Uganda is set to host the 6th International Hotels and Restaurants Expo 2018, which is aimed at showcasing the country’s hospitality and tourism investment opportunities.
It is also aimed at bringing and promoting the international business community to drive economic, social, and environmental benefits to the people, the investors, hospitality and tourism industry of Uganda.
The 2018 Expo will commence from 6th to 8th September 2018 at Hotel AFRICANA, Kampala.
The Uganda International Hotels & Restaurants Expo was founded in 2013 as an international hospitality and tourism organization that focuses on promoting the hospitality, tourism, business investments in Uganda and abroad.
According to the organisers, different programs of the 2018 Expo will highlight the new investment framework and convey how potential investors from all over the world can work with the local service providers.
“One of the objectives of the upcoming Expo is to launch a new international initiative to attract international tour operators into Uganda, making it a destination for high-end paying clients / services, and secure long-term businesses for the growth of the tourism business investments,” says a press statement, Expo organisers released yesterday.
It says that participants at the 2018 Expo will gain firsthand experience of Uganda’s diverse hospitality industry and be offered a unique opportunity to invest in Uganda’s profitable sector.
Among those expected to attend the event are local and International Tourism Operators, Commercial and Impact Investors, Tour Organizations, Development Finance Institutions, Global Organizations, High Net Worth Individuals, along with Sector Specialists and Journalists.
In addition to the numerous activities, live shows and events at the 2018 Expo, there will be a ‘breakfast business meeting’ tomorrow Wednesday, 5th September, 2018 in Nile Hall at Hotel Africana, from 9:00am – 12:00pm.
“This platform will bring together business owners, tour companies and operators, CEOs, hotel owners, government parastatals, and other stakeholders together with the local, East African, Ugandan businesses.
“A distinguished panel will lead the discussion “Looking beyond Uganda, Africa” to focus on growth and promoting business investments in the Tourism and Hospitality industry.
“Different stakeholders and private sector businesses will engage on a number of issues regarding the hotel industry, opportunities for trade, etc. to explore business opportunities,” indicated the release.