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Ugandan Tour Operators at the World Travel Market (WTM) 2019

Monday, 15th April 2019
Today, the 11th April 2019,  the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) officials, led by Ms. Lilly Ajarova (UTB CEO), including Ms. Edith Kateme Kasajja (UTB Board Member), Ms. Dorcas Namajja (UTB Marketing Officer), and Mr. Daniel Irunga (UTB Marketing Officer), led a group of  Ugandan Tour Operators to the World Travel Market (WTM) 2019 in Cape Town - South Africa.

The Ugandan Tour Operators included, Kagera Safaris; Destination Jungle Steadfast Tours and Travel; Lakato Safaris; Maleng Travel and Exclusive African Safaris, among others.

The UTB team and the exhibitors were joined by Uganda High Commission Officials - led  by H.E Amb. Barbara Nekesa (High Commissioner), accompanied by Mr. Julius J. Kivuna (in charge: Economic Commercial Diplomacy) and Mr. Boikanyo Matshego (Trade Assistant).

The exhibits included; presentations about the vast tourist attractions in the country, tourism activities, history, culture, but most especially the  unique beauty "The Pearl of Africa" offers. Some of Uganda's crafts; Uganda coffee;  as well as vast tourism materials were also available for handing out.

Uganda is attracting many visitors  to its stall, who request meetings with UTB members and the Tour Operators to discuss possible future business endeavors.

Alot of follow-up meetings for business have been scheduled.
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Boikanyo M. Matshego
Trade Assistant
Uganda High Commission Pretoria
882 Stanza Bopape Street
Arcadia South Africa
Tel: +27 12 342 6031
Fax: +27 12 342 6206
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Ugandan Tour Operators at the World Travel Market (WTM) 2019, 15th-April 2019

Today, the 11th April 2019,  the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) officials, led by Ms. Lilly Ajarova (UTB CEO), including Ms. Edith Kateme Kasajja (UTB Board Member), Ms. Dorcas Namajja (UTB Marketing Officer), and Mr. Daniel Irunga (UTB Marketing Officer), led a group of  Ugandan Tour Operators to the World Travel Market (WTM) 2019 in Cape Town - South Africa.

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