The pearl of Africa tourism expo exposes Uganda past borders
Uganda is part of the East African Federation and one of the remarkable tourist destinations in the region with rich attractions and exciting activities worth of influencing world travelers to undertake safaris in Uganda
As a way to showcase her beauty, Uganda organized the Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo that has been running from Nov 17th up to today 20th Nov pulling a wide range of participants from within the country and across borders most of which included the sellers of Uganda Safari products.
Having run successfully for four days at the famous Kampala Serena Hotel, the Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo which was opened by H.E Edward Ssekandi the Vice President of the Republic of Uganda brought together over 300 tourism exhibitors including the Kenyan Tourism Board, the Rwanda Development Board, the Zimbabwean Tourism Board and the South African Tourism Board.
The Expo marks a land mark contribution to the exposure of the travel products that can attract travelers to plan safaris to Uganda. The range of exhibitors that interacted one on one with the hosted buyers and the visiting public forms a strategic awareness enhancement not only for the travel products of Uganda but the region at large.
Uganda features both natural and man-made attractions. It is a geographically and ethnically diverse destination that is by all means worth exploring. Ranging from the world’s critically endangered mountain gorillas in her habitats of Bwindi and Mgahinga to the classic wild game including the Big five in her savannah habitats of Murchison, Queen Elizabeth, Lake Mburo, Ziwa Sanctuary and Kidepo Valley National Park not forgetting the intact prehistoric forests like Kibale, Budongo, Semliki and Kalinzu that support a great population of Chimpanzees coupled with abundant lakes and rivers like Victoria and Nile respectively, the towering highlands like the snowcapped Rwenzoris, the Volcanoes of Elgon, Muhabura, Sabyinyo and Gahinga along with the fascinating Kigezi Highlands, one can conclusively note that Uganda is naturally endowed.
The diversity of 65 tribal groups spread in different parts of the country most of which feature different ethnic backgrounds but harmoniously thriving together keeping their culture and traditions intact is a firm ground for the exploration of the typical ancient Africa that has been a wish to many of the travelers that originate from the modern world.