Pearls of Uganda are authentic cultural community attractions and experiences located throughout Uganda, the country described by Winston Churchill as the “Pearl of Africa”!
For more information about sustainable tourism visit:
Global Sustainable Tourism Criteria http://www.gstcouncil.org/: The criteria helps the travel industry support poverty alleviation and environmental protection and were established by the United Nations World Tourism Organization, United National Environmental Programme, Rainforest Alliance, and the United Nations Foundation along with the industry’s top companies.
USAID-STAR www.star-uganda.org: The USAID-STAR (Sustainable Tourism in the Albertine Rift) Program is supported by USAID-Uganda and implemented by the Global Sustainable Tourism Alliance (GSTA). This program seeks to reduce threats to biodiversity by addressing constraints in the tourism sector, reducing limitations for local entrepreneurs in developing tourism businesses, enhancing marketing efforts, and improving linkages between local, national, and global value chains.