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In a bid to position Uganda as a preferred tourist destination in the East African source market, Uganda Tourism Board participated in this year's Karibu KILIFAIR at Magereza Grounds in Arusha Tanzania from June 3-5.
The tourism agency said, Karibu-Kilifair attracted over 400 exhibitors from over 15 African countries, over 500 internationa… read more
American Airlines and Qatar Airways are expanding their strategic alliance with a new codeshare agreement, enabling American’s customers to book travel on Qatar Airways flights via Doha to and from 16 new countries.
Pending any necessary government codeshare approvals, travellers will be able to book travel beyond Qatar to… read more
The main highlight of Uganda safaris is gorilla trekking. Very many people who consider Uganda safari holidays are often presented with gorilla trekking and chimpanzee tracking experience. Though this is not all there is for a Uganda safari; mountain gorilla trekking has been the main highlight because it is rare and unique to Uganda, Rwa… read more
Uganda is undoubtedly one of the best safari destinations in East Africa. This relatively small country offers unique safari experiences to adventure travelers. From popular gorilla safaris into Bwindi and Mgahinga to classic game drives in less crowded national parks; the country offers something different from popular destinations such as Keny… read more
Republic of Congo has summoned Rwanda’s ambassador and suspended RwandAir flights to Congo in response to what it says is Kigali’s support for M23 rebels carrying out a military offensive in its eastern borderlands. Rwanda denies supporting the rebels, who advanced as close as 20 km (12 miles) this week to eastern Congo’s main… read more
The Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) has commenced a tourist roadshow in Kenya, partnering with Kenyan tour operators in a bid to boost intra-African tourism between the two East African countries.
The roadshow taking place at the Sarova Stanley Hotel in Nairobi, from May 23-25 seeks to increase tourist arrivals from Kenya b… read more
In Uganda, four existing and four new operators have presented their cases for air service licenses to Uganda's civil aviation authority.
In a public hearing on May 20, the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority (… read more
Luxury travel brand Sanctuary Retreats has added two Namibia properties to its portfolio, its first in the country, bringing its collection of African lodges and camps to 14 locations.
The newcomers are the Okahirongo River Camp, which is located in the region of Marienfluss, and the Okahirongo Elephant Lodge, w… read more
Uganda won three accolades at this year's the International Tourism Film Festival Africa for its film Explore Uganda - The Pearl of Africa brand.
Earlier this year, Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) launched the new brand identity, Explore Uganda, the Pearl of Africa that seeks to promote Uganda as the best destination for tourism.… read more
The newly unveiled #ExploreUganda destination brand was on full
display at this year’s World Travel Market Africa event held in Cape
Town in South Africa, bringing together leading travel industry players
from around the world.
This is the second international tourism event where Uganda Tourism
Board (UTB) is showcasing its new Des… read more