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Mrs. Rosette Chantal Rugamba

Founder and Managing Director

Songa Africa

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Company Description

Songa Africa is a premier specialist tour company that offers extraordinary tailor made itineraries in Rwanda and the rest of East Africa designed to excite, challenge and are focused on accessing the inaccessible, offering a range of experiences from the ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Deputy Chief Executive Officer

Rwanda Development Board

Director General of Tourism and National Parks

Republic of Rwanda

Affiliations

Board Member
Equity Bank Limited

Board of Advisors Member
Akilah Institute for Women

Board Member
Women Chamber - Private sector Federation

Special Advisor To the Secretary-General
UNWTO

Special Advisor
Secretary General UN World Tourism Organization

Board Member
African Parks

Board Member
Akagera Management Company

Board Member
eTurboNews Inc

Member
East African Community

Founder
Going Nowhere Slowly

Education

BA

Social Sciences

Makerere University

Web References (114 Total References)


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ROSETTE CHANTAL RUGAMBA - NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Mrs. Rugamba, is the Founder and Managing Director of Songa Africa The Tourism Company, one of the leading tourism Consultancy and Luxury tour companies in Rwanda. She has been actively involved in Travel and Tourism for the past 18 years beginning with Euro Star in UK, and then as Head of Sales and Marketing British Airways in Uganda and Central Africa, before returning to her native Rwanda to spearhead a revitalization of the Tourism Industry as Director General of Rwanda Tourism (ORTPN) and later as Deputy CEO of Rwanda Development Board(RDB). She is President of Women in Tourism Chamber and board member of Women Chamber in Private Sector Federation. She also serves as a Special Advisor to the Secretary General of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) on Sustainable Tourism in Africa. Rosette holds a BA (Social Sciences) Political Science and Sociology from Makerere University and also studied Strategic Marketing in the U.K.


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Rosette Chantal Rugamba

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Rosette Chantal Rugamba Managing Director, Songa Africa the Tourism Company
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Rosette Chantal Rugamba is the Founder and Managing Director of Songa Africa the Tourism Company, a tourism consultancy firm and luxury tour company in Rwanda. She has been actively involved in travel and tourism for the past 20 years, beginning with Euro Star in the UK, and then as Head of Sales and Marketing for British Airways in Uganda and Central Africa, before returning to her native Rwanda to spearhead a revitalization of the tourism industry as Director General of Rwanda Tourism (ORTPN) and later as Deputy CEO of the Rwanda Development Board (RDB). During her 8 years at ORTPN and RDB, she oversaw the transformation of Rwanda's tourism industry.
Rosette is President of the Women in Tourism Chamber. She is also a board member of the Women's Chamber in Private Sector Federation and a board member of African Parks Network. She serves as a special advisor to the Secretary General of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and sits on various boards in Africa.


Rosette Chantal Rugamba from ...

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Rosette Chantal Rugamba from Rwanda will also sit on the board. Rugamba, who is currently the Managing Director of Songa Africa Limited, is an Aspen Global Leadership Network Fellow and special advisor to the Secretary General UN World Tourism Organization.

She also sits on other boards such as that of Equity Bank Rwanda, Sonarwa Insurance Company and Diane Fossey Gorilla Fund International among others.


African Parks Network (Johannesburg, South Africa)

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Mrs Rosette Chantal Rugamba | Board Member

An 18 year veteran in the tourism sector, Rosette is the founder and Managing Director of Songa Africa, a Tourism and Business Conservation Consultancy firm and Luxury Tour Company based in Rwanda, operating throughout East Africa. In 2003, she was appointed Director General of Rwanda tourism (ORTPN) where she drove the revitalisation and development of tourism in post conflict Rwanda and conservation of the three national parks in Rwanda. She spearheaded the formation of the first trans-boundary collaboration between Rwanda, Uganda and DRC to form the Greater Virunga Trans-boundary collaboration in the pursuit to protect the Mountain Gorilla. Currently, she serves as Special Advisor to the Secretary General of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) on sustainable tourism in Africa. Rosette has served as Deputy CEO of Rwanda Development Board (RDB) and was appointed as a board member of African Parks Network in 2013.


Rosette Chantal Rugamba, ...

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Rosette Chantal Rugamba, managing director, Songa Africa the Tourism Company (Rwanda)

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