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Welcome to Association of Uganda Tour Operators

The Association of Uganda Tour Operators (AUTO) is Uganda’s leading tourism trade association, representing the interests of the country’s leading and experienced professional tour operators. Members offer a range of services, which can be broadly divided into the following categories Special interest safaris Air safaris Incentive travel group safaris Custom safaris for individual travellers Camping safaris (luxury & budget)

What We Do

Uphold the good reputation of Uganda as a tourist destination by ensuring that the Uganda Tour Operators maintain the highest standards of service and value.

Give agents and individual clients alike the confidence of knowing that Uganda has mechanism designed to consider the possible redress of any wrongs which a client may have suffered.

Recommend certain standards which the Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife might consider in determining whether or not to grant or renew the licence of an operator;

Provide a means for the Association’s members to seek protection or redress in any dispute either with another member or a non-member of the Association;

"AUTO Members offer a range of services, which can be broadly divided into the following categories Special interest safaris, Air safaris, Incentive travel group safaris, Custom safaris for individual travellers and Camping safaris (luxury & budget)."

Corporate Members    

SATIB has been providing specialized insurance and risk solutions to the Tourism, Hospitality, Wildlife & Conservation industries, having been market leaders for the past 25 years and looking after in excess of 2000 tourism related companies across Africa.

SATIB in partnership with LIAISON GROUP are proud to bring the tourism Industry bespoke products that look after their specific needs.

Our Products Include;

Material Damage Caused By:
Fire, Lightning, Explosion, Impact Damage, Earthquakes, Riots & Strikes, Storm and Flood (Including escape of Water) etc
Accidental Damage/ All Risks Theft & Attempted Theft
Employee Dishonesty
Goods in transit
Machinery Breakdown
Business Interruption
Workmen Compensation (WIBA)
Liability Covers
(General Public Liability up to USD 10 Million at any one event, Product Liability, Professional/Tour Operators Liability, Incidental Medical Malpractice, Passenger Liability)
Motor Vehicles
Employers Liability
(Africa’s leading incident management center, a critical component of any tourism operation)



10 Sep 2017

Akwaaba African Travel Market (AFTM) 2017 (Lagos, Nigeria)

The Akwaaba African Travel Market (AFTM) is an annual international travel event organized annually in Lagos, Nigeria. It's a face to face marketing platform for travel companies; and a meeting place for travel and tourism investors to network. This year it will take place from 10th to 12th September 2017. For more details, please contact the AUTO secretariat.

21 Sep 2017

JATA Tourism Expo 2017 (Tokyo Big Sight, Japan)

21st - 24th September 2017. The Japan Association of Travel Agents (JATA) Tourism EXPO Japan is the focus of many industry representatives as the industry flagship event where they and general consumers are able to exchange information while being exposed to the latest travel industry information. More details here


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