Tourism

Restaurant of the week

KAMPALA, Uganda—Every Tuesday, the East African Business Week profiles Restaurant of the Week for people who eat out to get to know where to find a decent meal at a pocket friendly cost in and around Kampala. This week, we bring to you, Romeos Restaurant Ntinda. Romeos Restaurant is located in Ntinda, a Kampala suburb […]

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Speke Resort adds more Suites

KAMPALA, Uganda–This Valentine’s Day and financial year, Speke Resort Munyonyo is a must destination.  Your preference will be added to the Queen of England who hailed the cook there for whetting appetites during the first Chogm meeting in Africa in 2007. Late Muammar Qadaffi pitched his tent and offered to buy the property. As if […]

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Marriott announces new marketing team for Africa

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates-  Marriott International has announced the expansion and strengthening of its Sales and Marketing Leadership Team for Middle East and Africa.  This bold new initiative comes on the heels of the successful mega merger between Marriott International and Starwood Hotels and Resorts and the fast progressing integration of the two companies. The […]

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Marriott to take over Protea hotels

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania – Marriott International, Inc.  and South Africa’s Protea Hospitality Holdings last week announced a tentative  deal in which the US-based chain is to buy Protea’s three brands and management company.  The deal is expected to be closed by April 1, 2014.   According to a statement availed to East African Business […]