganda\'s cultural heritage which formed the basis for the establishment of Uganda National Cultural center in 1959, Francis Peter Ojede, the UNCC Executive Director says.
12:45
12:45

Tour Operators Query Exclusion of Key Road in 2015/2016 Budget tourism roads 2

The 2015/2016 budget, presented yesterday, provided for the continued construction of Musita - Majanji road and Iganga - Kaliro road as key projects to be covered in the districts of Jinja and Kamuli. However, it ignored the 140-km stretch from Jinja to Buyende district. The road leads to a number of tourist attractions like Itanda falls, Bujagali, Iyongo and Kagulu hill.
06:48
06:48

Government Forms Clusters to Enhance Domestic Tourism tourism in uganda 2

In the campaign championed by the Tourism Ministry, Uganda has been clustered into 10 geographical areas, creating administrative levels at districts to manage and promote specific tourism attractions.
14:14
14:14

Isimba Dam Construction Threatens Adventure Tourism kayaking 2 4

The Isimba dam site was previously used by companies promoting adventure tourism activities and trips from Bujagali. But reports show that the ongoing construction at Isimba Falls has blocked the 39 km route for which tourists would pay at least $125 for day\'s excursion.
14:08
14:08

Jinja Tour Operators Register 40 Percent Drop in Business 2014/2015 budget 2

According to the tour operators at least 120 out of the 300 tourists who had booked before the budgeting reading cancelled their visits citing high accommodation, money transfer and transport costs.
09:49
09:49

Jinja Municipal Council Resolves to Preserve Condemned Buildings rippon hotel 2 1

George Izale Secretary, the social services secretary Jinja municipal council says they decided to preserve the buildings after realizing that some tourists come to Jinja to study old architectural designs.
14:14
14:14

Journalist Joan Twizere's Body Found 1 Top story

The body of Joan Twizere Uwimana, the Rubaga Hospital publicist, has been retrieved from the waters at Itanda falls in Butagaya, Jinja District. The body was located at 13:00 hours today by local fishermen at Buwala village four kilometres from the point at Itanda falls where she drowned at about 2:30pm on Sunday.
19:18
19:18

Safety Measures Questioned As Relatives Wait For Journalist\'s Body At Itanda Falls 2

Rubaga Hospital publicist Joan Twizere Uwimana fell into the water on Sunday afternoon while she and her friends took photographs at the falls. Her relatives and friends are still camping at the site located 24 miles from Jinja town as rescue workers look for the body.
14:05
14:05

Rwenzori Attacks Bite Tourism Business in Busoga adf rebels 2

The attacks in Bundibugyo, Kasese and Notoroko districts are already affecting tourism in Busoga region. Several tour companies in Jinja have registered tour trips cancellations and amendments by tourists from abroad.
18:25
18:25

Man Eating Crocodiles Invade Jinja District crocodile attacks

The latest victim is a Bosco Ojambo, a 29-year-old man from Kakira village who is suspected to be killed by a crocodile in the wee hours of Thursday morning
12:26
12:26

Uganda\'s Wait for Floating Hotel Enters 13th Year jinja municipality 3 Top story

A decade since the proposal was tabled, Jinja is yet to have its floating hotel on Lake Victoria. The idea was first suggested in 2003 and a 4.5 acre piece of land selected as the site for the hotel. The land is located on Plot M1, MA and 1B at Masese landing site in Jinja municipality.
07:22
07:22

Busoga Royal Chiefs Block Cutting of Kingdom Trees busoga kingdom 1

Recently, Multicom Technical Services, which was contracted to construct Busoga Kingdom cultural centre started cutting down the mvule trees allegedly to expedite the construction of the center.
15:16
15:16

Tour Companies Ask Government to Relax Procedures of Acquiring Gorilla Tracking Permits gorilla permits 2

Up country Tours Safaris Companies are demanding for the relaxation of procedures and costs of acquiring Gorilla and Chimpanzee tour permits by Uganda Wildlife Authority - UWA.
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