Department of Tourism Development

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Vision:

Sustainable tourism, wildlife and heritage supporting the transformation of the Ugandan society from a peasant to a modern and prosperous Country.

Mission:

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

Mandate: Policy determination, formulation and implementation, coordination and development of strategies for sustainable tourism development in the country.

Functions

The functions of the Department of Tourism include:

  1. To plan and develop the tourism sector with due regard to the economic, social, environmental and cultural consequences of such
  2. To formulate, promote and monitor implementation of policies for sustainable growth of the sector, in consultation with the private sector and line institutions of Government.
  3. To supervise, monitor, regulate and coordinate the sector.
  4. To ensure compliance with best practices (environmental, social and economic) by tourists, tour operators and owners of the tourist facilities.
  5. To initiate, develop and promote domestic, regional and international cooperation in the field of tourism.
  6. Monitor and evaluate the implementation of the policies, legislation, national plans and guidelines on Tourism.
  7. To support and guide the Uganda Tourism Board and the Hotel and Tourism Training Institute in performing their tasks.
  8. To develop and diversify the tourism products.
  9. To support training of staff in the tourism industry and development of business development services for tourism in cooperation with the private sector among others.
  10. To collect, process and distribute tourism statistics
  11. To liaise with international organizations and any other relevant entities involved in tourist development.
  12. To create and ensure an enabling environment for tourism development.
  13. To create awareness of the tourism industry. 

 

 

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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