Tag: Uganda travel

Why tourists are not in danger after confirmed Ebola case in Uganda
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Why tourists are not in danger after confirmed Ebola case in Uganda

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 12, 2019

There is no threat for tourists traveling currently in Uganda. Future visitors planning a trip to this East African country ... Read More

Uganda Tourism  Chief: Kidnapped American tourist is safe – rescue completed
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Uganda Tourism Chief: Kidnapped American tourist is safe – rescue completed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 7, 2019

An excited Lily Ajarova, CEO of the Uganda Tourism Board told eTurboNews late afternoon she had very good news. " ... Read More

Uganda travel and trafficking
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Uganda travel and trafficking

editor editor- March 23, 2019

Sub-Saharan Africa has enormous tourism potential: leopards lounging in acacia trees, elephant herds drifting across vast savannah plains, gorillas and ... Read More

Air Uganda takes delivery of third CRJ-200
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Air Uganda takes delivery of third CRJ-200

editor editor- May 6, 2013

Air Uganda today took delivery of its third Bombardier CRJ-200 from GECAS USA. The 50-seater has been acquired on a ... Read More

Hospitality tourism training initiative rolls out in East Africa
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Hospitality tourism training initiative rolls out in East Africa

editor editor- April 18, 2013

UGANDA (eTN) - The Kampala Serena Hotel will be East Africa’s leading hospitality group’s second property to host a new ... Read More

Uganda Hotel Owners Association gets new Executive Director
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Uganda Hotel Owners Association gets new Executive Director

editor editor- April 1, 2013

UGANDA (eTN) – Long-serving Executive Director of the Uganda Hotel Owners Association (UHOA), Mr. Ishmael Sekandi, has stepped down and ... Read More

Ssese island tourism businesses complain about lack of ferries from Kampala
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Ssese island tourism businesses complain about lack of ferries from Kampala

editor editor- March 23, 2013

UGANDA (eTN) - Anger and disappointment are spreading among travelers to and from the Ssese Islands but also the business ... Read More

Marburg outbreak in Uganda should not be a threat to tourists
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Marburg outbreak in Uganda should not be a threat to tourists

editor editor- October 25, 2012

UGANDA (eTN) - Officials from the Uganda Wildlife Authority and the Uganda Tourist Board have gone on record yesterday in ... Read More

Tourism stakeholders seek assurances over Uganda Tourism Board and Tourism Ministry
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Tourism stakeholders seek assurances over Uganda Tourism Board and Tourism Ministry

editor editor- October 9, 2012

UGANDA (eTN) - Recent meetings of leading tourism stakeholders coming together to discuss the Ministry of Tourism’s sectoral review and ... Read More

Uganda Ministry of Tourism to take fresh look at funding sources
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Uganda Ministry of Tourism to take fresh look at funding sources

editor editor- September 17, 2012

UGANDA (eTN) - Details are beginning to emerge of how best to make operational certain provisions in the Tourism Act ... Read More

Uganda President blasts tourism board
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Uganda President blasts tourism board

editor editor- April 28, 2012

UGANDA (eTN) - President Yoweri Museveni used a meeting held at State House Entebbe earlier in the week to discuss ... Read More

Gulf Air’s restructuring and cost-cutting sees Entebbe axed
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Gulf Air’s restructuring and cost-cutting sees Entebbe axed

editor editor- February 10, 2012

UGANDA (eTN) - When Gulf Air returned to Uganda on December 5 with 4 flights a week, much hope and ... Read More

Parliamentary greed adds to tourism funding woes for Uganda
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Parliamentary greed adds to tourism funding woes for Uganda

editor editor- February 7, 2012

UGANDA (eTN) - News emerged from sources in the Uganda parliament that a controversial deal for new vehicles for members ... Read More

Air Uganda now goes twice a day to Juba
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Air Uganda now goes twice a day to Juba

editor editor- January 6, 2012

UGANDA (eTN) - A new schedule has taken effect between Entebbe and Juba, as Air Uganda has now commenced twice ... Read More

Gulf Air returns to the Ugandan skies
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Gulf Air returns to the Ugandan skies

editor editor- December 6, 2011

UGANDA (eTN) - Yesterday saw the long-awaited return to Uganda of Bahrain’s national airline, Gulf Air, when the inaugural flight ... Read More

Civil Aviation Authority licensing meeting set in Uganda
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Civil Aviation Authority licensing meeting set in Uganda

editor editor- November 9, 2011

UGANDA (eTN) - The upcoming licensing committee meeting of the Civil Aviation Authority’s (CAA) Board of Directors will hear applications ... Read More

Dissecting Uganda’s tourism problem: what is at stake?
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Dissecting Uganda’s tourism problem: what is at stake?

editor editor- October 31, 2011

Tourism has not developed as expected despite the country’s potential and tourism attractions. Read More

New CEO for Air Uganda
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New CEO for Air Uganda

editor editor- October 18, 2011

UGANDA (eTN) - Hugh Fraser, Air Uganda’s (U7) Chief Executive, is reportedly set to leave the airline at the end ... Read More

Uganda Wildlife Authority lacks funds to play tourist
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Uganda Wildlife Authority lacks funds to play tourist

editor editor- August 18, 2011

UGANDA (eTN) - A range of rather unprintable comments were received overnight when it became known that members of the ... Read More

Will Uganda’s bureaucrats kill tourism and aviation?
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Will Uganda’s bureaucrats kill tourism and aviation?

editor editor- July 25, 2011

UGANDA (eTN) - Only recently was it reported here, that not only did the international airlines express their dissatisfaction with ... Read More

Getting US travel visa just got even more difficult in Africa
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Getting US travel visa just got even more difficult in Africa

editor editor- July 13, 2011

(eTN) - "Do you know what life in the USA is like" may be the next question added to the ... Read More

Uganda Finance Minister pledges help to tourism
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Uganda Finance Minister pledges help to tourism

editor editor- June 29, 2011

UGANDA (eTN) - The opening of a tourism exhibition yesterday, organized by the kingdom of Buganda, brought the Minister of ... Read More

Ebola scare over in Uganda
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Ebola scare over in Uganda

editor editor- June 18, 2011

UGANDA (eTN) - The 41-day time window for the discovery of new Ebola cases, after the outbreak of May 12, ... Read More

Absence of financial incentives for tourism rattles Uganda stakeholders
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Absence of financial incentives for tourism rattles Uganda stakeholders

editor editor- June 11, 2011

UGANDA (eTN) - "We shall lobby the East African Legislative Assembly now because our own governments do not listen to ... Read More

Will the new budget change things for Uganda tourism?
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Will the new budget change things for Uganda tourism?

editor editor- June 7, 2011

UGANDA (eTN) - Tourism stakeholders are not holding their breath, and neither is the Uganda Tourist Board (UTB), when asked ... Read More

Uganda tourism gets own ministry back
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Uganda tourism gets own ministry back

editor editor- June 3, 2011

UGANDA (eTN) - President Museveni has indeed re-constituted a separate Ministry of Tourism, leaving trade and industry behind as a ... Read More

Uganda minister at it again over museum
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Uganda minister at it again over museum

editor editor- May 20, 2011

UGANDA (eTN) - On the very day that the new parliament, after swearing in all newly-elected members of parliament was ... Read More

Ebola reportedly strikes again in Uganda
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Ebola reportedly strikes again in Uganda

editor editor- May 16, 2011

UGANDA (eTN) - The Sunday Vision has confirmed rumors emerging late last week that a case of Ebola has been ... Read More

Quo vadis Uganda tourism?
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Quo vadis Uganda tourism?

editor editor- May 13, 2011

UGANDA (eTN) - Tourism and hospitality operators, under cover of strict anonymity for fear of repercussions and being potentially singled ... Read More

Egypt Air getting back on course
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Egypt Air getting back on course

editor editor- April 19, 2011

UGANDA (eTN) - A regular source at the Egypt Air Kampala office was excited over the weekend, telling news that ... Read More

Uganda calm in spite of isolated incidents
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Uganda calm in spite of isolated incidents

editor editor- April 16, 2011

UGANDA (eTN) - Stage-managed and apparently media-scripted events in recent days have portrayed Uganda as a country "in problems" but ... Read More

New Uganda tourism master plan in the offing
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New Uganda tourism master plan in the offing

editor editor- April 15, 2011

UGANDA (eTN) - The Uganda Permanent Secretary (PS) in the Ministry of Tourism, Ambassador Onen, has spoken out on the ... Read More

Uganda tourism to be separated from trade and industry
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Uganda tourism to be separated from trade and industry

editor editor- April 14, 2011

UGANDA (eTN) - Long-standing demands by the Uganda tourism industry to revert to a stand-alone ministry dedicated to tourism and ... Read More

Cuckoo land hotel back in headlines
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Cuckoo land hotel back in headlines

editor editor- April 7, 2011

UGANDA, Africa (eTN) - The problem-riddled and never-completed hotel complex along Entebbe road, conceived by the late Joseph Behakanira is ... Read More

Bank of Uganda seizes Libyan shares in Tropical Bank
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Bank of Uganda seizes Libyan shares in Tropical Bank

editor editor- March 28, 2011

UGANDA (eTN) - No sooner had the formal announcement been made that Uganda would fully comply with the UN resolution ... Read More

Lone elephant settles in Katunguru
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Lone elephant settles in Katunguru

editor editor- March 22, 2011

UGANDA (eTN) - Tourists and Ugandan travelers alike are reportedly now able to greet a lone elephant who has made ... Read More