Tag: Kampala

World Travel Awards 2019: Complete list of winners for Africa & the Indian Ocean

World Travel Awards 2019: Complete list of winners for Africa & the Indian Ocean

mm Alain St.Ange- June 4, 2019 02:16 0

The World Travel Awards took place in Mauritius. Businesses from all over Africa were competing to be the best of the best. This is the ... Read More

Uganda: Works begin on Kampala  $60 M Flyover project

Uganda: Works begin on Kampala $60 M Flyover project

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- May 15, 2019 06:45 0

Preliminary works on the Kampala Flyover Construction and Road Upgrading project (KFCRUP), has commenced. According to the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA), the project contractor, ... Read More

Hilton Garden Inn expands footprint in Africa

Hilton Garden Inn expands footprint in Africa

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019 16:55 0

Hilton Garden Inn is celebrating strong growth in Africa with four open properties and an additional 14 in the pipeline just three years after opening ... Read More

Uganda Tourism pushing their culture as key tourism USP

Uganda Tourism pushing their culture as key tourism USP

mm Alain St.Ange- May 2, 2019 02:21 0

"The Alur Jonam Cultural Festival at Uganda Museum, Kampala, brought together the Alur and Jonam together to celebrate their culture. The foods, the dances and ... Read More

New rhino born at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

New rhino born at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019 18:02 0

On 19th April, Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, located north of Uganda’s capital, Kampala registered the latest rhino birth. According to Angie Genade, Executive Director of the ... Read More

Air Partner appoints Ed Warner as non-executive Chair

Air Partner appoints Ed Warner as non-executive Chair

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2019 06:01 0

Ed Warner has been appointed as Non-Executive Chair of the Air Partners as of April 1, 2019. Ed will also chair the Nomination Committee and join ... Read More

Uganda travel and trafficking

Uganda travel and trafficking

editor editor- March 23, 2019 19:00 0

Sub-Saharan Africa has enormous tourism potential: leopards lounging in acacia trees, elephant herds drifting across vast savannah plains, gorillas and chimps rioting in deep forests, ... Read More

Uganda State Tourism Minister launches controversial Miss Curvy beauty pageant

Uganda State Tourism Minister launches controversial Miss Curvy beauty pageant

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- February 7, 2019 01:48 0

Ever since Miss Uganda won the coveted Miss World Africa in China on December 8, 2018, several organizers have come up with genres of beauty ... Read More

Uganda officials bust major ivory and pangolin scales smuggling racket

Uganda officials bust major ivory and pangolin scales smuggling racket

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019 20:20 0

Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has started reaping the results from the introduction of Non-intrusive Cargo Inspection (NII) scanning technology that this week, uncovered a major ... Read More

New General Manager at Singhania Sarovar Portico, Raipur

New General Manager at Singhania Sarovar Portico, Raipur

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- January 29, 2019 01:34 0

Sarovar Hotels and Resorts has appointed Sumeet Shandilya as General Manager of Singhania Sarovar Portico, Raipur, India. Sumeet brings with him professional experience of more ... Read More

“Tour operator” fleeces US tourists of $20K, arrested by Uganda’s Tourism Police

“Tour operator” fleeces US tourists of $20K, arrested by Uganda’s Tourism Police

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 26, 2019 17:20 0

Tourism Police on the morning of Friday, January 25, arrested a quack tour operator who had fleeced a family of American tourists that had paid ... Read More

Uganda Tourism Board appoints first female CEO

Uganda Tourism Board appoints first female CEO

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- January 10, 2019 22:46 0

The Uganda Tourism Board (UTB), the government body in charge of promoting and marketing tourism, has appointed its first female CEO. Read More

Uganda needs comprehensive tourism visibility strategy

Uganda needs comprehensive tourism visibility strategy

mm Alain St.Ange- December 10, 2018 16:16 0

Google about Uganda and only the bad things will appear, every bad thing about Uganda appears on the net and we only hear about Lake ... Read More

Seychelles’ Alain St. Ange captures Uganda Civil Aviation Conference

Seychelles’ Alain St. Ange captures Uganda Civil Aviation Conference

editor editor- December 6, 2018 16:31 0

Seychelles’ former Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Alain St. Ange, was invited to deliver the keynote address at yesterday’s Uganda Civil Aviation ... Read More

Johannesburg remains Africa’s most popular destination city

Johannesburg remains Africa’s most popular destination city

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 4, 2018 16:20 0

Johannesburg has emerged as the most popular destination city in Africa for the fifth consecutive year, according to the annual Mastercard Global Destination Cities Index. ... Read More

Alain St.Ange delivering keynote address at CAA Uganda Stakeholders Meeting

Alain St.Ange delivering keynote address at CAA Uganda Stakeholders Meeting

editor editor- December 4, 2018 10:02 0

Alain St.Ange, the former Seychelles Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, honored to have been invited to deliver the keynote address at CAA ... Read More

The most popular destination cities in Africa  emerged

The most popular destination cities in Africa emerged

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 4, 2018 00:50 0

Johannesburg has emerged as the most popular destination city in Africa for the fifth consecutive year, according to the annual Mastercard Global Destination Cities Index. ... Read More

Skal Kampala elects new leadership

Skal Kampala elects new leadership

editor editor- March 22, 2013 02:21 0

UGANDA (eTN) - Skal Kampala Chapter 611 last night held the mandatory annual general meeting, and after serving twice as Club President, Kainembabazi Sabiti, has ... Read More

ICTP welcomes Uganda travel company, Trek Africa Eco-Tours

ICTP welcomes Uganda travel company, Trek Africa Eco-Tours

editor editor- February 5, 2013 01:19 0

HAWAII, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia – The International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) is pleased to announce Trek Africa Eco-Tours, Ltd. Read More

COMESA Business Council releases Munyonyo Declaration

COMESA Business Council releases Munyonyo Declaration

editor editor- December 5, 2012 07:56 0

Following the conclusion of the COMESA Business Forum, held alongside the 16th COMESA Summit at the end of last month in Kampala, the secretariat has ... Read More

Sixteenth COMESA Summit of heads of state and government convened in Kampala, Uganda

Sixteenth COMESA Summit of heads of state and government convened in Kampala, Uganda

editor editor- November 27, 2012 01:26 0

Seychelles Vice President Danny Faure represented President James Michel at the Sixteenth COMESA Summit of the Heads of State and Government in Kampala, Uganda. Read More

8th COMESA Business Forum gets underway in Kampala

8th COMESA Business Forum gets underway in Kampala

editor editor- November 21, 2012 02:39 0

UGANDA (eTN) - An extensive program awaits participants of the 8th COMESA Business Forum which kicked off today at the lakeside resort convention center of ... Read More

Routes Africa announces Kampala 2013 dates

Routes Africa announces Kampala 2013 dates

editor editor- November 17, 2012 02:30 0

UGANDA (eTN) - The international Routes organization has just announced the dates for the 8th African Routes Development Conference to be held in Kampala, Uganda, ... Read More

COMESA amends dates for Kampala summit

COMESA amends dates for Kampala summit

editor editor- September 27, 2012 11:12 0

The 8th COMESA Business Forum is an Annual Public Private Dialogue and Business Partnerships Forum, that brings together over 500 of Africa’s top business leaders, ... Read More

Tanzania’s Corridor of Destruction set to extend to Uganda

Tanzania’s Corridor of Destruction set to extend to Uganda

editor editor- July 4, 2012 02:58 0

UGANDA (eTN) - The environmental assaults on many fronts in Tanzania, often written about here and described as the “Corridor of Destruction” in previous feature ... Read More

Kampala floods again amid reports of more deadly landslides

Kampala floods again amid reports of more deadly landslides

editor editor- June 26, 2012 06:38 0

UGANDA (eTN) - This year’s rainy season, as heavy as it comes, has regularly seen key intersections and roundabouts flooded, but yesterday afternoon’s biblical torrent ... Read More

Police take over hotel and mall security in Kampala, Uganda

Police take over hotel and mall security in Kampala, Uganda

editor editor- June 6, 2012 09:03 0

KAMPALA, Uganda (eTN) - As witnessed in recent days across the city, Ugandan security organizations have been seconded to Kampala’s leading hotels, malls, high rises, ... Read More

Another lake disaster strikes in Uganda

Another lake disaster strikes in Uganda

editor editor- March 5, 2012 04:22 0

UGANDA (eTN) - Reports have reached Kampala that another lake boat has sunk in a storm in Lake Victoria on Friday night. Read More

Amazing Race freelance producer meets tragic fate in Uganda

Amazing Race freelance producer meets tragic fate in Uganda

editor editor- February 22, 2012 23:43 0

UGANDA (eTN) - A reliable source from one of Kampala’s leading hotels has confirmed that Jeff Rice, a producer on the “Amazing Race” series, was ... Read More

Gulf Air off to rocky start in Kampala

Gulf Air off to rocky start in Kampala

editor editor- October 26, 2011 06:25 0

UGANDA (eTN) - A recent seminar for a very select group of agents and press conference for equally select media representatives by Gulf Air (GF) ... Read More

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