UTB welcomes new management
The Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) has welcomed a new management team and Board of Directors. The new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is veteran journalist, Mr. Stephen Asiimwe, and his deputy is experienced marketer Mr. John Ssempebwa.
Mr. Asiimwe takes over from Mr. Cuthbert Baguma, who had been at the helm of UTB since its establishment in 2008.
Speaking at the handover ceremony at the Sheraton Kampala Hotel on 26th February, the Tourism Minister, Hon. Dr. Maria Mutagamba extended a warm welcome to the new team, and promised her full support.
“We have high expectations of this dynamic new team and we are confident that they will take UTB to greater heights,” she said.
Mr. Asiimwe vowed to take on the mandate of promoting Uganda as a preferred tourist destination with zeal.
Mr. James Tumusiime, the new Chairman Board of Directors, called for harmony and understanding among all the stakeholders in the tourism sector.