The destination Uganda is among the popular tourist sites in the region with remarkable visitor products that form the ground for memorable encounters including Uganda gorilla trekking safaris. Having enrolled herself to participate in the magical Kenya tourism expo that took place from 15th – 17th October 2015, little did she know that her products would mesmerize the world and attract a crowd to her stand.
Like how she had scooped the award at the Indaba Fair in
South Africa close to the middle of this year, Uganda again emerged the
best at the magical Kenya tourism expo an event that was attended by a
myriad of participants both from the region and the International
looking for the means of how to sell the East African leisure and travel
products to the traveling world including the Uganda safaris.
This is a considerable strength that is being added onto Uganda
complementing a range of accolades that the nation has been gathering
overtime including being the 2012 leading destination, the winning at
Indaba fair, her destinations being famous internationally like Bwindi
being the number one birding spot in Africa, Mount Rwenzori being among
the challenging mountains to climb in the world and Kidepo Valley
National Park being the third best park in Africa. This has in turn
influenced a range of world travelers to take safaris to Uganda.
The Magical Kenya Expo which was conducted close to the Mombasa Coastal
City in Diani saw Uganda take the Grand Award for possessing the
Overall Best Exhibition stand along with the best stand design at the
5th edition of this International travel expo. The winning was
attributed to the general appearance of the stand along with the
customer services made Uganda to attract great count of local and
international attention from the hosted buyers to her stand as noted by
the Chief Executive Officer of the Marketing Society of Kenya Waithera
The Magical Kenya Tourism Expo 2015 was a successful event
having attracted a count of 120 participants from a range of countries
world over including national tourism boards, the hosted buyers along
The Uganda Tourism Board Chief Executive Director
Stephen Asiimwe acknowledges the award noting that it is as a result of
deliberate marketing and promotion that the body has invested in
overtime with the intention of increasing Uganda safaris.
Over sixteen (16) Ugandan firms participated at the Expo including the Prime Uganda Safaris and Tours
Ltd represented by its owner Samuel Makanga. Uganda also intends to
run an expo titled the Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo that will run from
November 17th – 19th 2015 and with the growing fame of Uganda, the
participants in the forthcoming expo are anticipated to much more than
those of last year.