Uganda celebrates World Tourism Day

World Tourism Day 2013

Every 27 September, the World Tourism Day is celebrated. This year’s theme was “Tourism and Water; Protecting our common future”.

Uganda joined the world to celebrate the Tourism Day, which took place in Fort Portal in Western Uganda. A town that is located in the heart of a triangle of national parks including the Rwenzori Mountains, Semliki National Park, Semliki Toro Game Reserve, Kibale Forest National Park and of course Queen Elizabeth National Park.

It has been a tradition in Uganda to celebrate the World Tourism Day in different locations, and showcasing the Pearl of Africa’s tourism attractions to both locals and foreign visitors.

World Tourism Day 2013

Hon. Minister of Tourism Maria Mutagamba dancing at the World Tourism Day Celebrations