New Board of Directors UTB

Last month, the Minister of Tourism Maria Mutagamba inaugurated a new board of Directors for Uganda Tourism Board (UTB). One of the most remarkable members is our own Managing Director Amos Wekesa, who will represent the Ugandan Tour Operators.

Other members on the board include among others James Rwehabura Tumusiime (chairman), Lilly Ajarova representing the tourism sector, Roger Wamara representing the airlines, Ismail Ibrahim Ssekandi representing the hotel owners and Cuthbert Baguma as the secretary to the Board.

Amos Wekesa and his team will focus on promoting tourism products and the development of a sustainable and competitive tourism sector. In addition, the Tourism Minister urged the new board to find alternative funding methods to promote Uganda as an attractive tourism destination.

Amos Masaba Wekesa

Amos Masaba Wekesa,
CEO Great Lakes Safaris and Uganda Lodges