KAMPALA, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – 28th May, 2021 ) :Uganda’s tourism industry is on the way to recovery after the sector recorded a loss of over 1 billion U.S. Dollars last year at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, said a tourism ministry official on Thursday.
Doreen Katusiime, permanent secretary of the ministry of tourism, wildlife and antiquities told reporters that the sector has started showing signs of recovery, with increased number of tourists, airlines and accommodation and tour operator bookings.
She said bookings registered by airlines and accommodation facilities doubled by the end of March 2021 while bookings recorded by the tour operators increased eleven-fold between August 2020 and March 2021.
The official noted that at least 30 percent of tourism jobs were…