A Clean School Environment Will Support Healthy Of Your Child

The well-being of any school going child largely depends on the hygienic conditions of the learning environment, educationists at Kampala Parents School have said, explaining that a clean school environment guarantees the safety of their learners while a dirty and unhygienic school puts the learners in harm’s way.

“At Kampala Parents School, we take every step to ensure that our staff is fully vetted and suitable for working in a school environment. Our school cleaning services are designed to ensure that students and teachers alike are afforded a safe and clean place to work and study,”

Schools need to have kempt compounds, clean toilets, kitchen, dining area, clear all nearby bushes and a clean source of water among other hygienic necessities. All these should be supported by existence of a well facilitated sick bay with qualified health personnel.

“We have assembled professional and multi-disciplined teachers to serve and educate your children in the best possible way. They are well facilitated to share their knowledge and skills providing pupils with positive experiences that will help them to become well-rounded individuals who are ready for the world.

The expansive Kampala Parents School continues to set the example of what child-friendly school should look like. The school has put in place state of the art facilities that have made studying adorable to the pupils hence improving its performance.

Kampala Parents School, which is currently accepting new pupils, emerged second best in Kampala district.

Paid Residents To Manage Bugoma Central Forest Reserve

By George Busiinge

Residents neighboring Bugoma Central Forest Reserve are to be paid to help in the management of the reserve from illegal activities.

This was disclosed by Joshua Rukundo, the executive director Chimpanzee Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Trust at Kijungu Hill Hotel recently.

Rukundo said the two year Watershed Payment project funded by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund will first benefit 70 families from four villages of Kisindi, Kikonda 2, Ndongo and Nyanseke in Kabwoya sub-county Hoima.

Under the pilot project, each family will receive sh133000 annually as an incentive to take part in the promotion, protection and conservation of water catchment areas around Buigome forest such as Rutoha River among others.

Rukundo says the residents will also be supported with water harvesting tools like tanks, offer solar energy to villagechairpersons and also support modern farming methods.

Jozelyne Nyagoma, the Hoima district senior environmental officer challenged the residents to embrace the project adding that project is going to address the challenge of deforestation and waters source depletion.

Speke Resort Boosts Accommodation With 45 New Superior Rooms

Speke Resort Munyonyo has added another category of 45 Superior Rooms to its huge inventory, Ajit Singh, the Rooms Division Manager at the five star hotel revealed to this website. Speke Resort, according to Singh’s revelation, now has 472 rooms in total.

The fancy and artistic Superior Rooms are now open to the public. Singh says the rooms have poster bed, LED TV, digital safe, spacious balcony, air conditioning, cubical shower on top of other regular facilities.

“Our Superior Rooms are open for our guests to book and enjoy a new accommodation along with several other categories of rooms we offer. It is an added advantage to the Resort as well as to our valuable guests as we have given extra space and facilities in these rooms at reasonable prices,” Singh said.

“We have enough for guests to choose from, Speke Resort offers seven different categories of rooms such as Presidential Suittes, Executive Suites, Presidential Cottages, One Bedroom Suites, Executive Rooms, Deluxe Rooms and newly constructed Superior Rooms,” he added.

Speke Resort Munyonyo which built in 2001 offers the best conferencing facilities for national and international clientele, providing a professional but friendly ambiance. It was recently named by customers as their favorite hotel at the Jumia Travel Awards.

Speke Resort & Conference Centre Munyonyo offers 10 state-of-the-art conference rooms including a 1,000-seat ballroom and 9 multi-functional meeting rooms that accommodate groups of 10-300 people.

Speke Resort Munyonyo has some of the best facilities a modern hotel should have. The addition of the Superior Rooms makes it a more ideal hotel to visit.

HOTEL REVIEW: Speke Resort Munyonyo, Epitome Of Luxury, Fun

The hotel business in Uganda has passed through a series of transformation over the years but none was a game changer like Speke Resort & Conference Centre Munyonyo (or just Speke Resort Munyonyo) and later its sister neighbor Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort.

Sitting on about 92 acres of land on the shores of Lake Victoria Speke Resort Munyonyo best identifies and describes that part of Kampala City - Munyonyo. The five star hotel is conveniently located 12 km from Uganda’s capital Kampala.

The Resort offers the ultimate in ‘luxury accommodation’ and ‘finest conference and business meeting location’ in Uganda and East Africa. The government of Uganda chose it to host visiting Presidents and Prime Ministers at the 2007 Commonwealth Conference (CHOGM, a job they did well.

The Resort has 59 Presidential suites with a unique blend of traditional Ugandan décor and ultramodern furnishings, in addition to cottages, one bedroom and two bedroom apartments or studio rooms. The hotel, according to Ajit Singh, the room’s division manager at the Resort, has a total of 472 rooms.

“[I] stayed at Speke Resort, just a wonderful place, the weekend evenings, music grilled fish, everything amazing - great view [of the] lake and a wonderful swimming pool. The staff, especially Prashant Shetty, an amazing person, his professionalism is incredible. Great place!” one customer wrote on TripAdvisor.

The Resort also offers 10 state-of-the-art conference rooms including a 1,000-seat ballroom and 9 multi-functional meeting rooms that accommodate groups of 10-300 people. It offers internet and secretarial services like printing and photocopying documents.

Other leisure facilities include an Olympic size swimming pool, an equestrian centre and a choice of fine bars and restaurants, all with different international menus. Many couples have had their wedding reception held at the resort or taken their wedding photos at the Resort.

“[A] very convenient and pleasant premise for a conference, good service, and staff is extremely hospitable, excellent food, nice sceneries and very comfortable rooms. A very relaxing and enjoyable place to stay for business or holidays.” Another customer, like many who have had a chance to experience the finesse of Speke Resort, wrote on TripAdvisor.

 

Kabira Country Club, ‘Little Forest’ In Kampala

For a hotel in a Kampala suburb, Kabira Country Club brings nature in your face and the feeling has never been any peaceful, pure, healthy and so natural. You get a sense of safety when you approach Kabira Country Club entrance manned by polite and smart security guards.

When you are past the entrance and cleared to enter the hotel premises you make your way to the parking lot which for motorists is a plus. Once you have packed your safely, you are ushered into the second security check point, just to make sure you are no danger to other people and yourself.

At this point, you start to feel the classy aura that has to come to define most of the Ruparelia Group of Companies hotels to which Kabira Country Club is a member. The hotel is home to several rare species of flora & fauna, many of which you can’t miss once you approach the main reception.

Kabira Country Club gets its name from bantu languages spoken by people in the eastern, central and western parts of Uganda. It means ‘little’ or ‘small’ forest. True to its name, the hotel vegetation is home to tropical birds, such as the African Grey Parrot and Blue Turncoats.

Kabira Country Club, set amongst a foray of palm trees in an idyllic suburb and less than a 15-minute drive from the hub of Kampala city, provides unrivalled luxury and is the perfect setting for a weekend getaway, a holiday location, a memorable wedding setting and a business and conference centre.

Vismay Maniyar, the general manager of Kabira Country Club revealed that the classy hotel has a fully equipped gym, world class sporting and recreational facilities which cater for a wide range of fitness and wellness needs.

Also the hotel has two heated swimming pools, three squash courts, a sports field, four clay floodlit tennis court and floodlit basketball court and spa. This should make any adventurous traveler excited and loving life.

Kabira Country Club pays attention to detail when working on accommodation. Vismay Maniyar explained that accommodation designers have gone to great lengths to make sure that ‘all rooms and cottages have been premeditated to make your stay with us memorable.’

Accommodation at Kabira Country Club comes in form of one bedroom, two bedrooms, three-bedroom duplex penthouses. Room features include a study table, tea/coffee facilities, king size bed or twin beds, shower/bathtub, mini bar on request, babysitter on request, television with local and satellite channels, housekeeping, electronic safe, air conditioning, Wi-Fi and newspapers.

The hotel also boosts of a bakery where nothing is too big to bake, gym for people into health living, dining area for local and exotic meals and venues for meetings, weddings and conventions. The gym also holds regular zumba, yoga, sukuma, spinning aqua aerobics, bumpy rides, kick boxing, konna dance work out, konna cycling and pilates classes.

Vismay Maniyar revealed that Kabira Country Club has been able to stand out of the crowd because of team work amongst employees, managers and owners of the hotel Ruparelia Group under their chairman Dr. Sudhir Ruparelia.

This, according to Vismay Maniyar, has enabled them to put in extra effort to make guests feel at home. “This is something we look forward to do and we want to keep on improving.” He said before calling on members of the public to com to Kabira Country Club and feel the experience firsthand.

“It is better to experience it than I to speak about it. All these, we are making sure that it reaches to the people of Uganda and tourists who come into the country.” He stated.

Meera Investment Recognized By Business Forum

India Business Forum, the business arm of Indian Association of Uganda has recognized Meera Investment Limited with an award for its outstanding service in the construction and real estate sector in the year 2017.

Meera Investment Limited is a subsidiary of Ruparelia Group owned by Dr. Sudhir Ruparelia. Dr. Sudhir Ruparelia as chairman of the Group received the award on behalf of Meera Investment.

Meera Investment Limited, which employs over 1,500 Ugandan workers in its various projects, has benefited from energetic, principled, and creative leaders at its helm giving birth to high rising multimillion real estate properties in Kampala city some of which houses leading businesses.

“Our clients, contractors, vendors and employees make up a trusted community built upon a foundation of exceptional service, constant communication, transparency and an unconditional commitment to success.” Meera Investment said in a Facebook post.

Meera Investments Ltd incorporated in 1994 is the single largest private property owner in Uganda. Since incorporation it has become the market leader in property development and owns properties, both residential and commercial in prime locations in and around Kampala.

The company has embarked on a number of major projects and is currently carrying out large scale improvements to Speke Resort & Conference Centre and building a new luxury accommodation complex, Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort, for the 2007 Commonwealth Conference (CHOGM) within the grounds of Speke Resort.

Speke Resort Voted Customer's Favorite Hotel

Speke Resort Munyonyo continues to cement its position as the best hotel in the country after yet again winning another award as the customer’s favorite hotel in Uganda at this year’s Jumia Travel Awards which took place at Mackinnon Suites Kampala.

Ajit Singh, the rooms division manager at Speke resort, described the victory in an interview shortly after being announced winners as ‘a great achievement for us as a hotel’, asserting that they are tirelessly working to keep in the leadership.

“We feel proud that our guests have trusted us and voted as the best hotel in the country. Our infrastructure makes us an appropriate destination for travelers – not only for business travelers but also family and individual travelers,” Singh said.

“We have plenty of options for guests to choose from. Different activities are available. As you know, we are spread on over 96 acres of land with 472 rooms.” He added.

Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency in Africa, for the second year in a raw has awarded best performing hotels and related stakeholders like airlines at the continental Africa Travel Awards.

The Africa Travel Awards or Jumia Travel Awards aim at promoting Uganda's tourism sector, and responds to the need of encouraging hoteliers to improve the quality of their services for further advancement of their respective destinations.

Kabira Country Club Named Best Business Hotel In Uganda

Jumia Travel Uganda, the leading online travel agency in Africa, on Thursday at the second edition of the Africa Travel Awards named Kabira Country Club the best business hotel in Uganda.

The decision was reached at by a jury of experts in the hotel business and announced at an awards dinner held at Mackinnon Suites Kampala. Kabira beat off competition from some the country’s best high end hotels to bag the gong.

the Africa Travel Awards, also known as Jumia Travel Awards aim at promoting Uganda's tourism sector, and responds to the need of encouraging hoteliers to improve the quality of their services for further advancement of their respective destinations.

A jury panel, made up of high-level tourism professionals in the country, was put together to judge the nominated hotels and ultimately decide on the winners. The jury's decision contributed 50% of the outcome, while the other 50% came from the public through a voting process.

"By organizing these African Travel Awards, our mission is not only to recognize and reward the merit of local tourism stakeholders, but also to provide a credible benchmark for the African tourism industry," said Joe Falter, CEO of Jumia Travel.

Kabira Country Club provides unrivalled luxury and is the perfect setting for a weekend getaway, a holiday location, a memorable wedding setting and a business and conference centre.

“It is a honor that we have got this award; it is because of the support we get from our boss and proprietor of this hotel, Dr. Sudhir Ruparelia. It is a stepping stone for the better things to come,” Vismay Maniyar, the general manager of Kabira said in an interview.

Forest Cottages Earns Jumia Travel Awards 2018 Nomination

Forest Cottages have yet again earned nomination in this year’s Africa Travel Awards locally referred to as Jumia Travel Awards. Forest Cottages are nominated in the category of Customer’s Favorite Hotel.

The prestigious travels awards are organized by Jumia Travel, ‘a Pan African Online Travel Agency, which simplifies the travel booking experience by allowing users to compare prices and amenities in a fast and secure manner.’

The winners of the African Travel Awards 2018 will be honored during a dinner held on January 25, 2018 simultaneously in Lagos, Algiers, Dakar, Abidjan, Accra, Douala, Dar Es Salaam, and Kampala. Forest Cottages are previous winners in the 2017 edition.

The awards aim at promoting Uganda's tourism sector, and responds to the need of encouraging hoteliers to improve the quality of their services for further advancement of their respective destinations.

Also nominated in the Customer’s Favorite Hotel is Speke Resort, Urban By CityBlue Kampala, , Protea Hotel By Marriott Kampala, The Haven, Lake Victoria Serena Golf Resort, Malakai Eco Lodge, Chobe Safari Lodge, Paraa Safari Lodge and Arcadia Lodge Lake Bunyonyi

Forest Cottages, on Naguru Hill in the Bukoto area of Kampala, are luminously designed luxury cottages set in a serene, African forest environment. Forest Cottages lets you feel the touch of nature in its comfortable and unique environment. It’s accommodations have been carefully landscaped to compliment the huge, shady indigenous trees that surround the area.    

While at Forest Cottages, you will also enjoy all the comforts and conveniences like; internet, telephone, television and locally made furniture. Selectively planted smaller trees, bushes, shrubs and flowers make Forest Cottages an inspiring destination for nature lovers and eco tourists alike. It’s grounds provide a small sanctuary for forest wildlife such as coloured turacoes, hornbills, and an additional 20 bird species.

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Speke Resort Nominated In Jumia Africa Travel Awards

Speke Resort & Conference Centre, a 5 star hotel in Kampala, Uganda offering customers ultimate in luxury accommodation and leisure facilities together with the finest conference and business meeting location in East Africa, has been nominated in this year’s Africa Travel Awards organized by Jumia Travel.

Speke Resort and Conference Centre, a member of the Speke Group of Hotels owned by the Ruparelia Group, was nominated in the category of Customer's Favourite Hotel. It faces competition from another Speke Group of Hotels subsidiary Forest Cottages.

Others nominated in the category include Urban By CityBlue Kampala, Forest Cottages, Protea Hotel By Marriott Kampala, The Haven, Lake Victoria Serena Golf Resort, Malakai Eco Lodge, Chobe Safari Lodge, Paraa Safari Lodge and Arcadia Lodge Lake Bunyonyi.

Jumia Travel is the number one Pan African Online Travel Agency, which simplifies the travel booking experience by allowing users to compare prices and amenities in a fast and secure manner. Jumia Travel is active in over 40 countries in Africa, with 10 local offices, and more than 400 travel specialists constantly in touch with our customers.

The Africa Travel Awards, also known as Jumia Travel Awards 2018, is supported by tourism organizations and stakeholders such as the Ivorian Ministry of Tourism, the Senegalese Ministry of Tourism, the Ministry of Tourism of Cameroon, Ivory Coast Tourism, Emirates, Air Coast of Ivory among others.

"By organizing these African Travel Awards, our mission is not only to recognize and reward the merit of local tourism stakeholders, but also to provide a credible benchmark for the African tourism industry," said Joe Falter, CEO of Jumia Travel.

The winners of the African Travel Awards 2018 will be honored during a dinner held on January 25, 2018 simultaneously in Lagos, Algiers, Dakar, Abidjan, Accra, Douala, Dar Es Salaam, and Kampala.

Speke Resort Munyonyo which built in 2001 offers the best conferencing facilities for national and international clientele, providing a professional but friendly ambiance. “We offer you a choice of luxury accommodation to suit individuals, couples, families or groups on long or short stays.” A manager of the hhotel said in a previus interview.

The Resort has 59 Presidential suites with a unique blend of traditional Ugandan décor and ultramodern furnishings, in addition to cottages, one bedroom and two bedroom apartments or studio rooms. The hotel has a total of 335 rooms.

Speke Resort & Conference Centre Munyonyo offers 10 state-of-the-art conference rooms including a 1,000-seat ballroom and 9 multi-functional meeting rooms that accommodate groups of 10-300 people.

Leisure facilities include, Uganda's only Olympic size swimming pool, an equestrian centre and a choice of fine bars and restaurants, all with different international menus. The Business Centre offers internet surfing, faxing, photocopying and electronic mail services.

The winners of the African Travel Awards 2018 will be honored during a dinner held on January 25, 2018 simultaneously in Lagos, Algiers, Dakar, Abidjan, Accra, Douala, Dar Es Salaam, and Kampala.

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