Minister meets lobby group, media editors

Tourism Minister Hon. Dr. Maria Mutagamba recently interacted with various tourism stakeholders and editors from media houses in two separate meetings at Hotel Africana.

In the first meeting, Hon. Mutagamba tasked editors of various media houses to front tourism interests in the stories they chose for publication. The media personalities in attendance included managing editors, news editors and business editors of print and broadcast media. Prolific bloggers were also in attendance.

The second meeting with the tourism stakeholders, dubbed ‘lobby group’, was attended by hotel owners, bloggers and tour operators, who called for sector coordination and Government support.

At both meetings, Hon. Mutagamba announced the Ministry’s calendar of activities for 2014, and promised to work hand-in-hand with the private sector to develop the tourism industry.

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