Welcome to TUGATA

TUGATA was registered in May 1999 with 5 founder members. Today we are over 95 registered members of the Association, which is a reflection of how mature the Travel Industry has grown. The Association further established a Secretariat in 2006 to better coordinate its activities. Today, TUGATA has a fully-fledged Secretariat manned by permanent staff.


TUGATA’s membership incorporates both IATA and non-IATA members, who have full voting rights and equally participate on all functions of the association, without discrimination. TUGATA is a member of International professional bodies:United Federation of Travel Agents Association (UFTAA), Federation of Eastern and Southern African Travel Agents Associatio (FESATA), APJC (Agency Programme Joint Council), and work very closely with our affiliates in Tanzania (TASOTA) and Kenya (KATA).


The TUGATA members contribute to the general growth of the Uganda economy by employing approx 800 persons.


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Message from Chairperson

With great pleasure, I would like to welcome you to TUGATA. This Association has been in existance since 1999.

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TUGATA Executive Committee

TUGATA Executive Committee is comprised of a team of very hard-working ladies and gentlemen all of whom have in various capacities worked with different travel agencies in and around Uganda.

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Our Members

We currently have over 95 members.

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OUR VISION:
To be a vibrant, professional Travel Agency Association contributing to the bigger Air Transport Industry and tourism promotion in Uganda.
OUR MISSION:
To become a model Travel Agency Association, offering the traveling public viable, excellent and timely travel solutions while promoting ethical practices amongst member Agents, working with all Industry Stakeholders.
CORE VALUES:
  • Fairness and Transparency in business practice
  • Openness to positive and professional contributions by all stakeholders
  • Continuous promotion of friendly relationships between clients and agents