On arrival at Entebbe International Airport and at land border crossings, travellers will need to provide a negative COVID-19 test certificate issued no more than 72 hours before boarding the aircraft.
On November 9 it was announced that one of the candidates for a Covid-19 vaccine, made by Pfizer and BioNTech, was over 90% effective in preventing volunteers from contracting the virus. The beleaguered travel industry immediately got a boost, with airline and cruise company share prices rallying
The Uganda Ministry of Tourism in discussions with Rebuilding Tourism has demonstrated that it understands that tourism surety involves training, education, investments in software, and the understanding that security/surety is not a simplistic discipline.
Uganda’s president announced Sunday that the country’s international airport and land borders will reopen and resume operations for tourists after a more than six-month closure as part of measures against the spread of COVID-19. Yoweri Museveni’s announcement came during his 20th address to the nation […]
UCAA announces tentative date for reopening Entebbe Airport The director wrote to airline bosses, including those of Qatar Airways, Turkish Airlines, Ethiopia Airways, Kenya Airways, Rwanda Air and Uganda Airlines on September 8, informing them of the development. The Uganda Civil Aviation Authority (UCAA) issued […]
Kenya has become the latest African country to announce dates for the resumption of scheduled flights, amid reports that its flag carrier plans to make job cuts ahead of a possible nationalisation. The Kenyan government says domestic flights will be allowed to resume on 15 […]
Kenya will allow international flights to resume on 1st August 2020. The World Travel and Tourism Council has given Kenya the Safe Travel Stamp, acknowledging that Kenya has adopted the global standards in health and hygiene in a post Covid-19 world. Rwanda also opened their borders to all countries, however with some very strict rules.
A potential coronavirus vaccine developed by Oxford University with pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca has produced a promising immune response in a large, early-stage human trial, according to newly released data published Monday in the medical journal The Lancet. The researchers are calling their experimental vaccine ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 (AZD1222).
The Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities (MTWA) and the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) have designed a protocol on the preparedness and response for Covid-19 outbreak for the tourism and hospitality industry in Uganda mainly to assist and guide tourism and hospitality enterprises along the tourism value chain during the Covid 19 -post lockdown.
One list contains 47 countries and includes only those nations with an infection rate lower than the E.U. average. The other longer list has 54 countries and also includes those nations with slightly worse case rates than the E.U. average, going up to 20 new cases per 100,000 people.