Did you know that Uganda is the Pearl of Africa! Uganda is a country with diverse wildlife fauna and flora. Coming to Uganda will leave you breathless. Local and international tourists always marvel at the tranquility in the wildlife safaris. Uganda tourism sector is working tooth and nail to ensure that tourists who come to Uganda to enjoy a Uganda safari, safari to Uganda, Uganda safari tour, Uganda gorilla safari tour are left with unforgettable ecstatic memories.

Uganda tourism board has prepared to exhibit the Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo(POATE) 2018 which will host over 100 people. POATE is aimed at creating an awareness and joining hands with international tour operators and interested internal sectors.

Uganda tourism expo will also promote tourism attractions, tourism sites in Uganda to both local tourists and international travelers as well. POATE will bring together the East African regional countries, hoteliers, tour operators, new clients, tourism business partners and many others.


Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo 2018 choose a theme entitled “Rediscover the Pearl”. The expo commencement will be on 23rd to 25th February 2018 at Kampala Sheraton Gardens.

Uganda safari

During the remarkable speech of Prof. Ephraim Kamuntu the tourism minister at the POATE launch, he said that the main aim of this expo is to promote and build a better tourism network. Uganda Tourism Board will also work closely with a number of tourism partners in order to grow POATE.

Highlights/Activities at POATE 2018

There will be quite a number of activities at the expo. Below are activities that will transpire at the expo grounds.

  • There will be a kid’s corner or play area.
  • A UWEC mini zoo will also be put in place.
  • Travel traders show casing their products and activities.
  • Adventurous corner with quad bikes, horse riding etc.
  • Show casing of the special Ugandan products in tourism.
  • FAM trips for selected host buyers from the 15th – 22nd February

Don’t plan to miss out on this magnificent expo. Come learn and build your network with numerous people all over.


Article by Prime Uganda safaris and tours Ltd

Uganda tourism board launches Pearl of Africa tourism expo 2018 – Uganda safari news