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What is an NGO in tourism?

What is an NGO in tourism?

NGOs: Organizations that have the mission of working in an educational, promotional, campaigning, or advocacy capacity on behalf of developing countries, to ensure that any tourism that is developed there is done in a socially, culturally, and environmentally responsible and sustainable manner.

Under which ministry is tourism in Uganda?

Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities
Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities is a Government Ministry with a responsibility to sustain tourism, wildlife and cultural heritage. This is aimed at contributing to transforming Uganda into a prosperous country.

What is the role of Uganda Tourism Board?

The Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) is the official Government destination market organization with the responsibility to promote and market Uganda as the preferred tourism destination in Africa. In this UTB works with other government agencies and the private business operators in the tourism sector.

What roles do the national government agencies play in the tourism industry?

It is the responsibility of both national local governments to prepare and implement tourism development plans, enforcement of standards and collection of data for tourism purposes. It is imperative to national governments to assist the LGUs in planning and law enforcement.

What is the importance of PPP in tourism?

In the right circumstances, public-private partnerships (PPPs) can allow governments to lead the development of tourism assets in accordance with government priorities and high environmental and social standards, while harnessing the efficiency and creativity of the private sector.

Who heads the Uganda Tourism Board?

March 6, 2019 – Following the recent announcement of managerial changes at Uganda Tourism Board (UTB), the new Chief Executive Officer, Lilly Ajarova and Deputy Bradford Ochieng have officially assumed office.

What is the name of Minister for tourism?


Name Designation Office
Shri G. Kishan Reddy Tourism Minister 011-23718310, 011-23717969, 011-23710431 Fax 011-23731506
Shri Shripad Yesso Naik Minister of State
Shri Ajay Bhatt Minister of State

Which body is responsible for promoting and marketing the tourism products in Uganda?

Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) is a Government of Uganda statutory organization given the responsibility to market and promote Uganda as the preferred holiday destination both domestically and internationally.

Which of the following is an example of other government agencies directly involved in tourism?

The government agencies that are directly involved in the tourism industry are the Department of Tourism (DOT), the Philippine Convention and Visitors Corporation (PCVC), the Philippine Tourism Authority (PTA), and the Municipal, City and Provincial Local Government Units (LGUs).

What are the different agencies or Office of Department of Tourism?

Agencies of the Department of Tourism Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) Intramuros Administration (IA) National Parks Development Committee (NPDC) Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA), formerly Philippine Tourism Authority (PTA)