Innovation can enable equal participation in tourism sector

For decades, tourism businesses have been a preserve of foreign investors and Uganda’s wealthy upper class. Why? From accommodation services to transport services, the high costs of starting a business while investing in infrastructure and attractions have been a huge barrier to entry. “At the start, the tourism business was for a select few, educated, […]

Digital Innovation: A Missed Opportunity For Tourism’s Recovery

Before COVID-19 virus arrived in Uganda, the Tourism sector was registering a steady rise in foreign exchange from tourists. According to the Annual Tourism Sector Performance Report for Financial Year 2018/2019, revenue rose from $1.45 billion in 2017 to $1.6 billion in 2018. Owing to this growth, in the same report, the sector accounted for […]