Monthly Archives: November 2015

Surviving The Pope In Uganda

It’s been a long time coming, but the wait is finally over. Pope Francis arrives in Uganda on Friday 27/11/2015. Though we have anticipated his Holiness since February 2015, Ugandans may not be fully ready for the aftermath of this … Read More

Four Interesting Facts about Black Friday

The Friday after Thanksgiving is known as Black Friday. In the USA and Europe it is quite popular for highly discounted prices, so much so that people camp out overnight just to be first in line at the most popular … Read More

Jovago Announces Black Friday Offers; Aims At Tripling Sales For Holiday Season

In a first of its kind in Africa, Jovago has announced its first Black Friday sale; offering 50% discount on hotel bookings made between the midnight of 27t – 28TH November. Explaining the concept, Estelle Verdier Managing Director for Jovago.com … Read More

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Eight Unique Events and Things to do in Nairobi

Like every cosmopolitan capital, the city-in-the-sun has its struggles and its triumphs; its challenges and opportunities. That not withstanding, Nairobi is home to most of Africa’s and world’s most unique sightings; from a national park within the city to exhilarating … Read More

Holidays Are Here! A Few Planning Tips

Christmas is less than 6 weeks away. If you’re yet to plan your getaway, don’t panic! Jovago.com travel experts have a few tips for you to escape the madness that is last minute holiday planning. 1. Avoid peak travel dates … Read More

Why Cities Need to Invest in Urban Tourism

“The world’s urban population is expected to grow by 61% by year 2030. This will have a considerable impact on urban tourism” According to a report the ITB World Travel Trends Report 2013/14, the volume of city trips increased by … Read More

Seven Tips for Effective Destination Marketing

Destination marketing is a process aimed at influencing potential visitors to travel to a certain location, thereby influencing their preferences. This involves showcasing the destination as having an edge against its rivals, exploring its competitive products and promoting value-added services … Read More

The Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo

The Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo is set for the 17th – 20th November, 2015 at the Kampala Serena hotel. Considering that November has been a busy month for the Ugandan tourism sector, in terms of events, some business owners … Read More