Uganda’s tourism sector gets support from UNWTO-Uganda safari news
The tourism sector of Uganda is to benefit from the support which was given by UNWTO to help in promoting and developing the tourism sector in the country. This will help in marketing and promoting the tourism sector to the outside world and there after increasing the safaris to Uganda.
The main emphasis is put on the sustainability of tourism businesses and the value they bring to the local communities where the attractions are located. Sustainable tourism is the practice of tourism with the love for the environment. The ministry of tourism has greatly encouraged the conservation and preservation of the national parks so that the number of tourists who come for safari tours can be increased.
The main aim of supporting the tourism industry in Uganda was to empower the poor to increase benefits from the tourism industry and improve their livelihoods through access to labour and markets, and the increased opportunities for the work and income. This has encouraged many local people to participate directly in the development of the tourism sector, hence increasing the number of safaris to Uganda.
The tourism sector has received such support which has helped in financing the different projects in the country and these include the development of the roads especially those in the national parks, the renovation of the hotels which have greatly helped the tourists with in the country.