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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 highest point measuring 5,109 metres (16,762 ft)) tall.
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 showcases the ultimate in African culture, music, and creativity, will be held in a re-imagined virtual format in partnership with Uganda, The Pearl of Africa on February 20th 2021. The MTV Africa Music Awards Kampala 2021 will be broadcast on MTV Base (DStv Channel 322) and MTV (DStv Channel 130).
Kampala, Uganda: November 4th, 2020.
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).
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 height of the COVID-19 pandemic. All of Uganda’s national parks are open to international visitors as well. The reopening signals a return to business for Uganda’s tourism industry as international travelers are permitted to enter the country for leisure and business travel.
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 involvement of rural communities in the tourism value chain.
Held under the theme, “Tourism and Rural Development”, this year’s celebrations highlighted the benefits of including locals in tourism, especially the rural communities that host the various tourism attractions across the country.
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 development and promotion of Agro- Tourism across 18 regions and 51 districts in the Country.
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 campaign to Mbale, Eastern Uganda.
Compliance inspection for tourism facilities in Uganda kicks off
Kampala, Uganda. June 23, 2020. Uganda Tourism Board has today kicked off the inspection of hotels to ensure compliance of the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) put in place by the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities in the wake of COVID-19.