REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL – E-Grading Classification System

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Overview :




As a member of the East African Community, Uganda Subscribes to the East African Grading and Classification Criteria. Uganda was the first to implement the Criteria for accommodation establishments in 2007 during the Commonwealth Summit preparations.

The EAC Standards Criteria for Classification of Accommodation, Restaurant and Other Tourism Facilities was gazette in 2010 and are already being implemented by all the partner states. These include the following: –

•      Classification Criteria for Lodges 

•      Classification criteria for Motels 

•    Classification Criteria for Restaurants 

•      Classification Criteria for Tented Camps 

•      Classification Criteria for Town Hotels  

•      Classification Criteria for Vacation Hotels

•      Classification Criteria for Villas, Cottages and serviced apartments

Tourism is one of the identified sectors in the Treaty for East African cooperation (EAC) where partner states are working together in a coordinated manner, to develop the quality of accommodation and catering facilities for visitors within the region, which is in line with the provisions of article 115(2) of the East African Treaty. The developed EAC standards criteria provides a basis facilitating the attainment of the “common code of conduct for private and public tour and travel operators, standardize hotel classification and harmonies the professional standards of agents in the tourism and travel industry within the community” as envisaged in the Treaty. The main goal of the grading and classification system is to develop an internationally competitive industry and the key objectives of the exercise are to provide customers with informed choice of the quality of facilities and service through and independent evaluation.

The firm is required to develop a flexible, efficient and effective classification system that is easy to maintain, user friendly and can be able to handle large data banks of constantly changing and up to date information.  The system to be designed must have a web-based Content Management System that allows room for easy updates without directly accessing source code

To submit proposals and other related documents, Email to; [email protected] no later than Sunday, October 10, 2021 and, at 23:59 hours (East African Standard Time).

For additional information, please contact ug.[email protected].

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Request for Proposal -e-Grading Classification System

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