Ugandans are known to be the most hospitable people in East Africa with their warm and welcoming smiles it is no surprise that lately Uganda is among the top tourism destinations worldwide.
Tomorrow at the Commonwealth Resort Munyonyo, the ministry of tourism will host the Cultural Tourism night with the intention of bringing Uganda and her friends together. One of the core objectives of the event is to promote networking of stakeholders and promoters of the tourism business – local and international.
The event also aims to forge a way around marketing entertainment and creative works as part of the tourism sector. The night that will also include awarding outstanding tour operators, hotels and lodges, safari guides and community Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities, will be graced by President Yoweri Museveni.
Ten per cent of the event’s proceeds will go to supporting the reconstruction of the Kasubi tombs – one of the main foci of Kampala city tourism. The theme of the night is ‘Cultural Diversity of Uganda’ and the promoters have intimated that a lot awaits patrons, including Ugandan and African music, raffle draws and plenty of drinks and food.
Uganda is endowed with a lot of natural and cultural resources that if exploited, can form a basis of a lucrative tourism industry. The event kicks off at 6pm in Munyonyo’s Victoria hall.
Source : The Observer