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  • Flights

Tanzania: Auric Air takes delivery of its first Dash 8

Founded in 2001, Auric Air is a small private company operating with around ten planes from its bases in Mwanza, Dar-es-Salaam and Arusha in Tanzania. The carrier offers scheduled flights as well as non-scheduled private charter flights on demand.

Auric Air is continuing its fleet densification plan. The Tanzanian saf… read more

  • Miscellaneous

Uganda Tourism Board launches POATE 2021 targeting the UAE and GCC travel markets

Amidst optimism and rays of hope in reviving the tourism sector, the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) officially launched the 6th Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo (POATE 2021) the first-ever virtual tourism expo.

POATE is a tourism exposition organized annually by the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB). It brings together domestic, regional and internationa… read more

  • Miscellaneous

ITB Berlin: Recognising social entrepreneurship in tourism

ITB Berlin: Recognising social entrepreneurship in tourism Making way for creative concepts: this year, together with leading partners, ITB Berlin is again sponsoring and overseeing the international Social Entrepreneurship Competition in Tourism. In addition to Hochschule fur nachhaltige Entwicklung Eberswalde (HNEE) and Travel Massive, … read more

  • Destinations

UTB in talks with German Embassy in Uganda on strengthening tourism ties

Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) is seeking to widen its reach in Europe, a major market for tourism with focus on increasing the number of tourists from Germany which happens to be the key source market.

Led by the Board Chairman Hon. Daudi Migereko and the German Ambassador to Uganda, His Excellence Mathias Schauer in read more

  • Flights

Uganda Airlines signs interline agreement with Emirates

On March 3, Uganda Airlines announced that it had obtained slots to serve the United Kingdom and the United Arab Emirates. It is precisely in the perspective of the imminent launch of flights to Dubai that the Ugandan national company has forged a commercial partnership with Emirates.

Uganda Airlines has initiale… read more

  • Miscellaneous

Uganda Tourism Board to Host Its First Virtual Tourism Expo in 2021

The Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) has launched the 6th Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo (POATE 2021), which for the first time-ever, will be held virtually.

The 3-day event is scheduled to take place on 23rd-25th April 2020 under the theme, “Restarting Tourism for Regional Economic Development.”

Speaking at the launch event ye… read more

  • Safari

Uganda's Queen Elizabeth National Park offers cash reward after lion killings

Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has offered cash rewards for information leading to the killers of six lions in the Queen Elizabeth National Park.

A bounty of 10 million shillings (about R43 000) has been offered to any individual with information that will lead to the arrest and prosecution of the people behind the heinous a… read more

  • Flights

Emirates provides complimentary hotel for Uganda passengers

Passengers travelling to Dubai via Emirates can now enjoy special fare and an additional piece of baggage from 24 March to 30 June 2021*.

And when you fly First Class or Business Class, you also get a night’s stay at JW Marriott Marquis for free. With flexible booking options and free multi-risk travel insurance with COVID-19 cover,… read more

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