The study was carried out to know the contribution of cultural tourism towards income
generation central Uganda. The researcher used the following objectives of research on his
search for relevant information. To assess the different cultural tourist attractions in central
Uganda; to identify the categories of tourists or visitors who visit these cultural sites; to assess
the income generating capacity of these cultural sites; and finally to assess the contribution of
cultural tourism towards income generation in central Uganda.
In order to establish the contribution of culture tourism in income generation, a descriptive cross
sectional survey design was used. Both Primary data and secondary data was used to collect
information. Primary Data was collected using questioners, observations and documentary
reviews as the instrnments. The data collected was edited for con-ectness and analyzed using the
SPSS and the results interpreted.
The results revealed that the cultural tourism categorized in fonn of religious, cultural, and
others are in form of music dance and drama, All these categories, money is collected from the
people who visit these places.
The results also revealed that cultural tourism has increased the generation of income through
foreign exchange especially from the foreign tourists. . It was revealed that government
generates incomes from these cultural tourist sites, and this income has been instmmental in
promoting infrastmctural development such as roads, schools and hospitals.
It was also found out that the income generating capacity of these cultural tourism sites were in
between five hundred thousand and eighteen million per year. In addition to the income paid
directly to the culture sites, the local people indirectly earn tl1eir living through the sale of crafts,
fruits and vegetables and traditional clothing.
From the findings, it was recommended that, capacity building for the employees be made to
equip employees with administrative skills, especia!ly financial management to reduce
unnecessary expenses that limit the development of these cultural sites, sensitize the community
about the value of having and developing these cultural tourism sites, there is need to increase
budget allocation for cultural touring sites since most revenue is got from tourism attraction
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