HERBERT BYARUHANGA(Team Leader)
Herbert is affectionately known as “Papa,” or father of tourism, in Uganda. He has dedicated himself for over 20 years to building the professional tourism capacity of his home country and is the leading trainer for tourist guides in Uganda and Rwanda.
He is the Founder of Uganda Safari Guides Association, Uganda Bird Guides Club, Uganda Cultural Guides Club, and leads the organizing committee of the East African Tourist Guides Associations.
He is actively involved in developing Uganda’s youth through its Young Birder association.
Herbert holds a B. A. in Tourism Management from Makerere University, Kampala. He holds a high diploma in Tourism and certificates in Tour Guiding and Advanced Motoring.
This has come in at a time that was much needed in the region. Most of the training will be field based to enrich the participants with the tourism product knowledge.
The guides courses offered are endorsed by the East African Tourist guides associations and these are Uganda Safaris Guides Association, Kenya Professional Safari Guides Association and Rwanda Safari Guides Association