Routes Africa 2013
The 8th Routes Africa will take place on 7-9 July 2013, Kampala, Uganda and is hosted by Civil Aviation Authority of Uganda and Entebbe International Airport.
Routes Africa, is the key event for Airports, Airlines, Tourism Authorities, Policy Leaders, Keynote speakers and exhibitors to meet, do business and plan for the future.
The annual networking gathering brings together more than 250 key players in the airline and airport industry from across the African region and beyond for strategic networking on air service development.
Uganda, which is widely known as the Pearl of Africa, has a fast growing tourism sector with an annual growth rate of 21% on average, contributing 24% of the total foreign exchange earnings. Domestic tourism has grown by 50% over the past 10 years.
Uganda is an investment destination especially after the discovery of oil in Uganda. This has greatly boosted passenger volumes through Entebbe International Airport.