Kenya’s Ban on Tourist Undiplomatic – Tanzania Minister

Tanzania tourism minister Dr. Harrison Mwakyembe has said a negotiation process is in the offing to see a sustainable agreement between Tanzania and Kenya tourism authorities to break the impasse between them after Kenya slapped another ban on tourist vehicles from accessing her Airport. Referring to Kenya’s move as undiplomatic, Dr Mwakyembe told a news… Continue reading Kenya’s Ban on Tourist Undiplomatic – Tanzania Minister

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Kenya Slaps New Ban on Tanzania Tourist Vehicles

Authorities in Kenya have once again issued a ban on all tourist vehicles of Tanzania origin from accessing Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) citing failure by Dar es Salaam authorities to respect the earlier proposal to break the impasse between tourism authorities of the two countries. A same ban issued by Kenya in December last… Continue reading Kenya Slaps New Ban on Tanzania Tourist Vehicles

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Ebola, A Blow to Africa’s Tourism

A request by Kenya’s tourism fraternity during a recent round-table meeting to President Uhuru Kenyatta to urgently appointment a government spokesman showed how badly lack of a coherent public policy was affecting the sector. For a sector that was still reeling from the devastating effects of the terror attacks on the country, the Ebola pandemic… Continue reading Ebola, A Blow to Africa’s Tourism

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Driving Around the Big Bend

Our car shuddered to a standstill beside a wooden sign on a deserted western region part of Uganda road. “This is fountain of the pearl of Africa”, I read as I stepped from the car into the shimmering mid day heat. We’d been heading through Queen Elizabeth National Park towards the Uganda-Rwanda border, to a… Continue reading Driving Around the Big Bend

All Uganda National Parks Are Safe for Tourists

The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has come out to assure tourists that the border national parks in western Uganda are safe despite ongoing fighting in neighboring DR Congo. There has been growing speculation about the safety of tourists visiting Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Mgahinga Gorilla National Park and Queen Elizabeth National Park. Lillian Nsubuga, the… Continue reading All Uganda National Parks Are Safe for Tourists

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My 10 Memorable Days in Uganda

Story as told by Robyn C. Spencer “I had a wonderful time in Uganda. I felt safe here, like I belonged there, like there is a culture of kindness and hospitality that envelops you from the first moment you step off the plane.  The weather is warm, the food is delicious and the landscape is… Continue reading My 10 Memorable Days in Uganda

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Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania Harmonize Tourist Visa Fees

The East African Community sectoral committee on Tourism has decided to market East Africa’s tourism collectively ,a single EAC tourism visa has been established for Uganda Kenya and Tanzania. Each of these countries will be charging $50,the move is aimed at boosting the region’s tourism and ease the financial strain faced by budget tourists who… Continue reading Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania Harmonize Tourist Visa Fees

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