Uganda has been selected as one of the top 10 international tourist destinations yet again. This was at the first Global Tourist Destination Carnival held in Haikou, the Capital of Hainan Province in People’s Republic of China.
The Carnival, set to be an annual event was organised by China Travel Service, a government of China Organisation for the promotion of Tourism in partnership with Haikou Municipal government and National Geographic Channel, South Korean subscription television channel.
According to World Bank, China had a population of approximately 1.4 billion people. Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) Chief Executive Director, Stephen Asiimwe, explains that the recognition is yet another achievement for Uganda as a preferred tourist destination.
Unique wildlife, nature
“We were specifically recognised in respect of our unique wildlife and nature, culture. We are a peaceful country,” he adds.