Uganda

BOLLYWOOD STARS, TOUR AGENTS MARVEL AT UGANDA ATTRACTIONS

Kampala, March 4, 2019 – Having successfully completed an eight day tour of Uganda, a delegation from India comprising Bollywood stars and members of Travel Agents of India (TAFI) has today, Monday March 4, 2019 flown out, full of praise for the country’s rich and numerous attractions.

The group, led by Bharat Dabholkar, a distinguished film director, actor, writer and advertising guru, arrived in the country on Wednesday February 28, 2019 and almost immediately flew out to Kidepo National Park.

NEW UTB CEO, DEPUTY ASSUME OFFICE

Kampala, Uganda. March 6, 2019 – Following the recent announcement of managerial changes at Uganda Tourism Board (UTB), the new Chief Executive Officer, Lilly Ajarova and Deputy Bradford Ochieng have officially assumed office.

Ajarova, who replaces Stephen Asiimwe, was until recently the Executive Director at Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary and Wildlife Conservation Trust. Ochieng who replaces John Ssempebwa has hitherto served as the Director of Corporate Affairs at Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA).

This Country is so beautiful Uganda is–President Zuma

I was there admiring the beauty of Uganda; I couldn’t keep quiet and I said, this country is beautiful – President Jacob Zuma of South Africa

DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA— Tourism minister Prof. Ephraim Kamuntu is leading a team of private tour operators and government agencies to Africa’s biggest travel expo, the Travel Indaba 2017 Fair at the Durban International Convention Centre in Durban, South Africa.

Uganda hosts IAAF World Cross Country Championships 2017 in Kampala

KAMPALA, UGANDA – Uganda is hosting the IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017 this Sunday 26th March 2017 at the Independence Grounds in Kololo an upscale Kampala suburb.

The local organizing committee has already put in place an official information sharing platform. These are the website iaafkampala2017.org, together with the Twitter, Facebook and Instagram social media accounts.

“We are hosting an international event and we would like to interact with the world,” Ugandan State Minister for Sport and LOC Chairman Charles Bakkabulindi has said.

Uganda eyes one million tourists from China

GUANGZHOU, CHINA – Uganda’s Minister for Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities, Hon. Prof. Ephraim Kamuntu, has said Uganda is targeting four million tourists by 2020 and eying one million from China.

Prof Kamuntu is heading a delegation of government and private sector players at the China Guangdong International Tourism Expo as part of promotional efforts to get at least one million tourists from the world’s largest outbound tourist nation.

UK Government gives British citizens green light to travel all around Uganda – Press release

KAMPALA, 17 October 2017 – British citizens have gotten the green light to travel to all parts of Uganda after the UK government today, Monday 17 October, put the advisory to the lowest level.

“We have reduced our travel advice to the lowest level ‘check travel advice before you go’ (green). This means we no longer have restrictions on travel to any part of Uganda”

FC Barcelona Legends Tour Uganda, Go Gorilla Tracking

Uganda Tourism Board

09 Dec 2015

KAMPALA

FC Barcelona Legends Tour Uganda, Go Gorilla Tracking

The FC Barcelona Legends have arrived in Uganda on a campaign to promote Uganda as a preferred tourism destination. Edgar Davids was the first to arrive yesterday afternoon with the rest of the team arriving last night.

The Barcelona stars are here as part of the campaign to promote Uganda as the preferred tourism destination. Uganda Tourism Board, are the major sponsors of the trip.

Ihamba Lakeside Safari Lodge bags gold at Quality Summit

Ihamba Lakeside Safari Lodge, from Uganda, winner of the BID International Quality Summit Award in New York 2015. New York hosted this year’s BID International Quality Summit Convention, where professionals and business leaders from around the world gathered to recognize excellence and success.

The year 2015 is turning out to be a year of international awards for Uganda. Ihamba Lakeside Safari Lodge, an eco-friendly accommodation facility in the Queen Elizabeth National Park, won gold at the 29th International Quality Summit Convention in New York on 25 May 2015.

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