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Uganda gorilla safaris and tours
Uganda - National Parks
Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda safaris, gorilla snd chimpanzee tracking, birding, water rafting, hotel and accommodation reservations,
Interests: Travelling, meeting new people, Adventuring
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During Easter weekend gorilla families of Bitukura, Oruzogo group and Habinyanja all had an opportunity to host the powerful VIPs who had earlier in the week gathered in Kampala to attend the Inter-parliamentary Union. However, the most privileged of them all was the Mubare group which among other important dignitaries... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2012 at Uganda Gorilla Safaris, Tours blog
Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has not failed in its mandate to manage wildlife and protected areas under its legal mandate in Uganda. On the contrary, it has made huge positive strides in boosting the image of Uganda as a successful conservation and tourist destination country gifted by nature. Having been... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2012 at Uganda Gorilla Safaris, Tours blog
Michael Otieno RwandAirs‘ widely respected Manager Corporate Communications and PR, has reportedly left the airline after nearly 3 ½ years as one of the public faces of the airline, but not without some pride over the achievements he says were made by RwandAir during his tenure. He cited in a... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2012 at Uganda Gorilla Safaris, Tours blog
From Kora National Park in Northern Kenya One poacher was shot dead in what has been described as a fierce fire fight while others were arrested with AK 47 assault rifles and ammunition in their possession. Four suspected poachers arrested in Isiola, also with firearms and ammunition in their possession... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2012 at Uganda Gorilla Safaris, Tours blog
Kenyatta Universitys Taita / Taveta based college for agriculture and technology is partnering with Sarova Hotels Taita Hills and Salt Lick Lodges, to establish ways and means to safely eradicate an aquatic weed, which has over the past years invaded the Bura dam, a source of water, which is now... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2012 at Uganda Gorilla Safaris, Tours blog
The Ngamba Island annual Chimp Challenge will be held this year on 5th May at the On Course Training Grounds in Kitende, Uganda The annual event is once again sponsored by City Tyres, with all proceeds going toward providing food for the chimps at Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary. Compiled by... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2012 at Uganda Gorilla Safaris, Tours blog
A delegation of the Seychelles private sector interested in receiving Chinese tourists joined Jean-Luc LaiLam and Huanhuan Lee the island’s Tourism Board Managers for China at COTTM, the Chinese Tourism Trade Fair in Beijing this week. Elsia Grandcourt, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, accompanied by Stephanie Lablache, Amy... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2012 at Uganda Gorilla Safaris, Tours blog
(One of the Hells Gate National Park gorges often traversed by adventure tourists) News of a tragic accident emerged on Sunday when it became known that a church group of young men and women on a day retreat yesterday morning to the Hells Gate National Park near Naivasha got trapped... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2012 at Uganda Gorilla Safaris, Tours blog
The French Indian Ocean island of La Reunion established a new visitor peak for the year 2011, when 471.268 arrivals were recorded. This constitutes an increase over the previous year 2010 by 12.1 percent, way ahead of the global average increase in tourism, which was pegged at 4.4 percent by... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2012 at Uganda Gorilla Safaris, Tours blog
Under a recently launched new set of regulation will it become mandatory for tour guides in Tanzania to register and get licensed by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism. The measure is expected to come into effect in the next financial year, to allow for time to work out... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2012 at Uganda Gorilla Safaris, Tours blog
When President James Michel chaired the countrys National Economics Council, in short NEC, earlier in the week the meeting had to look at a revised growth forecast for the Seychelles of 2.8 percent, down from the initially expected 4 percent. Global rises in the cost of fuel, combined with inflationary... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2012 at Uganda Gorilla Safaris, Tours blog
A tourist walks through a crater lake covering 40 sq kilometres. The crater that was formed after the collapse of the mountain peak about two million years ago following a major eruption, is one of the biggest crater lakes in Africa and is the most visited lake found at the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2012 at Uganda Gorilla Safaris, Tours blog
Last year Rwandan security forces took a baby gorilla from traffickers near the common border with Congo DR, the young animal was kept under close care and supervision for several months, while the authorities tried to establish the origin of the baby. DNA analysis undertaken by the Max Planck Institute... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2012 at Uganda Gorilla Safaris, Tours blog
Zanzibars globally renowned music and performing arts festival, Sauti Za Busara, has announced the dates for 2013 as 14th to 17th February, making the love affair with this most widely known and best reputed African music and arts festival all the more befitting, starting on Valentines Day. The 2012 festival... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2012 at Uganda Gorilla Safaris, Tours blog
Mauritius tourism outlook is aimed to tap more and more into the eco tourism segment of visitors, a new eco-park will be launched before the end of the year at the Valley DOsterlog, near Wooton, Eau Coulee. Selected for the rich biodiversity and as habitat to a number of endemic... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2012 at Uganda Gorilla Safaris, Tours blog
The staff changes through transfers and promotions have taken place at Serena Rwanda. Former head of Sales and Marketing for the Great Lakes Region Miss Evelyn Karamagi was promoted to the position of Rooms Divisions Manager at the Kigali Serena Hotel, while her former position is now filled by Ms.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2012 at Uganda Gorilla Safaris, Tours blog
A plane carrying up to 127 people has crashed near Islamabad international airport with no known survivors, according to reports. The Bhoja Air plane, flight BHO-213, was flying from Karachi to Islamabad when it crashed close to the aiport bear to Baria Town after bursting into flames. There had been... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2012 at Uganda Gorilla Safaris, Tours blog
One of Kenyas finest safari camp companies, Cheli & Peacock, has just been anointed global runner up at the Tourism For Tomorrow Awards in the field of conservation, adding yet another trophy to their display cabinet. Organized annually by the World Travel and Tourism Council, in conjunction with their partners... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2012 at Uganda Gorilla Safaris, Tours blog
Brussels Airlines just launched a major campaign in Kampala aimed at capturing market share from their closest competitors Frequent travelers holding loyalty cards from competing carriers, especially those with lots of miles accrued, often fear to lose those miles and resulting benefits when switching to another airline. Not so, or... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2012 at Uganda Gorilla Safaris, Tours blog
Following a 5 days of meetings in Kampala last week did ICAO move on to Kenyas capital Nairobi, where another series of seminars, workshops and interaction with regulators and the private sector is underway. On Monday was one long awaited piece of the puzzle, how to improve aviation safety on... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2012 at Uganda Gorilla Safaris, Tours blog
Following a 5 days of meetings in Kampala last week did ICAO move on to Kenyas capital Nairobi, where another series of seminars, workshops and interaction with regulators and the private sector is underway. On Monday was one long awaited piece of the puzzle, how to improve aviation safety on... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2012 at Uganda Gorilla Safaris, Tours blog
dealchecker, a leading online holiday specialist, say that Peru is set to become one of the most popular destinations of 2012 as tourists from around the world flock to sample the delights of this exotic country and its excellent tourist amenities. The South American country has been devoted to making... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2012 at Uganda Gorilla Safaris, Tours blog
Danson Mwazo, Kenya’s recently appointed minister of tourism has pledged his support to existing initiatives to enhance the country’s positioning as the premier tourism destination. Economic growth in Kenya is predicted to average 6% in 2012, as the destination moves to target new and emerging markets. Visitor arrivals from the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2012 at Uganda Gorilla Safaris, Tours blog
The Mauritius Minister for Tourism Mr. Michael Sik Yuen earlier this week made public the criteria to be used for the classification and grading of hotels across the island. Aimed at enhancing the quality of services and reflect the reality of how clients see a hotels standing vis a vis... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2012 at Uganda Gorilla Safaris, Tours blog
Travelport, the business services provider to the global travel industry, today announces the appointment of Alamdar Travel and Tours as its first ever GDS distributor in the DRC. Under the new, multi-year agreement, Alamdar Travel and Tours will distribute the Galileo GDS to travel agencies in the country. This appointment... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2012 at Uganda Gorilla Safaris, Tours blog