Prestige United Arab Emirates (UAE) web-based media influencer (Youtuber/Vlogger) Khalid Al Ameri and family the previous evening streamed into the nation to respect their guarantee of going to the wedding service of their previous Ugandan house help.
Khalid and spouse Salama Mohamed have fabricated a gigantic worldwide web-based media finishing throughout the years making clever and happy recordings of their every day to day life and undertakings just as sharing accounts of motivation and win.
The couple in December a year ago shared a video on their socials in which they were seeing off their house cleaner Sarah (Ugandan public) who had worked with them for a very long time. The greatest feature was the affectionate fondness and thoughtful gestures the family traded with her.
The video turned into a web sensation via web-based media with over 1,000,000 perspectives on YouTube and Instagram. Recently, the family arrived on Uganda soil to respect their guarantee.
Khalid during the meeting at Entebbe Airport portrayed Sarah as great diplomat for Uganda and her cordiality,
“It’s an honour to be here in the pearl of Africa. Sarah gave my family a very beautiful introduction to Uganda, she’s an incredible ambassador, she represents you with the utmost respect, dignity, work ethic and kindness. She never was a worker to our family but a sister,” Khalid said.
Then again, Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) and Great Lakes Safaris booked Khalid and family for a multi day all costs paid kindness visit to the travel industry destinations in Uganda before Sarah’s wedding scheduled during the current end of the week.
Khalid invited the offer since he values how much the travel industry has improved UAE’s own economy.
“The leadership of the UAE have put so many things in place for decades to ensure that tourists from around the world can come and explore the country and cultures. This created the global environment that UAE is today.”
“We’ve had nothing but warm welcomes. I’ve only seen YouTube videos, if it looks 10% nice as it looks on YouTube, it’s going to be incredible. We look forward to sharing the story of Uganda’s natural beauty with the world,” Khalid said.
Clare Mugabi, UTB promoting official noticed that Uganda was pulling in more than 5,000 guests from the UAE however this number hugely dropped because of Covid-19 limitations on movement.
“Before Covid, we received at least 5,000 visitors annually with expenditure of a minimum of USD 3,000 almost every day so they have a high propensity to spend on tourism, their market has about 83% in terms of population expatriates with only about 10% of nationals.” Mugabi noted.
“We want to further consolidate our presence in the UAE market. UAE is one of the countries we are targeting for tourism arrivals. The further improved connectivity is an added advantage, it takes about 4 hours from Uganda to Dubai, around June Uganda airlines will also be inaugurated to fly to UAE increasing convenience.”
Mugabi added that Khalid will help in boosting Uganda’s travel industry through making content that he will make. “He will help us utilize his image and following to additional recount the Uganda story in its normal structure.”
Khalid and family will be blessed to receive a game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park, gorilla following in Bwindi invulnerable park and Ndere Cultural Center for the social experience.