By Kampala Post Reporter
Uganda Tourism Board
Five high school students emerged winners in a tourism essay writing competition sponsored by Unicaf University. The best essay was written by Mohammed Shabir from Greenhill Academy who won a full scholarship to Unicaf University, $150 (about Shs540,000) and a tablet.
The European Union (EU) affirmed its commitment to enhancing cooperation with Uganda in supporting the country’s tourism sector.
East African Community (EAC) Partner States have been called upon to cooperate in packaging and promoting tourism investment opportunities and incentives in the region through different fora.
Miss Tourism Uganda has announced queens from Busoga that will face off with those picked from different parts of the country.
The winner is Ishany Siriman Mwonda, the first runner-up is Shakira Kadhanah and Joan Florence Namwende was the second runner-up.
This past weekend American movie star Terrence Howard and his wife, Miranda Pak, tracked chimpanzees at Kibale National Park.
The Higher Education Students Financing Board (HESFB) during the 30th meeting held on March 31 approved Tourism and Hospitality Programmes to be supported under the Students' Loan Scheme.
Uganda is set to participate in the IMEX, the largest trade show in Europe for the meetings and events industry.
The event, which brings together global event planners and buyers with significant buying power is slated for May 31 - June 2 at the Messe Frankfurt.
The Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities has partenered with local investors in the hospitality industry to launch what they dubbed as Easter holidays getaway packages aimed at encouraging more Ugandans to visit local tourist sites and support the sector.
The Chief Coordinator of Operation Wealth Creation Gen Salim Saleh has officially opened the Third Investment Symposium in Mbarara City on Tuesday.