Uganda Tourism Board – Source Markets
Currently, tourist arrivals into Uganda have reached 1.3 million as of 2014 records and this is up from 600,000 the country received in 2006.
These numbers have too seen the country’s earnings from tourists arrivals go up to $1.4 billion (Shs4.9 billion) in 2014 down from $600,000 (Shs1.2 billion) earned in 2006. Tourism development projects generates significant flows of FDI into the Ugandan economy. According to the Bank of Uganda, investment in the hospitality industry alone (accommodation, food and beverage services) reached USD 141 million in 2011.