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Etihad airways-Egyptair expand codeshare partnership

Etihad Airways and Egyptian national airline EGYPTAIR, have announced a significant expansion of their successful codeshare partnership, widening their horizons to cover more destinations in Africa, North Asia and Australia for the benefit and convenience of their customers. Sales on the expanded agreement will come into effect from today, for travel from 2 May. The […]

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Uganda tour firms want VAT axed

KAMPALA, UGANDA – Operators within Uganda’s tourism industry have asked the government to totally abolish the 18% VAT on up country hotels and lodges since the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) will soon implement a tourism levy on January 1st 2014.The operators Uganda Hotel Owners’ Association (UHOA) and the Association of Uganda Tour Operators (AUTO) also […]

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Museveni to host Giants Club Tourism Investment Forum

KAMPALA, Uganda–President of Uganda, Yoweri Museveni,  is expected to host more than 200 delegates at the Giants Club Conservation and Tourism Investment Forum at the Lake Victoria Serena Golf Resort & Spa on Friday 6 October. Heads of some of the world’s leading responsible tourism companies are arriving in Uganda alongside philanthropists and international financiers […]

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Building Energy enters the sustainable mobility market

Building Energy, a multinational company operating as a global integrated IPP in the Renewable Energy Industry, enters the sustainable mobility market with Be Charge, the business unit of the Building Energy Group specialising in electric mobility infrastructures. Be Charge has entered a technological partnership with innogy, one of the leading European players in charging infrastructure […]