Call View Uganda+256 780 924 424

Like us on facebookFollow us on twitterFollow us on Google PlusJoin us on Linkedin

Focus on tourism and the economy will do well- Hon Daudi Migereko

By Our Staff

Former Land’s Minister now Chairman of the Uganda Tourism Board Chairman, says that as a people, we must understand tourism. “Sometimes when we talk about tourism and many people think you must be talking about foreigners visiting Uganda,” he spoke in an interview with Capital Radio. “But there is also

domestic tourism.”

 Speaking of the decision to celebrate the just concluded World Tourism Day Celebrations in Gulu, he said that government is looking to showcase the various products that the country has. “The other issue is to be able to review our performance in the past,” he says. “Up until now, how have we been performing?” He adds that only then can the country appreciate the weaknesses but also identify what other things could aid the tourism industry prosper.


Asked what the Uganda Tourism Board had done to this point, he said that they had run adverts publicizing the attractions that the country has to offer. “But we have also arranged trips to some of these places,” he says. “We have been able to get opinion leaders involved to visit the Game Parks, the mountains… all sorts of places.” He adds thusly: “There is also the famous Tulambule!” He said that programmes like those that Miss Uganda and Miss World Africa has been conducting.


Tasked to explain what the future has for the country’s tourism, he tells of a time when tourism wasn’t taken seriously and compares that to a far better reality. “…now everybody has been able to understand that tourism is the leading foreign exchange earner for the country,” he says. “If in the past we hadn’t taken tourism very seriously, now we have to take it very seriously.” He argues that the benefits from tourism are very clear. “It is a low hanging fruit, which we just need to go and harness,” the Minister adds passionately. “Within no time if we focus on tourism, the economy of this country will be doing well.”

Fantastic offers at Brovad sands lodge , Samuka Island Jinja , Simba safaris in Queen Elizabeth.



About View Uganda

View Uganda is a media brand that brings you the best tourism attractions that Uganda has, the most affordable top-class accomodation, Dine and wine,entertainment and the most convinient travel facilities to enable you access Uganda.

Connect with Us

Like us on facebookFollow us on twitterFollow us on Google PlusJoin us on Linkedin

Get it Google Play

Contact Us

View Uganda Assegai Business Solutions Ltd Soliz House 4th Floor Lumumba Avenue Kampala,Uganda Tel:+256 780 924 424                                     Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Press enter to search
Press enter to search