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Aviation News | Ethiopian Airlines To Become First African Carrier to Take Delivery of Airbus A350 XWB Next Year.

The first Airbus A350-900 for Ethiopian Airlines is taking shape on the Final Assembly Line (FAL) in Toulouse, France.  Ethiopian Airlines will be the first African A350 XWB operator when it takes delivery of the aircraft next...


Ethiopian Airlines 2015 outlook | More Rapid Expansion As it Becomes Africa’s Largest Airline – CAPA

Ethiopian Airlines is planning further fleet and network expansion in 2015, enabling the flag carrier to widen the gap with other leading African carriers. Ethiopian has already become the largest airline inAfrica based on flee...



Travel | Fly Daily London to Entebbe via Nairobi Aboard Kenya Airways Newly Acquired Dream-liner Fleet

Kenya Airways, a leading African airline and member of the Sky Team Alliance, flies to 58 destinations worldwide via its hub at the new ultra-modern Terminal 1A in Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Nairobi. Kenya Airways rou...



Travel | Ethiopian Airlines to Start Direct Flights to Los Angeles(LAX) via Dublin

The First Service Linking the Two Cities with Africa. Ethiopian Airlines, the largest airline in Africa, is pleased to announce that it has finalized preparations to start flights to Dublin and Los Angeles starting from June 20...


A Picture Diary | The Lake Victoria Serena Resort — A world away from the city

Styled to replicate the lines of a classically rustic Roman villa, which might just as easily stand amid the sunflowers of the Tuscan Hills, as on the shores of Africa’s largest lake, Lake Victoria Serena Resort is the la...



Etihad Airways – National Carrier of the United Arab Emirates to launch daily passenger flights to Entebbe

Press Release — Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, will build upon the success of its Entebbe cargo flights with the launch of a new passenger service to the East African city. Daily flights...



Travel Index | Africa’s air travel demand to soar 5.7% yearly

As Africa’s tourism sector gears up, demand for air travel is also rising. The continent will see air traffic growth soar 5.7% annually over the next two decades, beating the global average of 5%, according to estimates b...


UTB Travel | Uganda Tourism Board gets news boss – Mr. Stephen Asiimwe

KAMPALA, UGANDA – Following a vigorous search that has been on for months, Uganda Tourism Board got a boost last week when the Minister of Tourism, Wildlife and Heritage, Maria Mutagamba, confirmed Mr. Stephen Asiimwe as ...



Ugandan Community Boston Bus Tour And Shopping Spree — To New York City, November 9th!

Ugandan Community Boston Bus Tour And Shopping Spree — To New York City on November 9th 2013. Departing at 7am from 154 Riverside Street, Waltham. It is a bus tour organised by Horizon Bus line. Tour Ground zero, Empire S...


Ethiopian Airlines to Receive its First Boeing – B777-300ER, The Largest Aircraft with a 400 Passenger Seat Capacity

News Release – Ethiopian Airlines – Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing and most profitable African airline, will take delivery of the first of its four Boeing 777-300ERs on 7 November 2013. The B777-300ER is the l...



Travel Advisory | Ethiopian Airlines Offers Ugandans In North America Special Holiday Fares – Starting At USD $999 Dollars

To all Ugandan Diaspora In North America — Ethiopian Airlines is pleased to announce a special holiday fare for all Ugandans travelling home for Christmas holidays. The promotional fares to Uganda starting in November IN...



Top Gear Comes To Uganda | Adventure On The Nile

Despite thousands of years of exploration of the Nile, there still seems to be some debate about the location of the source of the world’s longest river. UK’s extremely popular show “Top Gear” travelled to Uganda to put...


Vocabulary Tips Await Kampala Election Tourists Visiting From Kenya – By Joachim Buwembo

Some more vocabulary tips for wealthy, apolitical Kenyans and Nairobi expatriates intending to hang out in Uganda until Kenya’s election season ends.An “academy” is a dodgy establishment in a rented building from which in...



OPINION PIECE ~ We Must Promote Domestic and Eco-Tourism to Sustain the Industry in East Africa, By Isaac Sebakije

By Isaac Sebakijje, M.H.C.I.M.A ~ The current nations of Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi have so much in common that unification of the region makes a lot of sense. With the prospects of continued tourism growth in ...



UNAA Dallas Silver Jubilee Convention ~ Register Early and Save for the Upcoming UNAA 2013 Dallas Convention

Dear Ugandan Diaspora Community, the Winter Savings registration for the UNAA Dallas Silver Jubilee Convention expires on January 31st 2013. Please see the flier for details; The registration rate for Non UNAA Member adults is ...


Opinion Piece ~ Professional Training Needed for the Booming Hospitality and Tourism Industry in Uganda, By Isaac Sebakijje

By Isaac Sebakijje, M.H.C.I.M.A ~ In East Africa today, changes are taking place that will affect travel, tourism and the hospitality industry. All stakeholders and participants including the governments need to be foresighted...



Don’t Miss the 6th Home is Best Summit in Mbale (Dec 20th) and Kampala (Dec 28th)

The Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs present the 6th Home is Best Summit – “HOME IS THE BEST SUMMIT-2012” Venue: – MBALE (20TH December 2012) Venue: – KAMPALA Hotel African...


Travel Advisory | Ethiopian Airlines Offers Ugandan Diaspora In North America A Special Holiday Fare – USD $1786 Dollars

Ugandan Diaspora In North America, Ethiopian Airlines is pleased to announce a special holiday Fare for all Diaspora event attendees – $1199 plus tax, September 11 Security fee and fuel surcharges of $587 – Final Fa...



National Geographic Lists Uganda Among the Top 13 Travel Destinations of 2013

Africa’s new frontier– Uganda, once the cornerstone of Africa’s Grand Tour, is today bypassed by most visitors. The nation and its people have been brutalized by dictators, battered by warlords, and negatively portra...



UK Sky News Anchor’s On Safari | Uganda’s gorillas leave Penny Smith starstruck in their midst – Daily Mail

Daily Mail — What do you call three Doric columns on a foggy day? Pillars in the mist. OK, it’s not good, but jokes like this while away the hours on the journey back to Kampala airport after a trip to Uganda. The c...


World Travel Market | Uganda Participates In the Global Travel Industry Meet – London, 4th – 8th November 2012

All Photos by Richard Cunningham –World Travel Market (WTM) is a UK event aimed at the global travel industry. Almost 46,000 senior travel industry professionals, government ministers and representatives of the internatio...






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