East African countries Urged to mitigate obstacles to tourism growth-Uganda safari news
East African countries have been urged to avoid the obstacles which are impending the growth of the tourism industry. They have been encouraged to promote sustainable tourism with in their countries which will help in conserving and preserving the natural habitats and the wildlife with in the national parks and the game drives. This will help in increasing the number of safari visits to Uganda.
The launch of sustainable Tourism master plan was done in Kenya were all the other east African countries were urged to encourage and also promote sustainable tourism development in their countries. This tourism master plan provides a regional framework for sustainable tourism development with a view of contributing to the socio-economic development and the poverty control and also promoting regional integration. This will also help in increasing the number of tourists who come for safaris to East African countries.
Controlling these obstacles, will help in promoting domestic tourism which will also help in increasing the number of safari tours as well as revenues in the country. This will also encourage more international tourists to book safaris to East African countries. Some of the obstacles which are affecting the tourism sector include; poor infrastructures like the roads and the hotels, lack of enough funds from the central governments, lack of marketing and many more which have decreased safaris to East African countries.
There needs some policies and regulatory and institutional frameworks which can be put in place to help in regulating the obstacles which are affecting the tourism sector. This will help in increasing the development of the tourism sector and also limiting the problems which affect the increasing number of safaris to Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya and 0ther East African countries.