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Tourism

Curiosity Killed The Cat, Death of A Huye Leopard

Curiosity Killed The Cat, Death of A Huye Leopard

Curiosity killed the cat, they say, and for one unfortunate leopard this was literally true. Alexis Ndayambaje, a resident of Mukura in Huye, was incredulous when his child came rushing…

WTTC “Safe Travels” Stamps Mean Rwanda is Ready for Tourists – Clare Akamanzi

WTTC “Safe Travels” Stamps Mean Rwanda is Ready for Tourists – Clare Akamanzi

Rwanda has welcomed an endorsement by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), which put the country among the countries which are safe to travel to, as economies around the…

Hotel in Kigali Revives the Traditional ‘Igicaniro’

Hotel in Kigali Revives the Traditional ‘Igicaniro’

The night bonfire had a well-known phenomenon in the Rwandan culture, the father returned from activities surrounded the bonfire with his boys to tell them stories and teach them…

Rwanda’s Tourism Picking Up Following Reopening

Rwanda’s Tourism Picking Up Following Reopening

Rwanda Development Board (RDB), the government body charged with promoting tourism and investment, says the country’s tourism and hospitality industry is picking up following reopening more than a week…

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio Embarks on Saving the Mountain Gorillas

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio Embarks on Saving the Mountain Gorillas

American film actors Leonardo DiCaprio, Barry Jenkins have announced collaborating with Netflix on a movie version of the Oscar-nominated documentary “Virunga” The film documentary about the battle to save…

Rwanda Kick Starts Tourism with Promotional Permits to See Mountain Gorillas

Rwanda Kick Starts Tourism with Promotional Permits to See Mountain Gorillas

“Gorilla permits are now available for USD 200 for Rwandans and EAC nationals residing in Rwanda, and USD 500 for foreign residents,” reads part of the RDB Communique…

WTO Commends Rwanda’s Tourism Measures on COVID-19 Recovery

WTO Commends Rwanda’s Tourism Measures on COVID-19 Recovery

Zoritsa Urosevic, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Representative to the United Nations in Geneva has said that Rwanda’s measures of tourism recovery in the aftermath of COID-19 could…

Rwanda Launches Rwf 100Bn Economic Recovery Fund

Rwanda Launches Rwf 100Bn Economic Recovery Fund

As of July 1, 2020 eligible businesses will be able to apply for funding under the Economic Recovery Fund (ERF), a two-year facility established by the Government to cushion…

Rwandan Techies Bring New Digital Tourism Packages

Rwandan Techies Bring New Digital Tourism Packages

Private tech developers, tour and travel agencies among other stakeholders in the tourism industry have agreed that digital tourism is the new approach that will help the tourism sector to…

One Million Animals And Plant Species  Face Extinction Threats ─ Research

One Million Animals And Plant Species  Face Extinction Threats ─ Research

 The new research from Intergovernmental science-policy says one million plants and animal species will face extinction over the next ten years worldwide, if nothing is done to reverse the…

Rwanda’s Tourism Seeks Innovative Minds to Recover from Covid-19 Shock

Rwanda’s Tourism Seeks Innovative Minds to Recover from Covid-19 Shock

Rwandans with tech or innovative business solutions will this June have an opportunity to pitch their business ideas that could help the country’s tourism and hospitality sector recover from…

Canadian Firm Commits $50M for Youth In Tourism, Hospitality Sectors

Canadian Firm Commits $50M for Youth In Tourism, Hospitality Sectors

MasterCard­­­­ Foundation is committing $50 million to train youth in Rwanda for the tourism and hospitality sectors. The initiative “Hanga Ahazaza”, or plan for tomorrow is a five year project…