Press Releases

June 8, 2021 Following the Presidential address on COVID-19 held on Sunday, June 6, 2021, Uganda Tourism Board wishes to provide more information regarding the guidelines on the use of tourist...
Amidst optimism and rays of hope in reviving the tourism sector, the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) today officially launched the 6th Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo (POATE 2021) the first-ever virtual...
Kampala, Uganda.  The Uganda Tourism Brand Ambassador Joshua Cheptegei has been nominated for the Laureus World Sports Award for Sportsman of the Year 2020. The Laureus World Sports Awards is an...
KAMPALA, Uganda:- Ahead of expected recovery of the global tourism sector in late 2021 and beyond, Destination Uganda has kicked off a campaign to reposition herself as Africa’s most competitive...
KAMPALA, Uganda. December 28th 2020: In an effort to revamp mountain tourism in Uganda, UTB CEO, Lilly Ajarova, led a team of hikers on a 7-day fact-finding hike to Margherita Peak, Mt. Rwenzori's...
Kampala, 25 November 2020: MTV Africa and MTV Base announced the return of the continental flagship award show in 2021. The Iconic MTV Base celebration, MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA), which...
Kampala, Uganda: November 4th, 2020.  Stanbic Bank through its subsidiary the Business Incubator has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) to provide financial...
OCTOBER 1, 2020 – As of October 1, Uganda’s borders have reopened, and Entebbe International Airport (EBB) has resumed operations for international airlines following a 6-month closure during the...
Kampala, Uganda, September 30, 2020. The Minister of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities, Hon. Col. (Rtd) Tom R. Butime has inaugurated the 4th board of directors of the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB). The...
Fort Portal Tourism City, Uganda. 28 September 2020 – Uganda joined the rest of the world to celebrate the International World Tourism Day on 27th September 2020, with a call for increased...
Mbarara, Uganda. 19th Sept 2020 – The Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) through its Tourism product development and diversification programme has partnered with Agribusiness enterprises to support the...
Kampala, Uganda 18th Sept 2020 - The Uganda Tourism Board has today, flagged off Dominic Tugume who emerged out the 1st lucky winner for ‘’Take on the Pearl of Africa’’ digital led domestic tourism...

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