It is not possible to talk about Uganda’s hospitality industry without mentioning tourism facility that is under the Ruparelia Group. From five star hotels, resorts, restaurants and apartments of all budgets, the Ruparelia Group has it all.
And for his contribution to the country’s tourism sector, Dr. Sudhir Ruparelia, the chairperson of Ruparelia Group, was Friday rewarded The Award for Lifetime Tourism Achiever at the Ekkula Pearl of Africa Tourism Awards which were held at Sheraton Hotel. The busy businessman was represented by an officla from Speke Group of Hotels.
The Ruparelia Group under Speke Group of Hotels owns facilities like Speke Resort Munyonyo, Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort, Speke Apartments, Speke Hotel, Forest Cottages, Kabira Country Club, Dolphin Suites, Tourist Hotel, Rock Bar & Grill, La Cabana Restaurant and Speke Resort Bujagali Falls in Jinja.
State Minister for Tourism, Kiwanda Ssuubi, said the tourism sector in iUganda is driven by private sector investors like Dr. Ruparelia. “What we do is partner with these people to better mould these products.” The minister said.