Uganda’s tourism sector sniffs more business after passing of Bill

As reported by Phillip Nabyama, at the East African Business Week, “Following Uganda’s successful hosting of the Commonwealth Heads of State (CHOGM) in which the country made substantial strides in tourism publicity and development, the country’s Parliament has passed the much-anticipated Tourism Bill 2007.The Bill which has been in Parliament since 2005, has been sidelined by political issues but also delayed by ‘certain bureaucrats opposed to vesting more functions in the Uganda Tourist Board (UTB) (now known as Tourism Uganda (TU)) and changing the board structure to allow the private sector a qualified majority,’ according to an industry source.” Read more>>

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