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Dr. Paul Michael Mugassa

Dr. Paul Michael Mugassa
Sales & Marketing
Nillam Tours

Biography :

Paul, a Tanzanian was born on November 24th, 1951, in Dar es Salaam, Kinondoni district, and grew up in Kawe, Kinondoni. Paul was born to Michael Mabere Mugassa and Clara Francis Magambo, and is a father of seven children four girls and three boys. He attended primary school education at Msimbazi Primary school and completed secondary education at Kinondoni secondary school, Dar es Salaam in 1970. Immediately after completing secondary education, Paul joined Tanzania Tourist Corporation and was admitted at Hallmark Hotels (T) training school, Dar es Salaam for a one year’s Front office operations course. Upon graduation, Paul worked in various hotels and lodges owned by Tanzania Tourist Corporation which include; New Africa Hotel, Bahari Beach Hotel in Dar es Salaam, Mikumi wildlife lodge, Lake Manyara Hotel, Ngorongoro Wildlife lodge and Mafia Island lodge. In 1984 Paul received his first scholarship and successfully completed a Diploma course in Hotel Management at the Institute for Hotel and Tourism Management Klessheim, Salzburg, Austria. In 1986, Paul joined Bush trekker Hotels Tanzania and worked in various hotels owned by Tanzania Development Finance Company (TDFL) i.e. Bahari Beach Hotel, Mkonge hotel Tanga, Morogoro Hotel and New Arusha Hotels, in Arusha rising in hotel Management ranks from management trainee to Hotel General Manager.

Research Interest :

Today, Paul encourages young people to pursue training in hospitality management. His work life and career in hospitality and tourism industry teaches the young professionals to follow their dreams, no matter how great.