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Mugoga tips on re-aligning Uganda's tourism potential

By Oyet Okwera

Added 22nd February 2016 06:48 PM

Mutagamba observed that Uganda is gifted by nature but there is limited marketing of our resources in the diaspora

Mugoga tips on re-aligning Uganda's tourism potential

Maria Mutagamba, minister for wildlife and antiquities flanked by Miss Tourism Metropolitan, Sheila Kirabo address journalists at the Media Centre during the press briefing to launch the forthcoming Ekkula Peal of Africa Tourism awards. Photo by Oyet Okwera

Mutagamba observed that Uganda is gifted by nature but there is limited marketing of our resources in the diaspora

Francis Mugoga, the director at Tourism Institute of East Africa (TIEA) has tipped tourism stakeholders on the need to re-align the country's tourism potential.  Mugoga said there is need to increase focus on marketing all the country's tourism potential.

He was speaking Monday at a press conference organized by the TIEA on the country's tourism prospects.

 ugoga talking to journalists at the ourism nstitute of ast frica today hoto by yet kwera Mugoga talking to journalists at the Tourism Institute of East Africa today. Photo by Oyet Okwera

 

Mugoga also called on all stakeholders to strengthen partnership with the private sector to better improve tourism services in the country. The fraternity say the ministry should know and recognize all players in the private sector to increase sector engagement.

"We need to strengthen ourselves as players in the industry by working closely with the ministry who should know our existence in the industry," said Mugoga

Mugoga said there is also need to re-align tourism training courses with emphasis on practical education which is more engaging compared to only theoretical arrangement.

His comment comes at a time the Minister of Tourism Wild life and Antiquities, Maria Mutagamba recently called for more stakeholder engagement to develop the industry.

Mutagamba observed that Uganda is gifted by nature but there is limited marketing of our resources in the diaspora.

She welcomed all players and pledged to work with them to better increase revenue accruing from the invisible trade of tourism.

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