Uganda, a land-locked country in Eastern Africa is one of the countries that the UK decided to loosen travel restrictions. From a press release by the Uganda Tourism Board on 18th October 2017, the decision by the UK government will enable British citizens to travel freely to any part of Uganda.

The famous Karamoja region will benefit more from this move and this is where the famous Kidepo Valley National Park is located. The park was nominated among Africa’s best national parks in 2017 by World Travel Awards and rated highly by CNN international. It’s best known for it’s magnificent and dry Savannah land waiting to be discovered.

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) made a statement about this on their website (https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/uganda ) and it also has important information about safety and security especially to the north-western part of Uganda.

In October 2017, H.E. Yoweri K. Museveni, the current President of Uganda, hosted over 100 international financiers and conservationists from the Giants Club Conservation and Tourism Investment Forum at the Lake Victoria Serena Golf Resort & Spa. Among the guests were UK’s former Chancellor of Exchequer (finance minister) Rt. Hon George Osborne, who is also a member of Conservative Party

Uganda, also known as the Pearl of Africa has a number of attractions including national parks, lakes, rivers and many more. The famous include the Bwindi Mountain Gorillas and the Source of the Nile River. Rough guides – a popular travel guidebook and reference publisher rated Uganda 4th among the Top 10 places to see in 2017.

Most travel agents and local tour Operators can also benefit more from this if they attend the Upcoming World Travel Market in London on the 6th to 8th of November 2017.

The country is also known as one of the world’s most welcoming countries and has the youngest population.

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