ATA's 39th Annual World Congress kicked off in Uganda

  • Published by Ozgur Tore

Africa Travel Association (ATA) kicked off its 39th annual world congress in Uganda.

Moderated by Stephen Asiimwe, Chief Executive Officer, Uganda Tourism Board, Official Opening Ceremony took place on Wednesday at the Speke Resort Munyonyo. President of the Republic of Uganda H. E. Yoweri K. Museveni, Hon. Dr. Maria Mutagamba; Minister, MP, Uganda Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities, Hon. Walter Mzembi; Minister of Zimbabwe Ministry of Tourism and Hospitality Industry, Susan Muhwezi; ATA Uganda Chapter President; Chairperson, Uganda Hotel Owners Association, Edward Bergman; Executive Director, Africa Travel Association, H.E Ambassador Amina Salum Ali; Permanent Representative of the African Union Mission to the USA, African Union were the speakers of the opening ceremony of the ATA’s 39th Annual World Congress in Uganda.

ata14-d1-1, one of the media partners of Africa Travel Association (ATA) is at the congress. Suat Töre, representing at the congress will bring you more news and photos from Uganda.

Turkish Airlines Uganda General Manager Erbil Akgün, Sales Manager Cem Batu and Mehmet Dogan from Istanbul Arar Tour also attend the congress.


ATA's signature event in Africa provides a networking, learning and agenda-shaping platform for the most diverse group of tourism industry stakeholders of any travel industry event on the continent. The event addresses timely industry topics, offers a line up of educational and professional development opportunities and showcases the host Destination’s newest products and services. Delegates also have the opportunity to participate in ATA’s Young Professionals Program forum, a tourism ministers’ roundtable, business-to-business and networking events, an African Bazaar, networking events, host country day(s), gala dinners and pre- and post- country tours.

Click here for the full programme of the congress

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