The Faculty of Marketing and Hospitality Management through its Department of Leisure and Hospitality Management at Makerere University Business School joined the rest of the world to celebrate the International World Tourism Day which was held on September 27, 2017 at Ssese Island in Kalangala district. . This year’s celebrations focused on Sustainable Tourism, a Tool for Development. The Day was dedicated to exploring the contribution of tourism to the Sustainable Development Goals
(SDGs). In conjunction with the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities, the department organized a Breakfast Tourism Public Lecture on September 19, 2017 as a pre-event activity to celebrate the World Tourism Day.
The guest of honour was Hon. Prof. Ephraim Kamuntu the Minister of tourism wildlife and Antiquities who commended MUBS for supporting the tourism industry. The lecture focused on the broader topic: Youth mindset, tourism development and stainability: challenges and opportunities for tourism graduates.