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Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo

Wednesday, 10th January 2018
The Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo (POATE) is an annual tourism event in the East African region organized by Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) to bring together travel agents, tour operators, hoteliers, destination managers and other service providers along the tourism value chain. It is a unique opportunity for the tourism business operators to meet new clients, network, market and discuss business.

In its fourth year of organization, scheduled to take place from 23rd to 25th February 2018 under the theme 'Rediscover the Pearl', the Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo is aimed at raising the profile of Uganda as a preferred destination both domestically and regionally.

HIGHLIGHTS OF POATE 2018
  • The Pearl of Africa Expo will attract international hosted buyers from Europe, USA, Africa and Australia.
  • Provide a platform of Business to Business engagements for tourism travel trade regionally, locally and internationally.
  • The campaign will feature FAM trips for selected hosted buyers from 15th - 22nd February 2018.
  • Attract exhibitors locally, regionally and internationally.
  • Showcase with special focus the Ugandan product offering from the diverse birdlife to the Big 7, adventure tourism, primates, culture tourism and much more.
PROPOSED VENUE
Sheraton Kampala Hotel Gardens

PROPOSED ACTIVITIES
  • Fam Trips
  • 3 day exhibition themed 'Family and Travel'
  • Cluster Tent themed 'Tastes of Uganda'
  • Schools corner
  • Children's play area
  • UWEC Mini zoo
  • Adventure corner; Quad bikes, horse rides etc.

MORE DETAILS & ENQUIRIES
Contact:
UGANDA TOURISM BOARD
Plot 42 Windsor Crescent, Kololo, Kampala
+256 (0) 434 660 427, +256 (0) 414 342 196/7, +256 (0) 785 655 198
OR send an email.
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