Posts Tagged ‘ Uganda ’

Seeing mountain gorillas in the wild

Jun 24th, 2018 | By

Now it seems you have a greater opportunity than ever before because the number of mountain gorillas is increasing



Saturday snippets: July 1st 2017

Jul 1st, 2017 | By

In a busy week, the BA cabin crew strike begins but. on the plus side. there are the 4th of July celebrations and the London Korea Festival is on next Saturday.



Seeing mountain gorillas

May 10th, 2017 | By

It is calculated that the number of mountain gorillas in Africa is about 900 with probably 500 or so in Uganda and the remaining 400 split between Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo.



Saturday snippets: 28th January 2017

Jan 28th, 2017 | By

In Dublin for Holiday World, Adrian reflects on the differences in consumer travel shows on both sides of the Irish Sea and awaits the arrival of a gorilla in Trafalgar Square.



Saturday snippets: 28th May 2016

May 28th, 2016 | By

Airport delays, strikes in France, Belgium and Greece, restrictions on island destinations in Thailand all tend to deflate Adrian this coming bank holiday.



Pearl of Africa

Nov 13th, 2012 | By

Maria Mutagamba, Uganda’s Minister of Tourism, Wildlife and Heritage, is targeting the UK market who currently account for 38,000 of the tourists to Uganda each year



Where the experts holiday: travel writer, Robin Nowacki

Sep 27th, 2012 | By

Travel journalist, Robin Nowacki, has written on travel destinations from Mexico to the Maldives for both consumer and trade publications. Here he shares some of his travel highlights, exclusively with CD-Traveller readers



Volcanoes Safaris celebrates 15 years as pioneers in great ape tourism

Sep 5th, 2012 | By

Established in 1997 by Praveen Moman and Yusuf Mulima Mubiru, Volcanoes Safaris celebrates 15 years in the safari and adventure travel world this year. It has been a special journey at the forefront of the revival of adventure tourism in Uganda and Rwanda



Where the Experts Holiday: Chris Wrede from Oasis Overland

Jan 28th, 2011 | By

What do you like to do on holiday? Stay in small locally owned hotels out of the tourist centers that are used by locals as much as travelers. Less luxury but loads more quirkiness and more interesting people. From this base I like to wonder the streets and sites, and visit small café’s, bars and restaurants. Where did you last travel? Kenya to Zimbabwe, Via Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, Malawi with my wife and two kids. Do you know where you’re going next? Egypt Of all
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Animals are Wiser

Nov 11th, 2010 | By

So spoke the Ugandan minister for tourism, Serapio Rukundo yesterday. He was talking about the boarders between nations in East Africa yesterday. You might have Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda who are trying to make crossing their borders as easy as possible for tourists but animals take no notice of things like national boundaries.
If you have seen the pictures in Metro and other news media this morning of the annual wildebeest migration, you will know what I mean.