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17 Oct 2014
I wish to inform you that during the passing of the VAT Amendment Bill 2013/14, exemption on the supply of hotel accommodation in tourist lodges and hotels outside Kampala District was reinstated.  ...
17 Oct 2014
The Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda joint visa will cost $100, while the current cost of a single entry visa for Kenya is $50, for Uganda $50 and for Rwanda $30.   KAMPALA - Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda have...
17 Oct 2014
KAMPALA - Police have assured the public of tight security ahead of November 3, when over 30,000 foreign tourists will visit to watch the hybrid eclipse, the rarest type of solar eclipse, in Uganda....
17 Oct 2014
Uganda, come November 3 will be the world's focus center as it experiences a total eclipse. Uganda lies on the path of a Hhybrid Solar Eclipse. MPs have asked the Ministry of Tourism to put all...
17 Oct 2014
Maria Mutagamba, the Ugandan Minister for Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities has officially launched tourism activities that will lead to the celebrations of Tourism Day come Sept. 27. Maria Mutagamba...
17 Oct 2014
  Some of the pygmies from the Batwa tribe who have become very attractive for community tourists in Uganda. The Government will develop a framework to train local people to engage in community...
17 Oct 2014
Queen Elizabeth National Park is Uganda\'s most popular and second largest national park famous for its tree climbing lions. Queen Elizabeth National Park in south western Uganda has been honoured as...
17 Oct 2014
UTB gets new Board of Directors: Some of the members of the newly inaugurated board. The Minister of Tourism Wildlife and Antiquities, Hon Maria Mutagamba, inaugurated a new Board of Directors for...
17 Oct 2014
In order to strengthen the capacity of existing tourism support institutions, businesses and associations, a comprehensive capacity building plan has been developed. The Uganda Tourism Board (UTB)...
17 Oct 2014
Uganda will participate in the annual ITB Berlin 2013 Travel and Tourism Exhibition scheduled to take place from 6th to 10th March 2013 at Messe Berlin in Germany.   As Uganda participates in this...
17 Oct 2014
KAMPALA - HIGH profile people will now find reasons to fly the Kampala-based airline, after the introduction of a Crane class facility aboard its MD model planes. Air Uganda Country Manager, Lucy...
17 Oct 2014
KAMPALA - Visits to any of Uganda?s ten national parks will soon be easier as the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) is putting the final touches on the introduction of a cashless smart card based on...

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