Thursday, January 21, 2021



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Absa Bank: More Ugandans Buying Insurance Products During COVID-19

Josephine Mutabuza, Absa Bank Uganda’s Head of Bancassurance Bancassurance is booming and is expected to increase Uganda’s insurance penetrations that remains below 1% as banks...

Travel & Tourism

Tourism & Travel

Rajiv: Tourism Course Should Be Integrated Into Education Curriculum Right From Lower Classes

Rajiv and wife at Ziwa Rhino sanctuary The Government of Uganda has been urged to incorporate tourism course into Uganda’s education curriculum right from lower classes if the country is...

Tourism & Travel

COVID-19 Vaccines Offer Hope For Africa’s Safari Industry, an online marketplace for African safari tours, recently held its tenth monthly survey among 261 safari tour operators. The survey was a comprehensive analysis of the im...

Tourism & Travel

TOURISM: 70% Of Destinations Have Lifted Travel Restrictions, But Global Gap Emerging

The number of destinations closed to international tourism has continued to fall. According to the eighth edition of the UNWTO Travel Restrictions Report, 70% of all global destinations hav...

Tourism & Travel

International Tourism Down 70% As Travel Restrictions Impact All Regions

Gorilla trekking is always a thrilling experience for tourists while in Uganda Restrictions on travel introduced in response to the COVID-19 pandemic continue to hit global tourism hard,...

Tourism & Travel

COVID-19 Continues To Wreak Havoc On Africa’s Shell-Shocked Safari Industry, an online marketplace for African safari tours, recently held its eighth monthly survey among 294 safari tour operators. The survey conducted a comprehensive analysis of...

Tourism & Travel

International Tourist Numbers Down 65% in First Half of 2020- Report

International tourist arrivals plunged 93% in June when compared to 2019, with the latest data from the World Tourism Organization showing the severe impact COVID-19 has had on the sector. ...