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    Tourism Television Show Launched   Starting this week for the next ten weeks, a brand new show highlighting the beauty of Uganda will air on NTV Uganda. The television show cal
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Ministers Message

I welcome all our web visitors to the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities website, an ongoing initiative to inform the public on activities of the Ministry and the entire tourism sector.

We have created avenues to hear from you, thereby making our website more interactive, a concept that is in tune with modern times. We therefore wish to read more of your opinions about our services, publications, and even your expectations of service delivery.

Join us and share with us your experince as we strive to improve the tourism sector.

Facts about Uganda

Location: East Africa

Capital: Kampala

Population: 34.5 million (2011)

Time: GMT/UTC plus three hours

Currency: Uganda shilling (USh)

Government: Presidential Republic

President: H.E Yoweri Kaguta Museveni

Official Language(s): English, Swahili 

Calling code: +256

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Sector Achievements

Kidepo National Park in North Eastern Uganda was listed as the 3rd best park in Africa by CNN Travel, a publication of CNN (Cable News Network), a US television of global repute.

Uganda was recently voted as the number one tourist destination for 2012 by Lonely planet (the largest travel guide book and digital media publisher in the world).

Mt Rwenzori was voted among the top hiking places in Africa and among the top hiking spots in the world.

 

TOURISM HIGHLIGHTS

UGANDA TO HOST POPULAR ATA CONFERENCE

Uganda will host the 39th congress of the Africa Travel Association (ATA) in November 2014. The

Miss Tourism 2015 photo gallery

Click here to view the Miss Tourism 2015 photo gallery

Solar eclipse 2013

At 4:10 PM EAT (13:10 GMT) on Sunday, November 3, 2013 Uganda is expected to be one of the f

Eco-Tourism

  The growth of tourism in Uganda over the last few decades has inevitably had an effect o

The Mountain Gorilla

About half the world's population of gorillas lives in Bwindi Impenatrable forest and Mgahinga

Tourism Television Show Launched

  Starting this week for the next ten weeks, a brand new show highlighting the beauty of

Kiprotich wins gold in Moscow

The Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities wishes to congratulate the Pearl of Africa

Our Culture

Uganda’s culture Uganda’s is well blessed with people originating from the five main disti

Ministers Message

We welcome all our web visitors to the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities website

The president welcomes tourists to Uganda

President Yoweri Museveni has strongly encouraged tourists globally to visit the African contin

UWEC lion Kibonge passes on

Kibonge, the oldest lion at the Uganda Wildlife Education centre (UWEC), died on Friday last we

Hotel and Conference Services

Uganda’s accommodation industry growth was mainly tailored to the tourist industry and the gr

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Our Mandate

To formulate and implement policies, strategies, plans and programs that promote tourism, wildlife and cultural heritage conservation for socio-economic development and transformation of the country.

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Our Vision

Sustainable tourism, wildlife and cultural heritage contributing to the transformation of the Ugandan society from a peasant to a modern and prosperous one.

Our Mission

To develop and promote tourism, wildlife and cultural heritage resources for enhancement of Uganda as a Preferred tourist destination, with accelerated sector contribution to the national economy.

How to find us

Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities

P. O. Box 4241 Kampala

Rwenzori Towers 2nd Floor

Plot 6 Nakasero Road.

Kampala, Uganda.

Phone: +256 414 561 700