Pearl of Africa Hotel appears to be attracting big clientele in the area of hosting major conferences in the country.
According to our sources, more organisations are finding the posh hotel a good venue to host seminars, workshops and conferences.
On Tuesday, the hotel’s magnificent ballroom played host to the Ministry of Gender Labour and Social Development social review sector.
It should be remembered that the same hotel hosted inspirational Islamic scholar, Sheikh Ismail Ibn Musa Menk aka Mufti Ismael Menk who praised the hotel’s setup.
The Hotel, an iconic landmark, situated on one of Kampala’s original Seven Hills, is one of city’s few hotels, offering world class hospitality to international and local visitors.
It is owned by flamboyant tycoon and philanthropist, Mohammed Hamid who was recently listed by famous Forbes Magazine among Africa’s youngest billionaires under the age of 45.
The hotel was built by Chairman Hamid’s conglomerate, Aya Group and is the tallest completed building in Uganda employing thousands and comprises of 290 rooms and 42 suites in seven levels of accommodation, ranging between 31 and 164 square meters in size.
Pearl Of Africa Hotel features a fitness center, sauna, garden, a terrace and bar. This hotel has air-conditioned units with a private bathroom. Guests can enjoy meals at an onsite restaurant.
All units are equipped with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a coffee machine, private bathroom, free toiletries and a desk. Certain rooms offer garden views.
Chairman Hamid is one of the most successful businessmen in Africa. His Aya Group is one of Uganda’s largest business conglomerates with interests in mining, biscuit manufacturing, milling and logistics. The company is currently working on building a $4 billion industrial park in Uganda.