The new campaign dubbed Mujje Tulambule was launched on Saturday 3rd September at Hotel Africana in Kampala, Uganda. The Tour Uganda Weekend Escape (Mujje Tulambule) launch is aimed at creating awareness about the country’s tourist destinations and adventures. “Be part of this great team to tour our country,
local tourism starts with us, we are the ones to tell our own story #TulambuleUg,” Hon Kiwanda Godfrey, State Minister for Tourism said.
The Tulambule campaign will kick off today 23rd September 2016 in Mbarara, Uganda. Local Artists Eddy Kenzo, Desire Luzinda and Phina Masanyalaze are among those who have been chosen as ambassadors of the campaign.
The Minister said by the end of the program, they shall have unlocked all the 10 National Parks, game reserves and other major tourism attractions of Uganda. “We shall be setting off for every destination from Uganda Museum on the last Fridays of the month and return on Sundays”.
UTB together with UWA have organized an itinerary for every selected destination which covers the route and sites. For the safety of this program, government is partnering with private sector to manage transport, accommodation, security, entertainment and safety on the road.
Friday will be the tourism drive day guided by tourism police commandant for safety on the road with tour guided stopovers; Ugandans shall have an opportunity to be ushered in at the destination by the authorities who will include mayors, MPs, Ministers Etc.
Saturday will be the destination tour where they shall visit national parks, Hotels, Universities, schools, cultural suites and interact with local community cluster. A destination visit covers the whole cluster. On Saturday evening there shall be a street bash where we shall be treated to great entertainment from both local and national artistes.
On Sunday, there will be an inter-denominational prayer in order to promote faith based tourism and pray for the country. The International tourism day will be celebrated on 27th of this month at Kakyeka stadium in Mbarara district under the theme unlocking the tourism potential, where a lot of traditional, cultural and other tourism provisions will be practiced.