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State House to boost tourism sector as Uganda, becomes best destination for AfricaUg

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Kampala: State House, through the Presidential enterprise for sustainable tourism in Uganda has weighed in to boost the tourism sector through promoting various exhibitions about tourism, culture and tradition at Uganda foreign missions across Europe. Uganda’s tourism sector has increasingly become vibrant over the years largely because of a peaceful, stable and vibrant economy that has made it possible for business to flourish.
The country was recently voted by Lonely planet, an independent magazine owned by the BBC which is committed to independent travel, trustworthy advise and editorial independence as the top tourist destination for 2012.
According to the Principal Private Secretary to the President Ms. Grace Akello who has been working with the High Commission in London on the initiative, peace and security coupled with a robust economy has ensured that the world explores and appreciates the beauty of Uganda and the warmth of its people.
Speaking at the Uganda High Commission in London during a pre-launch ceremony of the website on the presidential enterprise for sustainable tourism in Uganda that is aimed at making information about Uganda easily accessible and vibrant, Akello who has been working with a Ugandan born international consultant Willy Mutenza to promote various aspects of Uganda’s tourism and culture said the initiative, which concedes with the country’s 50 years anniversary celebrations is an opportunity to boost efforts by various stakeholders in the tourism sector to attract more tourists locally and internationally and also to boost the economy.
The website is part of various activities including showcasing Uganda at various exhibitions in Europe supported by Brussels Airlines, empowering Uganda’s foreign missions around the country to be more proactive and robust in as far as marketing Uganda’s is concerned.

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