UGANDA TOUR OPERATORS VISIT SEYCHELLES (BUDGET GORILLA SAFARIS)

A number of tour operators from Uganda have visited Seychelles for four days sponsored by Uganda Travel Bureau and Seychelles Tourism Board to know what the country has. This has been the first time the Ugandan tour operators have received such invitation yet they have been selling the destination to Ugandans mostly those on a honey moon. The managing Director of UTB, Pearl Hoareau said 643 Ugandans  ...
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Gorilla adventure IN Bwindi, Parc des Volcanoe and Lake mburo Park -7days

Day 1: City Tour Arrive at Entebbe international airport. You will be met by a representative from Katona tours who will transfer you to your hotel. Embark on the city tour and visit prominent places like: Namugongo matyres shrine, Bahai temple, Uganda Museum, Makerere University, Kasubi tombs, Iteso cultural dance near Kasubi, Namirembe and Rubaga cathedral, Kabaka’s lake, shopping arcades in...
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Mbulia Conservancy launched on Tsavo West boundary (budget gorilla trekking)

The Mbulia Group Ranch, located along the boundaries of Tsavo West National Park, has recently signed a long term agreement with New African Territories to turn 11.400 acres of their land into a wildlife conservancy on which a new tented eco lodge is being set up to cater for tourist visitors. Overwhelmingly a dry area the acreage proved to be of little value to either farming or livestock grazing...
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Poaching a threat to Mountain Gorillas (budget gorilla safaris)

After threatening attack on the wildlife in Virunga National Park, Conservationists have condemned massive measures to track down poachers and increase patrols to avoid such threats onto the mountain gorillas as they are the most important tourism attraction in the National Park. The Virunga Massif, which is shared by Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), is the only mountain...
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ZIL AIR AND MAIA LUXURY RESORT FLY IN SANTA CLAUS-Seychelles tours

In an extraordinary spirit of Christmas did the MAIA Luxury Resort and Zil Air team up with the Rotary Club of Victoria to fly Santa Claus to over 40 children of the Presidents Village, assembled near the MAIA helipad. Corporate Seychelles has for long made special efforts, and been quite creative in the past, when it came to giving orphans and the disadvantaged in society the spirit of Christmas but...
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Gorilla trekking in rwanda

Urahirwa with lesionOn Tuesday, one-and-a-half-year-old infant Urahirwa from Ntambara’ s gorilla group was found to be lethargic, not moving much and, worst of all, not suckling. Mother Kubaka was carrying the infant on her back. Urahirwa had a severe skin lesion around her nose and mouth. She had been fine on Sunday, and on Monday the group was not monitored because the gorillas were in a deep...
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IT IS B787 DREAMLINER DAY AT JOMO KENYATTA INTERNATIONAL IN NAIROBI

(Today in the skies over Kenya, the new B787 Dreamliner. Picture courtesy of Boeing) When the Dreamliner will land later this morning, at 10.45 hrs eta to be precise, in Kenyas capital Nairobi for the first time ever, and by the looks of the programme captained by a Kenyan pilot, history will be made for not just for the aviation fraternity, who will be cramming the area outside the security fence...
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NATIONAL TREE PLANTING CAMPAIGN STARTS IN RWANDA

Last weekend saw the start of the national tree planting campaign as this year targets in particular parts of the country with less trees than is average in the country. Rwanda presently has 22 percent of its territory under forest cover, a figure due to increase to 30 percent by the year 2020, and annual but also special campaigns are aimed to keep the population sensitized about the need in their...
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Qatar Airways eyes Kigali for early 2012

The just concluded bi-annual Dubai Air Show brought interesting information to light, over and above the mega deals struck by Qatar Airways and Emirates and a number of other airlines too of course when it was learned that QR has set its eyes set on three more East African destinations. Sometime in early 2012 will flights be launched to Mombasa and the Spice Island of Zanzibar, news already broken...
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EMIRATES FLIGHTS FROM UGANDA NOT AFFECTED BY AIRSHOW TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS

The Dubai Airshow, which will once again take place between this coming Sunday and next Thursday, will according to a source at the Emirates office in Kampala not affect the timings of the daily flight between Dubai and Entebbe, as the restricted period has been set between 14.15 hours and 17.15 hours local time every day, when aircraft are due to perform fly pasts and overflights as part of showing...
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