Tag: Uganda

Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa expands horizon for African Tourism Board

Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa expands horizon for African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2019 04:37 0

The Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa (PMAESA) with members in 9 African Countries joined the African Tourism Board today. PMAESA is a ... Read More

Bugoma Forest must remain, says Uganda’s President, but conservationists not celebrating just yet

Bugoma Forest must remain, says Uganda’s President, but conservationists not celebrating just yet

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- May 18, 2019 17:45 0

Following a sustained campaign over a court ruling to lease Bugoma Forest to Hoima Sugar Works last month, Uganda President Museveni has pronounced that Bugoma ... 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

African Tourism Board Friends of the Media Network now in 28 countries

African Tourism Board Friends of the Media Network now in 28 countries

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 12, 2019 21:38 0

Africa is a hot travel and tourism focus for the press.  The African Tourism Board friends of the ATB media club now has more than ... Read More

East Africa’s KARIBU and KILIFAIR Tourism Fair opens next month

East Africa’s KARIBU and KILIFAIR Tourism Fair opens next month

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019 17:20 0

KARIBU and KILIFAIR Tourism Exhibition is set for grand opening next month with full expectations to attract over 350 exhibitors from Africa, United States, Europe ... Read More

Ugandan judge okays destruction of natural forest for sugarcane plantation

Ugandan judge okays destruction of natural forest for sugarcane plantation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019 16:10 0

In December of last year, Judge Albert Rugadya Atwooki stepped down from the case between Natinal Forestry Authority (NFA) and the Omukama of Bunyoro Kingdom, ... Read More

Hilton Garden Inn expands footprint in Africa

Hilton Garden Inn expands footprint in Africa

Chief Assignment Editor 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

Alain St.Ange 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

Uganda Airlines’ long-awaited new planes land at Entebbe International Airport

Uganda Airlines’ long-awaited new planes land at Entebbe International Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 18:15 0

First two Uganda Airlines' long anticipated aircraft landed at Entebbe International Airport on Tuesday 23rd April 2019. Captained by all Ugandan crew - Capt. Clive ... Read More

Sudan Tourism Industry: ATB President St. Ange wants Africa to stand by Sudan

Sudan Tourism Industry: ATB President St. Ange wants Africa to stand by Sudan

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 23, 2019 21:48 0

People in Sudan are tasting freedom for the first time. It will be impossible to go back and tourism is a way to eventually rebuild ... Read More

New rhino born at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

New rhino born at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Chief Assignment Editor 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

Ethiopia, Rwanda and Uganda: Top 10 improved world travel destinations

Ethiopia, Rwanda and Uganda: Top 10 improved world travel destinations

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 10, 2019 00:59 0

Three Eastern African nations have emerged among the top ten fastest-growing destinations for tourism in the world. The 2019 annual report compiled by the World ... Read More

Gleam of hope for tourism

Gleam of hope for tourism

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- April 9, 2019 23:05 0

On March 27, all roads led to Mombasa, Kenya, for a joint business meeting organized by Uganda and Kenya and the two Presidents of both ... Read More

Uganda Airlines firms up orders for two Airbus A330neo aircraft

Uganda Airlines firms up orders for two Airbus A330neo aircraft

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019 08:54 0

Uganda Airlines, the national carrier of Uganda, has firmed up its order for two A330-800 airliners, the latest version of the most popular A330 widebody ... Read More

19 more hotels with 3000 rooms to be added to Marriott Hotels in Middle East and Africa

19 more hotels with 3000 rooms to be added to Marriott Hotels in Middle East and Africa

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019 07:25 0

Marriott International expects to add 19 new properties and more than 3,000 rooms to its  Middle East and Africa portfolio in 2019.  Underpinning a strong ... Read More

Uganda Tourism  Chief: Kidnapped American tourist is safe – rescue completed

Uganda Tourism Chief: Kidnapped American tourist is safe – rescue completed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 7, 2019 17:45 0

An excited Lily Ajarova, CEO of the Uganda Tourism Board told eTurboNews late afternoon she had very good news. " The rescue of the kidnapped American ... Read More

FBI involved in US tourist kidnapping in Uganda

FBI involved in US tourist kidnapping in Uganda

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 7, 2019 08:56 0

An American tourist and her Ugandan driver were kidnapped at gunpoint in Uganda's most known national park, Queen Elizabeth National Park on Tuesday. "We will leave ... Read More

American Tourist Kidnapped in Uganda: African Tourism Board in action with expert Dr. Peter Tarlow

American Tourist Kidnapped in Uganda: African Tourism Board in action with expert Dr. Peter Tarlow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019 21:14 0

Not only leopards were roaming Queen Elizabeth National Park today, but criminals who kidnapped an elderly American tourist in the park today, and put the ... Read More

D.R. Congo: African Tourism Board is a place to be according World Heritage Kahuzi-Biega National Park

D.R. Congo: African Tourism Board is a place to be according World Heritage Kahuzi-Biega National Park

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019 04:06 0

The African Tourism Board welcomes Kahuzi Biega National Park as a new member. The Kahuzi-Biega National Park is a protected area near Bukavu town in ... 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

Why Travel to Madrid? 40 Years of Diversity and Tolerance: Just Watch it!

Why Travel to Madrid? 40 Years of Diversity and Tolerance: Just Watch it!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 17, 2019 19:08 0

Germany and the rest of the world agrees. Madrid is the city of tolerance and diversity. According to a prestigious award received on the sideline ... Read More

Source of The Nile Bridge part of Global Greening for St. Patrick’s Day

Source of The Nile Bridge part of Global Greening for St. Patrick’s Day

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- March 16, 2019 18:14 0

The Embassy of Ireland in Uganda, in partnership with the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) and the Uganda National Roads Authority, illuminated the "Source of the ... Read More

African Tourism Board plans impressive launch in Cape Town at WTM

African Tourism Board plans impressive launch in Cape Town at WTM

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 14, 2019 06:13 0

The African Tourism Board (ATB) is planning for an impressive launch event during World Travel Market (WTM) in Cape Town, South Africa. On April 11, ... Read More

Chimpanzee Sanctuary and Wildlife Conservation Trust hand over to Dr.Joshua Rukundo

Chimpanzee Sanctuary and Wildlife Conservation Trust hand over to Dr.Joshua Rukundo

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- March 10, 2019 19:38 0

On 4th March 2019, the long-serving Executive Director of Chimpanzee Sanctuary and Wildlife Conservation Trust, Ms Lilly Ajarova handed over to Dr Joshua Rukundo who ... Read More

List of Nationals died in Ethiopian Airlines Airbus 737-800 crash

List of Nationals died in Ethiopian Airlines Airbus 737-800 crash

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 14:30 0

Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 crashed this morning six minutes after takeoff in Addis Ababa on route to Nairobi. 157 people died, among them 32 Kenyans, 18 ... Read More

East Africa set for joint Regional Tourism Marketing drive at ITB

East Africa set for joint Regional Tourism Marketing drive at ITB

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019 18:30 0

Looking to market the East African tourism, a delegation of five officials from the East African Community (EAC) Headquarters is participating the International Tourism Fair ... Read More

Record numbers of international LGBT+ travel industry exhibitors at ITB Berlin

Record numbers of international LGBT+ travel industry exhibitors at ITB Berlin

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 4, 2019 15:05 0

ITB’s LGBT+ segment features the world’s largest exhibition of tourism products for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and diverse identities of any show in the world: ... Read More

Family rescues abandoned leopard cub from wildfire

Family rescues abandoned leopard cub from wildfire

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- February 23, 2019 22:04 0

A humble family living among the local communities that neighbor Murchison Falls National Park in the Masindi district have rescued a leopard cub left behind ... Read More

Ugandan conservationists capture rare footage of elusive giant pangolin

Ugandan conservationists capture rare footage of elusive giant pangolin

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019 18:15 0

Conservationists from Chester Zoo have captured ‘momentous’ video footage of the elusive giant pangolin at Ziwa Rhino Ranch in Uganda – part of an ongoing ... Read More

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