Accessibility of tourists to Uganda: a case study of Bwindi Impenetrable national park,

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Kampala International University, College of Economics & management.
This study was set to examine effect of accessibility of tourist in Uganda a case study of Bwindi impenetrable national park. It was guided by the study objectives which included examining the means of accessing Bwindi impenetrable national park by tourist, evaluate the challenges facing tourist accessibility and determine the solutions to the challenges above and access the strategies used by tourist to develop tourism in Uganda. The study followed across-sectional and descriptive research design. The qualitative and quantitative approaches were employed based on a case study. A sample size of 50 respondents was determined through purposive and random sampling methods. The research used questionnaires and interview guide to collect data. The sector is embraced by both male and female with at least diploma level of education and majority of workforce have 3-4 years of experience so information obtained from them is reliable. Means of accessibility plays major role in tourism development, the sector is faced with a lot of challenges like inadequate fund, poor road conditions, heavy rainfall and different solutions were deployed; government recognize the sector and priotize it as top, build confidence in security and safety and promote product diversification that spreads up demands. Recommendations to develop tourism sector are; lobby for more funding, adverts our tourist features via different platform to create awareness around the world.
a research report submitted to the college of economics and management in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award of bachelor’s degree in tourism and hotel management of Kampala international university,
tourists to Uganda, Bwindi Impenetrable national park