Press Releases

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...
Kampala, Uganda. August 3, 2020 - Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) and Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) have today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly promote “Destination Uganda” as a...
Kampala - July 30, 2020 – The Kabale Chief Magistrate’s Court yesterday sentenced Byamukama Felix to 11 years in prison for killing Rafiki the Silverback of Nkuringo Gorilla group and other wildlife...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kanungu - July 24, 2020 – The Minister of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities Hon. Tom  Butime has assured the public that Uganda’s national parks are safe to visit because the ...
July 11, 2020. Kampala, Uganda. Uganda has been ranked the sixth most popular destination in Africa for hosting international conferences and events in the 2019 statistics report released by the...
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...
Following the outbreak of Corona Virus (COVID-19) and the declaration of a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) by World Health Organization (WHO), the Government of the Republic...
In my opening address at this year’s 5th Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo (POATE) held in February, under the theme- Promoting Intra-African Travel, I told stakeholders that for Uganda to have a...

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