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The meaty side of climate change
Rwandan visual artists join the fight against climate change
Why we must all fight global warming
Here's the One Climate Change Deal the Trump Administration Might Back
Watchdog calls for transparency in climate change resilience projects
Beginning June this year, economically disadvantaged women farmers will start benefitting from a new initiative, Gender Climate Change Agriculture Support Programme (GCCASP). GCCASP was initiated by New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) and aims at empowering smallholder ...
President Paul Kagame has said that the pursuit of prosperity in Africa ought to be matched with efforts to mitigate climate change to ensure sustainability. ... Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, the Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Tanzania and Zambia.
Despite the business support for the Kigali Amendment, the deal could face headwind given Trump's disdain for climate change policy and his apparent desire to overturn anything that has Obama's stamp of approval on it. At the time the deal was negotiated, scientists said that it could prevent a 0.5°C ...
Pope Francis has said climate change is a challenge of “epochal proportions” and that the world must convert to clean fuel. “Civilisation requires ...
Climate change has always struck me as a western problem. ... Fortunately, and as always, the Rwandan government is already ahead of the game in ...
Tourism
Tembera u Rwanda: An expedition with customer service champions of 2017
Kagame delivers State of Nation address, opens Umushyikirano - VIDEO
Rwanda remarkable beyond genocide
Mapping the countries most reliant on aviation
Volleyball: Kirehe sign Barrack Rugira
Tourism decline in Africa, factors and influences
New art centre to ramp up Rwanda's conservation efforts
SMEs: The unavowed force behind Rwanda's tourism growth
Comment: Sustainability will drive social change
Rwanda aims to be 'smart nation'
Blue Planet to fuel responsible tourism focus in 2018, says Abta
Rwandan crowned Miss Africa first runner-up
Africa: Rwandan Crowned Miss Africa First Runner-Up
RDB targets more MICE revenue in 2018
UAE nationals granted visa-free entry to Rwanda
Rwanda's tourism: Optimism as we dive into 2018
2017 in Review: July to September
Last Inmate to vacate '1930' Prison in May
SPONSORED: 2017, a year Rwanda set a solid foundation for green growth
China's ivory ban good example for elephant conservation: Rwandan experts
Meet Gilbert Makelele, the man who sells Goma to tourists
Kick off 2018 with these unforgettable experiences after gorilla trekking in Rwanda
Rwanda Increases Gorillas Habitat by 27hectares
Over 200 register for Miss Rwanda auditions
Rwanda tourist attractions showcased at Dutch exhibition
Conservation body donates land to Volcanoes Park to expand habitat for gorillas
Rwanda Tourist Attractions Showcased At Dutch Exhibition
Wildlife foundation donates land to Rwanda national park to help with gorilla conservation
Countries Busy Downsizing Parks, Rwanda Expanding – Mkapa
PHOTOS: Expanded mountain gorilla habitat 'to boost tourism'
RWANDA-MUSANZE-LAND-DONATION-GORILLA CONSERVATION
Rwanda predicts mountain gorilla numbers are up, ahead of census
Rwanda: Miss Rwanda - What to Expect This Year
New destinations at Matka Nordic Travel Fair 2018 – exoticism even for the most seasoned traveller
A bright future for Rwanda's mountain gorillas and adjacent communities
Rwanda: More Land for Growing Gorilla Population in Rwanda
China hopes to strengthen exchanges with Rwanda: FM
Rwandan tour operator is linking tourism with community development
Singita to expand into Rwanda
As gorilla tourism grows, one Rwandan town is reaping the benefits
Rwanda to Invest $180M in Gorilla Habitat Expansion
French investors in Rwanda to explore business opportunities
Off-limits no more: Why you should visit these countries with a bad reputation
Art is now the biggest trend in Rwanda's tourism industry
UAE's 'Green Sheikh' Explores Rwanda's Tourism Opportunities
Volleyball: Father Kayumba memorial tourney set for Feb.
New envoys pledge to strengthen bilateral relations with Rwanda
Rwanda: The Country of a Thousand Hills
RDB: Rwanda registered investments worth $1.6bn, in 2017
Rwanda attracts 1 bln USD foreign direct investment in 2017: official
RwandAir's planned flights to China will spur trade and tourism - business leaders
Investments in Rwanda increase by over $500m
Rwanda reaps big from hidden gem: The rising number of its gorillas
From Kigali, Africa Hotel Investment Forum goes to Nairobi
Six teams for Gisagara pre-season V-ball tournament
[Editorial] Tour operators should spread their wings even further
Detour to Rubavu
Agro-tourism slowly taking root around the Virunga massif
Rwanda debuts at Northern Europe's biggest travel fair
Land donation enlarges Rwanda's gorilla protection zone
Rwanda: Land Donation Enlarges Rwanda's Gorilla Protection Zone
Sights set on summer destinations at Matka Nordic Travel Fair 2018
VIDEO: From Kigali to the jungles of the Virunga massif
Rwanda expands gorilla home
Zim targets Rwanda
SPONSORED: BOOST FOR MKUR HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM MANAGEMENT TRAINING
Rwanda to Keep Accommodative Rate Stance Due to Weak Inflation
Are tourists with disabilities given the short end of the stick?
Rwanda Renaissance to focus on MICE and Religious Tourism for the Indian market
Siemens to Bid for Isaka – Kigali Railway Project
Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda expands gorilla habitat
Homestays and village walks taking root in Rwanda
VIDEO: Presidents Kagame, Trump meet in Davos
Kagame, Trump discuss trade and bilateral ties
How Rwandan twins are proving they are not just multiple births
How community-based programmes help in conservation around Virunga massif
Six Hours with President Kagame-Memoirs of Akagera Guide
Gorilla habitat expanded in Rwanda's famed Volcanoes National Park
Airfare to Decrease by 25% at Single African Air Transport Market
Volleyball: REG, Gisagara clash in Heroes Day final
African Union launches initiative to open skies
Africa Hotel Expansion Summit coming to Ethiopia next month
Africa Hotel Expansion Summit coming to Ethiopia next month
East and West Africa already have common passports and open-visa policies
Red Rocks Cultural Centre: the spirit of adventure
IMC's 2nd Health Tourism Conclave in the vanguard of availing opportunities
Men's Volleyball league starts today
How lions, rhinos added extra edge to Akagera Park
Rwanda: More research needed to inform conservation management
Count on us during Rwanda's AU chairmanship – Ethiopian envoy
Rwanda: Men's Volleyball League Starts
Rwanda: Miss Rwanda 2018 - Journey to the Boot Camp
Rwanda: Government to Build 14 Vocational Schools
Gisagara off to winning start in volleyball league
Rwanda records US$1.67bn in investments in 2017
Could golf be the new tourism frontier for Rwanda?
Rwanda: Could Golf Be the New Tourism Frontier for Rwanda?
How Kenya's New Standard Gauge Railway Is Impacting Safari Tourism
African Renaissance: A long dream turning into reality?
Lots of Economic Benefits Could Come From Sport Tourism in Africa
Chinese envoy lauds China-Rwanda relations as "historic significance"
Chinese envoy lauds China-Rwanda relations as 'historic significance'
Spring Festival fete: Chinese envoy commits to strengthen bilateral ties
PHOTOS: The rise and rise of Rwanda cycling
East Africa arrivals lift Kenya's tourism under open travel
Uganda to host 4th tourism expo
Tourism to earn Shs 10 trillion by 2020
Gisagara maintain unbeaten run
Rwanda: The Rise and Rise of Rwanda Cycling
'Remove Culture and Tourism from Ministry of Information'
The SGR presents an immense opportunity for Rwanda, region
RwandAir to start flights to Abuja, Cape Town
Open visa scheme benefits Kenya in East African intra-tourism visits
RwandAir heads to Cape Town, via Harare, four times a week
Zimbabwe announces new visa regime
RwandAir launch of direct route to Cape Town expected to boost tourism, trade and investment
Kayumba memorial tournament gets underway today
Frequently Asked Questions
UTB, APR crowned Kayumba Memorial champions
'Learn from Rwanda ease of doing business'
BRD and I&M Bank secure Rwf25bn to finance SMEs
Rwanda to Issue Mining Licenses to Boost Investment by a Fifth
Amahoro Tours' Bakunzi set for another Top 100 Green Destinations award
Busy skies over Kigali
European Investment Bank confirms new EUR 24 million backing for private sector investment in ...
Zambia and Rwanda to strength Bilateral ties
Jambojet to start flights to Rwanda, Burundi, Somalia and S Sudan
Rwanda's Bisate Lodge Ranked among World's Best New Hotels
Tourism sector poised for boon
Kenya, Uganda seek to deepen tourism cooperation
Uganda's Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo draws 200 exhibitors from 14 countries
V-ball: Battle of giants as trio faceoff
Miss Rwanda 2018 finale is on today
With golf, our tourism can actually tee off to better greens
Iradukunda Liliane from Western Province Crowned Miss Rwanda 2018
Iradukunda says Miss Rwanda crown a dream come true
Rwanda: Iradukunda Says Miss Rwanda Crown a Dream Come True
Lead with the same vision- Kagame
Gisagara keep unbeaten run in volleyball league
Leonardo fleet grows in Rwanda with delivery of two AW119Kx
Leonardo Delivers AW119Kx Helicopters to Rwanda
Up close and personal with Miss Rwanda 2018
PHOTOS: Kagame inaugurates hotel in Nyagatare
Rwanda: Kagame Inaugurates Hotel in Nyagatare
Rwanda: Up Close and Personal With Miss Rwanda 2018
World Wildlife Day: massive tree-planting project launched in Rwanda
Japanese investors explore opportunities in Rwanda
Incredible transformation of a former war zone
African Tourism faces obstacles ahead of ITB exhibition
Chinese official pledges to rally tourists to Rwanda
Business Destinations counts down its Top 10 for Spring 2018
Red Rocks Rwanda's Abdoul on pursuing a career in tourism
AviaDev delivers a new route between Cape Town and Kigali
From Burundi to Holland: Nsavyingaji uses his travels to give back to society
Gorilla Trekking in Uganda, Rwanda & DRCongo a sure way to support Ecotourism
Gisagara VC start preps for African Club Championships
Rwanda, UAE enter education partnership
Rwanda and UAE are natural partners
Kigali ripe for an animal sanctuary
Rwanda, UAE enter education partnership
Rwanda, UAE Enter Education Partnership
UAE, Rwanda committed to cooperation
Musanze: A tale of a city that epitomises Rwanda's story
Kenya's political heirs humbled by 'brotherhood' once again
The Caves That Sheltered Genocide Victims Now Bring Hope to Rwanda
Rwanda can be a $20bn economy by 2025
Why are Luxury Hotel Brands Opening in Montenegro and Rwanda but Not Croatia?
Humans of Ohio Steal the Spotlight in Dogs of Rwanda
Rwanda: Real Estate Propels Service Sector Growth
Real estate propels service sector growth
ITB Berlin: Rwanda voted Top Green Destination in Africa
Friends of Baseball: promoting baseball in Rwanda
Rwanda's capital bans mosques from using loudspeakers during Muslim call to prayer
Kenya targets 4 million annual tourists
Youth urged to explore opportunities presented by the local exchange
Gisagara continue winning streak in volleyball league
City Shuts Down as Kigali Hosts AU Summit
Entebbe beats Kigali in inter-club golf championship
Uganda's Tourism Revenue Figures
Africa's free-trade future
Embrace foreign nationals, don't fear job losses: Ramaphosa
Ramaphosa urges South Africans to welcome foreign nationals
Mastercard Foundation to spend $100m in Rwanda to help create jobs
Free movement protocol good for SA- Ramaphosa
Presidents applauded for signing Kigali pact
Cornell SC Johnson to train young Rwandans in hospitality industry
Cornell SC Johnson College of Business Partners with the Mastercard Foundation on Educational ...
Mastercard invest USD 100 mn in Rwanda to generate employment
Rwanda: Mastercard Foundation commits $100m to curb unemployment
Experts weigh in on continental trade deal
Rwanda's economy to grow by 7.2% in 2018
Kigali city says road upgrades will ease traffic during major meetings
Ramaphosa suggests cryptocurrency for Africa
When Kigali stood still it was easy to see why it works
Rwanda: Potential Impact of Projected 7.2 Per Cent Economic Growth
Rwanda should be America's next great trade partner
New Rwf23bn project to revamp water transport, boost cross-border trade
Rwanda: I Cannot Wait to Build Rwanda Campus - Ellen Degeneres
Rwanda, Nigeria sign deal to boost air transport
Nigeria: Rwanda, Nigeria Sign Deal to Boost Air Transport
I cannot wait to build Rwanda Campus – Ellen DeGeneres
Nigeria, Rwanda Sign Deal To Boost Air Transport
Nigeria, Rwanda sign BASA
Business School to Offer Resources to Rwandan Students in Hospitality Industry
Rwandan students take on conservation in debates
Mozambique, Kenya sign MoU to boost cooperation on trade and investment
How Rwanda's Volcanoes National Park won Africa's Top Green Destination award
Mozambique, Kenya sign MoU to boost cooperation on trade and investment
Open skies will open doors for African tourism
UK journalists pledge to market Zimbabwe
Yale School of Management
Climbing Over Rocks, Holding on to Vines and Then, at Last, Gorillas
Rwanda Airline sets To Operate Abuja Route with A Maiden Flight
Three African countries push for sustainable gorilla conservation
WORD HAS IT...
Visually impaired children from India stage thrilling performance in Kigali
Rwanda President Kagame names new Finance Minister in Cabinet reshuffle
Rwanda's president names new finance minister in reshuffle
Rwanda's unlikely transformation is one you should see
Rwanda's president names new finance minister in cabinet reshuffle
Rwanda's president names new finance minister in reshuffle
Rwanda's president names new finance minister in reshuffle
Cornell University to provide hospitality training to Rwandans
Tanzania: Premier Counsels Dar's Envoys to Kigali, Moscow
How Kisoro's Ingabire is keeping her deceased mum's legacy of compassion alive
Being a member of the Mubare (or M-group), the first habituated gorilla group in Uganda to be introduced to tourism 25 years ago this month, Kanyongi is a fitting mascot for the company. “I knew him since he was born 20 years ago,” recalls Gladys fondly. “He was a playful silverback who always liked ...
“He was a playful silverback who always liked interacting with tourists.” Sadly, Kanyongi died earlier this year following a fight with a rival silverback, but his legacy continues – in both the cups of steaming espresso brewed in Entebbe and the continuing success of gorilla tourism in this East African ...
Sadly, Kanyongi died earlier this year following a fight with a rival silverback, but his legacy continues - in both the cups of steaming espresso brewed in Entebbe and the continuing success of gorilla tourism in this East African country. Along with neighbouring Rwanda and the DRC, Uganda is home to ...
Rwanda Cycling Cup will keep being upgraded, and get more exciting for fans and more competitive for cyclists. Clubs will be inspired to organize local cycling events in their own home districts and regions. The federation will work with organizers to land sponsors. From 2019, Tour du Rwanda will be ...
Travelling across three countries, the globetrotting Madorasindahouse & Mashariki Music will bring Floyd Lavine and a slew of East Africa's finest ambassadors of electronic music to Kenya, Uganda, and Rwanda from 31 May – 2 June. Kicking off at Nairobi's The Mirage Towers [Waiyaki Way] (31 May), ...
Wilson holds an Associate's Degree in Travel and Tourism from City University of New York, Bachelor of Science degree in Hotel and Tourism Administration and Master of Science degree in Tourism Management from New York University. He is an ... They are currently based in Rwanda, East Africa.
Rwanda has been a champion of tourism and wildlife protection. For instance, the government has initiated a 10% share of all benefits from tourism revenues to surrounding communities – a policy that has significantly reduced the number of poachers to National Parks. In November last year, President ...
Airbnb, which has helped spur tourism growth in many regions of the world, said Tuesday it was creating an office of healthy tourism to tackle ... World Tourism Organization; Rosette Rugamba, managing director of Songa Africa and Amakoro Lodge and former Director General of Rwanda Tourism; and ...
The board will also include Taleb Rifai, a former secretary-general of the UN World Tourism Organisation, David Scowsill, a former chief executive of the World Travel and Tourism Council, and Rosette Rugamba, a former director-general of tourism in Rwanda. Mr Carr's appointment follows a meeting ...
In the World Bank Group report Doing Business 2017, Rwanda ranked 56th out of 190 countries' economies in ease of doing business further encouraging investor confidence. The country's economic pillars that include tourism, manufacturing, retail and wholesale and mining are also projected to ...
Taleb Rifai, the former secretary general of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) is joining the tourism board, alongside Rosette Rugama, MD of Songa Africa and Amakoro Lodge, and former director general of Rwanda Tourism. Rifai said in a statement: “I am thrilled and excited to ...
The effort will be led by a Tourism Advisory Board, made up of four members with backgrounds in tourism, foreign affairs and conservation — former Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr, former deputy CEO of tourism and conservation for the Rwanda Development Board Rosette Rugamba; former head ...
Last year, at least three Rwandan startups participated in the inaugural programme. The two-week intensive course is targeting entrepreneurs in developing countries who are operating technology related businesses in the e-commerce, logistics, big data, and tourism sectors. “The programme will ...
Airbnb launched the Office of Healthy Tourism, an initiative to drive local, authentic and sustainable tourism in countries and cities across the globe and .... Rosette Rugamba, Managing Director of Songa Africa and Amakoro Lodge and former Director General of Rwanda Tourism; Professor the Hon Bob ...
Taleb Rifai, the former Secretary-General of the United Nations World Tourism Organization. – Rosette Rugamba, Managing Director of Songa Africa and Amakoro Lodge and former Director General of Rwanda Tourism and National Parks. – David Scowsill, Chief Executive of EON Reality Inc. and ...
Airbnb launched the Office of Healthy Tourism, an initiative to drive local, authentic and sustainable tourism in countries and cities across the globe. .... General of Rwanda Tourism; Professor the Hon Bob Carr, the former Foreign Affairs Minister for Australia and former Premier of New South Wales.
Rwanda Development Board showcased the country's travel and tourism attractions at this year's China's Outbound Travel and Tourism Market which closed yesterday. China Outbound Travel and Tourism Market is a leading travel trade show in the Asian nation. The tourism fair attracts over 4,300 ...
These businesses should be in the logistics, e-commerce, tourism sector, and big data. United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) is one of the co-organizers of the initiative. Selected African entrepreneurs will have an opportunity to attend a 2-weeks course on e-commerce in ...
Prime Minister Edouard Ngirente has received the inaugural award by the World Tours and Tourism Council (WTTC), today in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The award, received on behalf of President Paul Kagame, recognize the remarkable progress the sector has made in Rwanda, according to Clare ...
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has today formed his new cabinet members. The Prime minister presented sixteen names, of which ten are new names for ministerial positions, while the six were recycled from one ministry to another. However, all members of Parliament who were given the chance to ask ...
The team comprising of national and county leaders and co-chaired by governor Mike Sonko and Tourism Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala last week met with President Uhuru Kenyatta at State House and agreed that garbage would be cleared from all the 85 electoral wards in Nairobi within 30 days and ...
This is not the first time that Rwanda's tourism attractions have featured prominently in global rankings and publications. Among those that have featured and ranked Rwanda prominently in recent years include Wanderlust, a top British travel magazine, in recognition of the diverse attractions, New York ...
“One of the key activities for the 14th Kwita Izina is the hosted familiarization trip for international tour operators and media. It is our opportunity to showcase Rwanda's diverse tourism attractions and unique cultural heritage that makes Rwanda a must-see destination,” the Rwanda Development Board ...
For years, Rwanda's tourism potential was not fully exploited despite its unique natural attractions. Even the rare mountain gorillas, assets that it shares with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Uganda, were not given the attention they deserved until the arrival of primatologist, Diane Fossey.
Rwanda has been awarded the inaugural Global Tourism Leadership Award by the World Tours and Tourism Council (WTTC). Prime Minister Edouard Ngirente received the award Wednesday at the Global Tourism summit in Argentina's capital of Buenos Aires. The award is in recognition of the ...
Rwanda now welcomes a million tourists a year. Travel & Tourism represents 13% of the country's GDP and 11% of employment. And sustainability is at the heart of tourism growth. Initiatives to protect the country's unique Gorilla population, while generating significant income from the visitors they attract ...
When Lagos stepped up tourism promotion with MICE agenda ... The recently concluded Lagos Tourism Summit, held at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos was a big statement in the anal of the Lagos State, with ... Ghana, Kenya and Rwanda are crediting the industry for the growth of Tourism in 2017.
On the final day of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Global Summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina, held on April 18 and 19, former presidents, global ... Tourism in Costa Rica benefits lower income households and women. ... Communities near National Parks in Rwanda get 10% of earnings.
I came to Rwanda with a production company filming Rwanda: The Royal Tour, a travel documentary that will air on PBS on April 26. The Royal Tour series was created by Peter Greenberg, the CBS travel editor who convinces heads of state like Jordan's King Abdullah and leaders like Israeli prime ...
Gorilla trekking in the Virunga National Park has been named among the top tour and travel experiences by World's Best Travel Bucket List Experiences, a renowned travel website. In compiling the list, the outlet sought inputs from over 800 leading travel agencies and professionals. Gorilla trekking ...
The award is in recognition of the country's gains in the tourism sector, according to Clare Akamazi, the chief executive of Rwanda Development Board. Ngirente is leading a Rwandan delegation that includes Akamanzi to the summit. "Rwanda received the inaugural Global Tourism Leadership Award ...
In 2014, Rwanda developed the Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Events (MICE) strategy that seeks to make the country a top tourism and conference hub. Rwanda has in recent years hosted major international summits and meetings including; World Economic Forum for Africa, African Union ...
Regional culinary competition, Gorilla Highlands Silverchef, competition will for the first time take place in Kigali, on Saturday April 28, at the Kigali Marriott Hotel, bringing together 16 chefs from Rwanda, Uganda and Congo,. Tourism, conservation, media and development professionals from the three ...
This is no doubt a huge opportunity for Rwanda, a country that has placed huge bets on conference tourism and invested a lot in terms of infrastructure and branding in order to attract the same. Imagine hosting 53 heads of government in this Kigali that we have all grown to love. Many will immediately ...
Last week, shortly after spending two weeks at “the site called Mu Rwintare and near Musaho Bay” in Rutsiro District, Maurice Mugabowagahunde, a research expert at the Institute of National Museums of Rwanda (INMR), shed light on the story of the long buried German military boat and agreed there ...
In honour of Rwanda's tremendous efforts to persistently promote and protect her natural resources to achieve even more sustainability and conservation, Rwanda's tourism sector has been awarded the Global Tourism Leadership Award from the World Tours and Tourism Council (WTTC). At the World ...
Gisagara beat KVC and UNIK 3-2 and 3-2 to extend their points to 32 and to go top of the table, ahead of University of Tourism Technology and Business Studies (UTB) who lost 3-0 to Rwanda Energy Group (REG) 3-0 and beat APR 3-2. The results mean UTB dropped to second place with 31 points, ...
Airbnb has launched the Office of Healthy Tourism, an initiative to drive local, authentic and sustainable tourism in countries and cities across the globe. ... of World Travel & Tourism Council, David Scowsill; former secretary general of the WTO, Taleb Rifai; former director general of Rwanda Tourism, ...
... the former President and CEO of the World Travel & Tourism Council; Taleb Rifai, the former Secretary General of the United Nations World Tourism Organization; Rosette Rugamba, the former Director General of Rwanda Tourism; and the Hon. Bob Carr, the former Foreign Affairs Minister for Australia ...
According to Uko, countries like Ghana, Kenya and Rwanda have already adopted MICE, which he pointed out was creating growth in their domains. He added: “Today, if you notice, most events are heading to Kigali and Accra. With the new airport in VICTORIA Falls and the exit of Uncle Bob Mugabe, ...
President Paul Kagame last night attended the premiere of the documentary, Rwanda Royal Tour, an event that took place in Chicago, United States. The documentary features Rwanda's tourist attractions with the Head of State playing the role of tour guide. The documentary was shot late last year from ...
A tourism documentary 'Rwanda-The Royal Tour' with President Paul Kagame as the guide yesterday premiered in the state of Chicago, USA attracting global personalities and enthusiasm from global viewers. Released for the first time, the film was documented by renowned American travel ...
By Joseph Ondiek. At his Abien Arts Center in Kacyiru, a Kigali suburb, Fabien Akimana is busy with his paints and brush, creating exquisite pieces of abstract acrylics on canvas. However, he decries the low season as tourists, who mostly purchase art products, are nowhere in sight. But he says this is ...
Honoured to host the next Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) to be held in 2020, Rwanda will be the next nation in East Africa to host the Commonwealth Summit after 2007 CHOGM held in Uganda. Rising as Africa's unique tourist destination by its gorilla and nature conservation ...
Uganda and Rwanda tightly control the number of tourists who trek to see gorillas, releasing just eight permits per gorilla family per day. In Rwanda, a single permit now costs $1,500, yet they still sell out. And mountain gorillas have become one of responsible tourism's conservation success stories.
Forests also provide the foundation for Rwanda's tourism opportunities, which are targeted to generate over US$ 600 million by 2020. Rwanda's forests also protect watersheds, downstream wetlands and support agriculture. However, due to dense and rapidly increasing population on a fragile land ...
President Paul Kagame has said that Rwanda's goals in tourism and conservation go beyond increasing visitors and revenues to ensuring that the benefits are sustainable and shared by citizens. Kagame was speaking about the documentary film “Rwanda: The Royal Tour” which premiered at the ...
"We need to regularly take stock of them and knowing how many they are, that gives us an opportunity to come up with practical action plans for improved conservation of this mountain gorilla," said John Justice Tibesigwa, a senior warden in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. In Rwanda, where tourism ...
NEW YORK, April 25, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The documentary film Rwanda: The Royal Tour premiered last night at New York's legendary Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. The evening featured special guest, the President of Rwanda, Paul Kagame. Also present was the documentary's ...
Marriott International tops this year's table for the most planned new hotel rooms under construction in Africa, according to the influential annual hotel pipeline survey by W Hospitality Group. Details of the report will be one of the key discussions at the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF), which the ...
Up to a million people are estimated to have been killed during the unrest and the genocide that followed. Though this war ended over 20 years ago, for many it's still the first thing that springs to mind when Rwanda is mentioned, deterring some potential visitors. Today, the landscape in Rwanda is very ...
A gorilla tracking permit costs a tourist up to $600, and last year thousands paid for the opportunity to see the primates in their natural habitat. ... In Rwanda, where tourism is the top foreign exchange earner, the country has prioritised the protection of its gorillas in a public way, even launching a naming ...
'Rwanda: The Royal Tour' premier excites: For a week, President Paul Kagame of Rwanda took renowned travel documentary maker, Peter ... until June to sign on to the new Rwanda Forex Bureau Association Information System (RFBAIS), according to their Chairperson, Zephania Muhigi. TOURISM
Asked what her choice would be between hotel and homestay, Florence Mwashimba, the founder of Kigali Farmers and Artisans Market says, “It depends. I like my privacy, so if money is not an issue, I'd go to a hotel. If I'm in a foreign country I don't have to worry about food, electricity, water, and laundry ...
After two successful screenings in Chicago and New York, the long awaited travel documentary 'Rwanda-The Royal Tour' is finally coming to Kigali. Both mainstream and social media have been awash with pictures and behind-the-scenes clips that only left Rwandans yearning for more. In the US, the ...
Last evening, the much-awaited documentary, “Rwanda: The Royal Tour”, was aired by the national television. President Paul Kagame gave producer Peter Greenberg a personal guided tour to all corners of the country, showing off what this country has to offer. From the diversity of its flora and fauna, ...
Dr. Tombora Gustave, the Deputy Vice Chancellor of Rwanda's University of Tourism and Business Studies (UTB), says that government should establish an independent national research council to primarily guide policy makers and decisions. “Universities now compete for research grants through ...
The Gisagara based side leads the league table with 32 points, one point ahead of University of Tourism, Technology and Business Studies (UTB) which is in second place. Others matches today will pit UTB against Kigali Volleyball at Amahoro indoor Stadium. In the women league, defending ...
Indeed, the documentary will significantly boost Rwanda's efforts of increasing its share of the international tourism cake which forms 11 percent of global GDP as the film will certainly introduce more American TV viewers to Rwanda, creating a market for RwandAir which is eyeing direct flights to New ...
The Royal Tour documentary by PBS's Peter Greenberg that features President Paul Kagame as an amiable and knowledgeable tour guide is arguably the best thing that Rwandans and friends of Rwanda may have watched in the recent past. The trailer to the documentary had nearly everyone so ...
The 'Young Africa Works', which was officially unveiled in Kigali will particularly see the foundation invest USD100 million in Rwanda for the next five years. .... Hanga Ahazaza aligns with Rwanda's goal to build a globally competitive tourism and hospitality industry, which is projected to create 150,000 ...
Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Rwanda has bagged the World Travel and Tourism Council's inaugural Global Leadership Award for its efforts to put tourism at the centre of economic and social development. The award, received on behalf of the country by Prime Minister, Edouard Ngirente, ...
Rwanda Energy Group volleyball club booked their place after winning over University of Kibungo (UNIK) and IPRC-South. Gisagara finished the two rounds with 38 points, followed by UTB with 37, while REG are on third place with 36 points. Former champions APR finished fourth with 31 points.
The competition attracted 16 chefs from the three countries with Rwanda, the host country, having the majority, with 8 chefs, Uganda 7 and one from ... including a representative from Rwanda Development Board, Uganda Tourism Board, a representative from Congo, GH Silverchef competition 2017 ...
TOUR Operators and Hoteliers in East Africa will now benefit from huge loans disbursed by the Commercial Bank of Africa (CBA), which intends to boost the travel and hospitality industries in Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and South-Sudan. The timely decision by CBA comes just as Tanzania ...
A Penryn business has had the opportunity to showcase its abilities at the very highest level. Clear Mapping Co was commissioned to create a special edition poster map for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM). Featuring some of London's most iconic landmarks including ...
Last week I was most fortunate to be among the 250 invited guests at the New York City preview of the new documentary Rwanda: The Royal Tour by director Peter Greenberg. New York audiences are typically, highly skeptical but this documentary and the interaction between Peter Greenberg and H.E. ...
Caroline Robinson and her award-winning team from Clear Mapping Co have just had the opportunity to showcase their illustrative ability at the very highest level after being commissioned to create a special edition poster map for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM). Featuring ...
Last week, Roméo Dallaire attended a screening of Rwanda -- The Royal Tour in Chicago. The tourism documentary criss-crosses that country with Paul Kagame and the Rwandan dictator was on hand for the premiere. Six months ago Dallaire met Rwanda's war criminal defence minister, James ...
In Kenya, Rwanda, Senegal, and South Africa, the ICT sector is flourishing. In Rwanda, tourism is now the single largest export activity, accounting for about 30 percent of total exports. Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, and Senegal are all integrated into global horticultural value chains, and Ethiopia has become ...
He's gone from shaking hands with the devil to promoting Africa's most bloodstained ruler. Last week Roméo Dallaire attended a screening of Rwanda — The Royal Tour in Chicago. The tourism documentary criss-crosses that country with Paul Kagame and the Rwandan dictator was on hand for the ...
Gorilla tourism remains the backbone of Rwanda's tourism and conservation industry. In the last nine years, gorilla tourism has generated 107 million U.S. dollars to Rwanda, said RDB in January. From 2006 to 2017, over 298,000 tourists have visited the Volcanoes National Park, said RDB.
In Kenya, Rwanda, Senegal, and South Africa, the ICT sector is flourishing. In Rwanda, tourism is now the single largest export activity, accounting for about 30 per cent of total exports. Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, and Senegal are all integrated into global horticultural value chains, and Ethiopia has become ...
Fidele Nyirimana's side take on APR this morning ( from 10am) while REG Volleyball Club will be up against University of Tourism Technology and ... “The target is to win all our matches which will help us edge closer to retaining the title,” former Rwanda international Nyirimana told Saturday Sport on ...
People come to Rwanda not only for investment but also for meetings and seminars and for holidays with its uniqueness of endangered mountain gorillas, said Kaberuka. Gorilla tourism remains the backbone of Rwanda's tourism and conservation industry. In the last nine years, gorilla tourism has ...
Hundreds of Gor Mahia fans have embarked on a 1,200km road trip to Kigali, Rwanda ahead for the team's encounter with Rayon Sport in a group stage match of Caf Confederation Cup on Sunday. In what should also be a classic case of sports tourism, most of these fans commenced the 36 hour road ...
In recent years, brands have been using “influencers” as the face of their advertisements. Influencers' endorsed opinions about products, are shared on social media platforms, to help spread viral conversations about brands online. These people are generally known as social media influencers, and ...
The Government of Rwanda and Trademark East Africa have undertaken a project to set up four cargo and passenger ports at Lake Kivu, a move intended to develop trade, maritime transport and tourism around the lake, government officials have said. The Rwf22 billion project which will be built in the ...
The new documentary film Rwanda: The Royal Tour, is the talk of the town. The one-hour film features President Paul Kagame showcasing key attractions, and tour operators are optimistic his efforts to promote Rwanda will go a long way in making the country a destination of choice for high-end tourists ...
In the last nine years, gorilla tourism has generated 107 million dollars to Rwanda, said RDB in January. From 2006 to 2017, over 298,000 tourists have visited the Volcanoes National Park, said RDB.Good governance contributes to Rwanda's economic performance, Kaberuka said, adding that the ...
In another semi-final clash, second-placed Rwanda Energy Group (REG) overcame University of Tourism Technology and Business Studies (UTB) in a four-set thriller at Amahoro stadium. editorial@newtimes.co.rw. SnapshotsMust Reads. News · Customs authorities need more capacity – Ngirente.
We will build on lessons learnt from today's game to prepare for Game 2 at home." In another semi-final clash, second-placed Rwanda Energy Group (REG) overcame University of Tourism Technology and Business Studies (UTB) in a four-set thriller at Amahoro stadium. Saturday. Gisagara 3 -0 APR.
The Lagos State Government has expressed its desire to strengthen investment in tourism infrastructure to unearth all tourism goldmines for Lagos' prosperity and project the State as a global brand. Disclosing this at the ongoing Y2018 Ministerial Press Briefing held at Bagauda Kaltho Press Centre, ...
The secret of Rwanda's economic miracle 24 years after the genocide .... The services sector is also doing great especially tourism and construction ...
Rwanda's growing hospitality industry is set to benefit from Mastercard's ... “Working together, we will support small businesses in the tourism and ...
Cape Town has long been Airbnb's most popular African destination, but that lead is slipping as tourists make bolder moves to undiscovered spots on ...
Private development finance institution GroFin has partnered with Mastercard Foundation to support small businesses and entrepreneurs in the tourism and hospitality sector through increased access to financial services and capacity building. Mastercard's five-year initiative dubbed Hanga Ahazaza is ...
It will also support development of public transport system, especially in the city of Kigali, as well as that of the tourism sector as it targets to become a hub for hosting international conferences and meeting under the country's MICE strategy. Improving access to healthcare and fighting malnutrition are the ...
The association meetings organized by Rwanda included several high-level conferences such as Africa Organization for Research and Training in Cancer (AORTIC), Board Meeting of the Global Fund (BMGF), Annual Tourism Conference of the Africa Travel Association (ATA) and Annual General ...
Air Djibouti, and Djibouti tourism sector are currently exhibiting their investment opportunities at the 2018 Transform Africa Summit (TAS2018) which kicked off from May 7th to 10th 2018 in Kigali. Both Rwanda and Djibouti enjoy cordial bilateral relations and both President Paul Kagame and his ...
Rwanda, and its capital city of Kigali, have been ranked the third most popular ... Tourism is the country's largest foreign exchange earner and MICE is ...
“However, as per the report, bed occupancy rates in Kigali recorded a ... Kenya's tourism performance in election years has been low due to fear of ...
Kenya has scaled down participation in tourism fairs across the world, ... by East African Community neighbours Rwanda, Tanzania and Rwanda and ...
The Rwandan stand has scooped a silver award at Africa's Travel Indaba, a premier tourism exhibition held annually in South Africa. Indaba is one of ...
For many first time travelers to Rwanda, a visit to a Genocide memorial site is top of the itinerary, before embarking on other activities. Others prefer to save this trip to the memorial for last, before embarking on the journey back home. Either way, it is the best way to learn firsthand about the events leading ...
Rwanda recorded 28,308 delegates in 2017, up from 23,804 in 2016. Tourism is the country's largest foreign exchange earner and MICE is playing an important role in its growth, bringing in 15 per cent of all tourism revenue. MICE tourism contributed $42 million in 2017. We aim to increase it to $74 ...
The body ranked Rwanda, and specifically Kigali, third continentally, ... Tourism is the country's largest foreign exchange earner and MICE is playing ...
This indaba is an important one for Africa's growing tourism sector. ... Just like how Japan had rebuilt itself after World War Two, Rwanda's path to ...
Last year, Rwanda development board announced plans on boosting its tourism sector with the growth of potential of golf as a new tourism product.
Kenya has scaled down participation in tourism fairs across the world, saying the shows were not adding value to its growth strategy. ... undertaken on many tourism trade fairs, Indaba included," said Mr Mulei on the non-appearance at the event attended by East African Community neighbours Rwanda, ...
She also said that the 'youth eco-brigades', as the groups are being dubbed in the ministry's planning, will take on work in the area of greening and beautification of Kigali city and six secondary cities across the country, management of related tourism sites, and mobilise financial support for their green ...
Rwanda: Government Mulls 'Youth Brigades' to Fight Environmental ... management of related tourism sites, and mobilise financial support for their ...
... earlier told CNN there was a "kidnap" situation involving foreign tourists. ... the biggest draw for tourists who venture across the border from Rwanda.
(CNN) -- Foreign tourists have been involved in a potential kidnapping ... the biggest draw for tourists to venture across the border from Rwanda.
... the park's many prized inhabitants — never to mention the greatest draw for tourists to opportunity on the other side of the border from Rwanda.
Stretching across 3,000 miles of verdant savannah along the Rwandan and Ugandan borders, the Virunga National Park is home to between a ...
Primate tourism is well-established in Uganda and Rwanda. Exactly one year ago, Rwanda doubled the cost of permits to visit mountain gorillas from ...
Organised by Smart Africa in partnership with Kigali Golf Club and ... of the occasion and promised to continue promoting golf tourism in the country.
Rwanda Energy Group (REG) have their sights firmly set on the playoff games finals when they take on University of Tourism Technology and ...
The new ambassadors from Norway, Cyprus, Somalia, Poland, Rwanda ... Areas which could be beneficial to Zimbabwe such as tourism, education, ...
Rwanda Investigation Bureau challenged on professionalism, humility ... One of the reasons for the increase in revenue in tourism is Rwanda focusing ...
Rwanda Energy Group (REG) overpowered University of Tourism Technology and Business Studies (UTB) in four sets on Saturday night at Petit Stade ...
As a signatory to the Convention on wetlands, popularly known as 'the Ramsar Convention', Rwanda conserves swamps, also referred to as wetlands, ...
The country may not necessarily follow the Rwandan model to the dot but the meetings had presented the country with a working case study.
According to the world's leading African travel experts, these are most ... of reviving gorilla and chimpanzee tourism in Uganda and Rwanda since ...
The suspension comes one day after the release of two British travelers and a ... There's no word yet on when the park will be reopened to travelers. ... oldest, covering 3,000 square miles on the border with Uganda and Rwanda.
Gorillas and Chimpanzees are the most attractive animals pulling thousands of tourists to Rwanda and Uganda with high protection from governments ...
More than 175 rangers have died protecting the park, which is in the rugged mountains and volcanic plains adjacent to Rwanda and Uganda.
ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Rangers said on Tuesday they had stopped tourists entering Democratic Republic of Congo's Virunga National Park during ...
Located in the Northern Province, the 63 kilometer road project will connect Rulindo and Burera districts and facilitate tourism and increased economic ...
“The suspension of tourism is being undertaken as an additional ... is in the rugged mountains and volcanic plains adjacent to Rwanda and Uganda.
No fewer than 175 rangers have died protecting the park, which is in the rugged mountains and volcanic plains adjacent to Rwanda and Uganda.
The ban on tourists in Virunga National Park will be in place until June 4, ... rugged mountains and volcanic plains adjacent to Rwanda and Uganda.
RwandAir today makes its maiden flight from Kigali to Cape Town with a ... The flight is certainly a welcome development for travellers and business, ...
His country was a tourism magnet. However, Martin Kyere a survivor in the murder of one of 56 Ghanaian nationals has began taking bold steps in ...
Rangers stopped tourists entering Democratic Republic of Congo's Virunga National Park during investigations into the kidnapping of two Britons.
"We welcome the introduction of the direct route from Kigali via Harare to Cape Town, not only does this facilitate improved business and tourism ...
When Rwanda set its sights on becoming a MICE (Meetings Incentives Conferences and Events) hub on the continent, many thought it was just ...
The governments of Rwanda and India Tuesday signed a concessional ... and Burera districts and facilitate tourism and increased economic activity, ...
Rwanda Standards Board is now accredited to carry out certification ... tourism industry, supports exports from Rwanda, local industry growth and is ...
“The RSB accreditation will help boost the tourism industry, supports exports from Rwanda, local industry growth and is helping the country's efforts in ...
The transport system in Rwanda centres primarily on the road network. ... By facilitating tourism, air transport is helping generate economic growth and ...
“Last year, we signed a memorandum of understanding for cooperation with Rhineland Palatinate to enhance tourism opportunities in Nyungwe ...
"Last year, we signed a memorandum of understanding for cooperation with Rhineland Palatinate to enhance tourism opportunities in Nyungwe ...
Rwanda's tourism industry is buoyed by the existence of these primates. The relationship between Rwanda and the gorillas is some unique form of ...
The Kigali Golf Club assembly has elected executive committee, which will serve for two years. According to Davis Kashaka, who was reelected the ...
REG became the first team to reach the qualifiers of the best-of-five finals after eliminating University of Tourism Technology and Business Studies ...
Dapaah said air travel is essential to Africa to enhance connectivity, trade, job creation, drive tourism and economic growth. She said: “Although the ...
For its part, Dapaah recalled that air travel is essential for Africa to improve connectivity, trade, job creation, boost tourism and economic growth.
Rwanda, a developing economy, was strongly devastated by the tragedy of genocide ... Rwanda has been undertaking reforms to attract foreign investors; ... infrastructure, agriculture, mining, tourism, and information technology and ...
Dapaah said: “An effective and efficient air transport system between Rwanda and Ghana will serve as a catalyst for trade, commerce, tourism and ...
Rwanda: Travelers who want a truly off-the-beaten path wilderness experience come to Rwanda. Made famous by researcher Dian Fossey and the ...
Rwanda is among the 5 places of choice mentioned in the article. ... Tourism, which perhaps attracted the newest British royal couple to consider ...
Ministers from Rwanda and Ghana described the Bilateral Air Service ... Rwanda and Ghana will serve as a catalyst for trade, commerce, tourism and ...
Arsenal have announced that 'Visit Rwanda' has become the club's official tourism partner and that part of the deal will see their logo displayed on the ...
The three-year deal, according to Arsenal's official statement, will also see 'Visit Rwanda' become “our official Tourism Partner.” “The 'Visit Rwanda' ...
The new shirt will feature sleeve sponsorship for the first time after the Gunners struck a deal with Visit Rwanda, who also become their official tourism ...
Rwanda is to become the official tourism partner of Arsenal and the Premier League football club's first ever shirt sleeve partner. The three-year ...
Visit Rwanda is now the Club's official tourism partner, Arsenal have announced. Part of this deal will also see the Emirates club display the Visit ...
Rwanda is Arsenal's first-ever tourism partner. The top-flight English Premier League football club will have all their teams wear 'Visit Rwanda' on the ...
The deal through the Development Board's subsidiary, the Rwanda Convention Bureau, is part of the country's drive to become a leading global tourist ...
The three-year deal will also see 'Visit Rwanda' become Arsenal's official Tourism Partner. The 'Visit Rwanda' logo will feature on the left sleeve of all ...
The Gunners have cemented a sacred alliance with their 'official tourism partners', the Rwanda Development Board, by slapping “VISIT RWANDA” on ...
Kigali, Rwanda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Rwanda Development Board (RDB) has stepped up the country's bid to become a leading tourism ...
KIGALI, May 23 (Xinhua) -- The Rwanda Development Board (RDB) says the central African country is to become an official tourism partner of English ...
Replying to Arsenal's tweet revealing Rwanda as their new Official Tourism Partner, one user wrote: "Guys ,guys.... What the hell is this???? I hope ...
At the same time, Rwanda Development Board has just been revealed as the tourism partner for one of the world's leading football clubs, Arsenal, in a ...
Rwanda will become the official tourist partner of the Arsenal and first partner of the Premier League football club. The three-year association will see ...
Having emerged from the atrocities of the 1994 genocide, Rwanda is riding a booming economy and has seen its number of tourist visitors double ...
KIGALI, Rwanda, May 23 – Rwanda has become the official tourism partner of English football club Arsenal FC, whose players will sport a “Visit ...
Rwanda has been unveiled as Arsenal's first sleeve sponsor for the first post ... 'Visit Rwanda' will also become Arsenal's official Tourism Partner.
It's a three-year agreement that sees the 'Visit Rwanda' become the club's official Tourism Partner. Although the official press release doesn't detail ...
The club, one of the world's biggest, will promote tourism, investment and football in the East African nation under a three-year agreement, the ...
Rwanda has made a big leap in marketing itself all over the world as a tourism and business hub by signing a deal to market itself on the shirt sleeves ...
'Visit Rwanda' have just become Arsenal's first-ever sleeve sponsor and official Tourism Partner. The 'Visit Rwanda' logo will feature on the left sleeve ...
Arsenal have secured the biggest sleeve sponsor deal in Premier League history after 'Visit Rwanda' was announced as the club's official Tourism ...
The three-year partnership will see the new "Visit Rwanda" logo feature on the left sleeve of all the top-flight English Premier League football club ...
Chief commercial officer, Vinai Venkatesham, said: “This is an exciting partnership which will see us support Rwanda's ambition to build their tourism ...
Tiny East African country, Rwanda has been announced as the Official Tourism Partner for English club Arsenal FC and will be the team's kit sleeve ...
Rwanda has announced that it has become the official tourism partner of ... The deal is supposed to highlight not just Rwanda's potential as a tourist ...
KIGALI, May 23 (Reuters) - Rwanda has signed a sponsorship and tourism promotion deal with the English soccer club Arsenal, establishing a ...
"The three year deal will also see 'Visit Rwanda' become our official tourism partner. The visit Rawanda logo will feature on the left sleeve of all our ...
The club announced that the three-year deal will see 'Visit Rwanda' become their official tourism partner. The Daily Vox takes a further look at how ...
Last year 1.3 million people visited Rwanda, the RDB reports, and tourism is the ... Rwanda will hope to attract visitors by being visible on one of world ...
Social media reaction on the Rwanda-Arsenal partnership ... deal since it will help showcase Rwanda as a major tourism and investment destination.
The partnership came about as part of Rwanda's drive to to become a leading global tourist destination, which has one of the fastest growing ...
He has now taken his hope for the better, for the club, on another level, by making Rwanda the official tourism partner of Arsenal Football Club.
Rwanda is noted for being one of Africa's most accessible places to do business, and now, it is climbing the ladder to be the continent's top tourism ...
Rwanda has been increasingly promoting itself as a tourist destination, and is one of only three countries in the world where the mountain gorilla is ...
The 'Visit Rwanda' logo will feature on the left sleeve for all first team, ... Rwanda as their new Official Tourism Partner, one user wrote: 'Guys ,guys.
Go to Rwanda will function on the left sleeve of all Arsenal's groups ... see Go to Rwanda turn into the North London membership's official Tourism ...
Angola's TAAG Airlines will have the license to pick passengers from Rwanda for travel to any destination. RwandAir can also fly without a permit to ...
English football club side, Arsenal announced the partnership with Rwanda ... 'Visit Rwanda' will also become Arsenal's official Tourism Partner.
Today, the club has announced a new partnership with Rwanda's Tourism ... "Visit Rwanda" will be displayed on the sleeve of Arsenal club jerseys.
The Gunners will have the "Visit Rwanda" badge on their sleeves. The deal ensures that Visit Rwanda is now the official Tourism Partner of the ...
The Rwandan tourism board hopes that the visibility of the sleeve will help encourage travelers to visit the country's many national sights. "The Arsenal ...
Under the sponsorship deal, 'Visit Rwanda' becomes the club's official Tourism Partner, with the 'Visit Rwanda' logo featuring on the left sleeve of all ...
“From Luanda to Kigali, one had to travel to South Africa and wait for a flight to Rwanda, all taking over sixteen hours. We're eager to see flights begin ...
The Visit Rwanda brand will be worn by the Arsenal senior team, the women ... The deal will, among other things, highlight Rwanda's tourism offerings ...
The continued presence on many of the world's tourism salons and shows has also played a hand in selling the country. This year Rwanda scooped ...
Rwanda unveils three-year partnership with Arsenal to increase tourism, investment and football developmenthttps://t.co/2HWnosxAEd pic.twitter.com/ ...
To promote itself as a destination for MICE (meetings, incentives, conferences, events) tourism, Rwanda smoothed the experience for tourists, from the ...
Rwanda Development Board CEO, Clare Akamanzi, said that the sponsorship deal will highlight the country's tourism offers, but would not be drawn ...
Rwanda has become official tourism partner for Arsenal. The tie-in came as the African country unveiled Visit Rwanda as a new brand identity and ...
KIGALI • English Premier League soccer team Arsenal has signed a ... The club, one of the world's biggest, will promote tourism, investment and ...
Rwanda has been unveiled as Arsenal's first sleeve sponsor for the first ... 'Visit Rwanda' will also become Arsenal's official Tourism Partner.
Rwanda has signed a sponsorship and tourism promotion deal with English football clubside Arsenal, the country's government said on Wednesday.
Starting in August, the “Visit Rwandatourist board logo will be emblazoned on the left sleeve of all players in Arsenal's first, under-23 and women's ...
The Rwanda Development Board, through their subsidiary, the Rwandan Convention Bureau, has become Arsenal's first official sleeve partner as part ...
Arsenal partner with 'Visit Rwanda' for one-season sleeve deal ... Bureau, which will see the “Visit Rwanda' become the club's official Tourism Partner.
... weather stations, satellite and lightning sensors to support education, agriculture, water, tourism and disaster management sectors in Rwanda.
Rwanda unveiled a three-year partnership with English topflight club Arsenal to increase tourism, investment and football development. Joining CNBC ...
Rwanda has become the official tourism partner of English football club Arsenal FC, whose players will sport a “Visit Rwanda” logo on their sleeves, ...
"From Luanda to Kigali, one had to travel to South Africa and wait for a flight to Rwanda, all taking over sixteen hours. We're eager to see flights begin ...
The deal will, among other things, highlight Rwanda's tourism offerings such as national parks, which are growing destinations to global tourists due to ...
Rwanda has become the official tourism partner of English football club Arsenal FC, whose players will sport a "Visit Rwanda" logo on their sleeves, ...
The country has signed a tourism deal with Arsenal club. Rwanda has it's name printed on the sleeves of the jerseys of the International soccer players ...
CAF: May 24, 2018 - Rwanda has become the official tourism partner of English football club Arsenal FC, whose players will sport a "Visit Rwanda" ...
In a colourful ceremony, hosted at the magnificent Kigali Convention Center, the University of Tourism Technology and Business Studies (UTB) ...
Dutch MPs query Rwanda's sponsorship deal with Arsenal ... The aim is to promote tourism to the east African country, particularly to the national ...
This is an exciting partnership which will see us support Rwanda's ambition to build their tourism industry. The country has been transformed in recent ...
Rwanda uses revenues from National Parks to promote investment and tourism, aiming self-reliance. The day @AFCAjax or @Feyenoord int get a ...
... another official Arsenal release, this time unveiling the club's new shirt-sleeve sponsor and official tourism partner as none other than Visit Rwanda.
Dutch politicians have hit out at Arsenal's new 'Visit Rwanda' sleeve ... The tourist board's logo will feature on the Gunners' official jerseys from next ...
Rwanda has taken a smart and innovative step to increase its global appeal as a leading global tourist destination by leveraging Arsenal's massive ...
Rwanda, which is small and in Africa and therefore extremely funny! Please ... sponsor and official tourism partner as none other than Visit Rwanda.
This week, Premier League soccer (football) club Arsenal and Rwanda signed a three-year sponsorship deal in the aim to promote Rwanda's tourism ...
How well did Rwanda convert this awareness into actual tourist arrivals? Even more importantly, did the deal attract the right size of wallets? Now back ...
The Gunners will have the “Visit Rwanda” badge on their sleeves. The deal ensures that Visit Rwanda is now the official Tourism Partner of the ...
He said: "This is an exciting partnership which will see us support Rwanda's ambition to build their tourism industry. "The country has been ...
The Arsenal Football Club partnership with Visit Rwanda is part of Rwanda's long-term tourism development and conservation strategy that is ...
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has revealed that the country will "very soon" follow Rwanda's example allowing all Africans to travel to the ...
Rwanda signed a sponsorship and tourism promotion deal with Arsenal, establishing a commercial bond with President Paul Kagame's favourite team ...
The policy will open up Ethiopia to African visitors, and ease the free ... The announcement is followed by Rwanda's example of allowing African ...
“The President invited all Africans to travel to Rwanda without visas, we will follow you very soon,” the Prime Minister said in reference to President ...
Rwanda, which is getting £62 million this year alone from the UK, has paid the Premier League club to promote the country's tourist industry on ...
Keza believes that the future of honeymoon tourism in Rwanda is promising because the country is doing well in terms of marketing adding that the ...
The lack of ample recreational options for City of Kigali residents as well as visitors is on the list of things the new Mayor, Marie-Chantal Rwakazina, ...
There is no doubt that this deal is clearly the right shot in the arm (pun intended) for Rwandan tourism in particular and Rwanda in general. Like other ...
“The President invited all Africans to travel to Rwanda without visas, we will follow you very soon,” these are the words of Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy ...
The move was largely praised by Rwandans, the tourism industry, PR and marketing experts and observers. When Rwanda rolled out Vision 2020 ...
Our national goal is to double tourism receipts from $404m to $800m by 2024. This ambitious goal is only possible by marketing Rwanda as a tourist ...
Visit Rwanda, the country's official tourism authority, will have its logo emblazoned across players' sleeves next season, in the hope it will bring more ...
He added: "Britain should stop giving money to Rwanda because it just ... Arsenal said the deal "will help Rwanda meet tourism goals and develop ...
The tourism sponsorship deal has since received accolades from most Rwandans, with the citizens lauding the country's daring marketing strategy.
The President invited all Africans to travel to Rwanda without visas, we will follow you very soon,” these are the words of Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy ...
Rwanda signed a sponsorship and tourism promotion deal with Arsenal to ... President Paul Kagame of Rwanda has been put on the spot by British ...
IFC's investment will focus on supporting smaller businesses operating in Rwanda's tourism, agriculture, and trade and commerce sectors, the ...
Rwandan government argued that the deal is part of a larger drive to increase the tourism revenue Rwanda gets each year. But the deal has since ...
Kigali says the money is part of its marketing budget and was sourced from funds earned from tourism. The deal, which was announced last week, has ...
A poster showing the new Rwanda-Arsenal partnership. Rwanda on May 23, 2018 became the official tourism partner of English football club Arsenal ...
Rwanda signed a sponsorship and tourism promotion deal with Arsenal earlier in the week to establish a commercial bond with the club. - The deal ...
Gifted by Nature is a slogan Uganda uses to promote its tourism, especially ... Japan and Rwanda as destinations for what is known as dark tourism.
Rwanda is the first country in Africa to implement a similar program. “The President invited all Africans to travel to Rwanda without visas, we will follow ...
There are more than 3,000 meetings, incentive travel, conference and ... Oh, Visit Rwanda just dropped the mic on us...they are the Official Tourism ...
(MENAFN - The Conversation) Rwanda keeps surprising. ... The country sees upmarket leisure and convention tourism as an important growth sector.
The deal will highlight Rwanda's tourism prospects which include national parks and a variety of wild animals plus the investment opportunities of the ...
For the Rwandan government, the deal is part of a broader strategy to develop tourism, which in 2017 accounted for about 12.7% of GDP and USD$1 ...
But the Rwanda Development Board (RDB), the agency that oversees the tourism industry, has rebuffed the criticism saying the deal is part of its ...
[ANALYSIS] When the poor sponsor the rich: Rwanda and Arsenal FC ... The country sees upmarket leisure and convention tourism as an important ...
Clare Akamanzi, chief executive of the Rwanda Development Board, said the deal with the London side would boost tourism in the central African ...
Last week Arsenal announced that the Rwandan government will be their sleeve sponsor to market the east African nation's tourism. The Rwandan ...
John Humphrys clashed with Ms Akamanzi, after the Rwandan lawyer ... to boost the tourism to Rwanda by putting adverts on shirts of Arsenal players.
We are delighted to announce #Rwanda has become the official tourism partner of @Arsenal and the Premier League football club's first ever sleeve ...
Rwanda has defended its Arsenal sponsorship deal, which will see players sport 'Visit Rwanda' on their shirt sleeves, saying that it used tourism ...
The team's kit for the 2018/19 season will bear the "Visit Rwanda" logo on its ... According to the Rwandan Development Board, tourism is the country's ...
Rwanda's government on Tuesday defended its $39 million sponsorship deal ... "The more Rwanda earns from tourism, the more we can invest in our ...
Visit Rwanda, the nation's tourist board, has come under fire for spending a reported £30 million to have its brand name displayed on the shirt sleeves ...
Most disarmingly, the CEO of the Rwanda Development Board, simply asked why Rwanda shouldn't be trusted to promote its tourist industry: “We ...
Defending the deal, Clare Akamanzi, chief executive of the Rwanda Development Board, said the deal with the Gunners would boost tourism and help ...
”The more Rwanda earns from tourism, the more we can invest in our people. That's the connection,” the CEO, Claire Akamanzi, said on Twitter.
Rwanda has defended its €34.5 million Arsenal sponsorship deal that will see ... Kigali says the deal aims to increase tourism, investment and football ...
Kenyans were left ruing a missed opportunity as American TV hot shot Ellen DeGeneres openly endorsed tourism in neighboring Rwanda only a day ...
Visit Rwanda has reported a large increase in the number of UK travellers choosing the country as a tourism destination. Visitor numbers grew by 21 ...
The interview was about Rwanda's decision to invest £30m to sponsor Arsenal F.C. to promote tourism. The deal has prompted criticism because of ...
And she said the sponsorship money, which she claimed was 'way below' the reported £30 million, had been generated from Rwanda's tourism ...
"The more Rwanda earns from tourism, the more we can invest in our people. That's the connection," the CEO, Clare Akamanzi, said on Twitter.
Rwanda defends $39 million sponsorship deal with Arsenal ... tells The Associated Press that the money for the Arsenal deal came from tourism.
Rwanda wouldn't have occurred to me as a place for tourism, so perhaps you do need to shock people,” said Kelvyn Gardner, the head of ...
The number of UK visitors to Rwanda has grown by 21%, according to the African country's official promotion brand Visit Rwanda. Its full-year 2017 ...
Arsenal struck a sleeve sponsorship deal worth a reported £30m over three years with 'Visit Rwanda' prompting outcry from some parts of the media, ...
Tourism is already Rwanda's largest foreign exchange earner, with 1.3 million people visiting in 2017, but it's hoped that this deal with further bolster ...
Hardly a week after making headlines for a tourism partnership with one of the biggest football clubs in the world, Rwanda is hosting celebrated ...
KIGALI, Rwanda -- Rwanda's government on Tuesday defended its $39 ... "The more Rwanda earns from tourism, the more we can invest in our ...
The group, which is a publicly listed on Rwanda Stock Exchange, made ... The firm has recently launched a tourism insurance product which they ...
The event that took place at the Kigali Convention Center in Kigali, ... on supporting smaller businesses operating in Rwanda's agriculture, tourism, ...
JOHANNESBURG — Paul Kagame is often referred to as Rwanda's ... The country sees upmarket leisure and convention tourism as an important ...
Rwanda is to spend £30 million over three years with Arsenal in return for promotion for its growing tourism industry. The agreement will see 'Visit ...
Whilst this new partnership may have invited differing reactions, it still remains to be seen that Rwanda has been bold enough to take the tourism ...
KIGALI, RwandaRwanda's government on Tuesday defended its $39 ... “The more Rwanda earns from tourism, the more we can invest in our ...
"The more Rwanda earns from tourism, the more we can invest in our people. That's the connection," the CEO, Claire Akamanzi, said on Twitter.
Announcing the deal on 23 May, Arsenal described Rwanda as "one of the fastest-growing economies in Africa, with a booming tourism sector that ...
It will be a centre for education, tourism and scientific research. ..... Rwanda has defended its Arsenal sponsorship deal, which will see players sport ...
Rwanda's top foreign exchange earner is from Tourism and the country is one of only three countries in the world where the mountain gorilla is found ...
Rwanda's government on Tuesday defended its $39m sponsorship deal with ... “The more Rwanda earns from tourism, the more we can invest in our ...
Last week Rwanda signed a RWF34bn (£30mn) deal with the British football club, Arsenal. The sponsorship notes the football team's first tourism ...
The Kigali Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) is a good example of a small country like Rwanda with a progressive mindset to build up their ...
The partnership to which Rwanda paid an undisclosed amount of money, aims at fostering tourism in Rwanda and entails the club's players wearing ...
He dismissed the idea that Rwanda tourism was worth the spending, with the suggestion the country was “making inroads to poverty” more as result of ...
During a speech at the presidential palace on Monday, Duterte singled out from the audience Philippine Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat, ...
The Rwandan Tourism Board earned over $170,000 from entrance fees alone from visitors who participated in the naming of baby gorillas, aside other ...
But the Rwandan government maintains the money being used for the sponsorship deal comes from tourism revenue and not from donors.
Rwanda defended the deal, saying that the money has nothing to do with aid, rather, it is tourism revenues being reinvested, with a target to double ...
Wilderness Safaris will, in December, open their second high-end tourism facility in Rwanda at the Akagera National Park. This is the second ...
Rwanda defends Arsenal football club deal despite outcry ... sponsorship deal came from tourism, which is the small East African country's top foreign ...
Air travel on the continent is very problematic and Rwanda is slowly finding a niche with the national carrier, RwandAir, linking many African capitals.
RDB spearheads conservation efforts of the animals in Rwanda. ... including regulated tourism, daily protection and veterinary interventions, intensive ...
So, says this English KA: the Rwandan government is squandering British citizens' taxes when, at a fee, it partners with Arsenal FC to promote the country's tourism. ... Rwanda coolly went about her business, ignoring them.
Recent news that Rwanda Development Board had become Arsenal's first-ever sleeve sponsorship partner was largely greeted with praises with ...
Visit Rwanda says the number of British travellers visiting the country has risen by more than 20 percent over the past 12 months. The tourist board's ...
The announcement comes a week after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed disclosed that following Rwanda's lead, Ethiopia was going to allow a visa-free ...
Ethiopia has started issuing visas online for tourists and other visitors ... which he hosted for Rwandan President Paul Kagame who was in Ethiopia ...
Rwanda's tourism industry is booming. In the past seven years, visitor numbers have doubled to 1.4m per year, generating $400m for the economy.
Rwanda's tourism authority argues the initiative is part of larger drive to ... The agency said the Arsenal deal is part of its campaign to double tourism ...
Tourism was Rwanda's largest foreign exchange earner, she said, attracting 1.3 million visitors in 2017, supporting 90,000 jobs, and contributing 6 per ...
The country is making tremendous progress in these key areas. However, tourism has emerged as a major source of income for Rwanda. The country ...
Famous American comedian, television host and actress, Ellen DeGeneres, and her partner Portia de Rossi, have been on holiday in Rwanda since ...
It is also expected that the interest raised in tourism will fetch Rwanda upwards of $400 million (about Shs1.5 trillion) in new tourism revenues over the ...
Rwanda's tourism authority argues the initiative is part of larger drive to double visitor revenue. And when the English premier league football season ...
Popular American TV host Ellen DeGeneres's visit to Rwanda could boost Kigalis's efforts to market the country as a high-end tourism destination, ...
Ethiopian started online visa service to tourists and other categories of ... He spoke about it when he was hosting Rwandan president Paul Kagame at ...
Over the years, sports tourism has stolen a march on all and sundry. Not in Uganda though where fossils continue to occupy National Council of ...
The astonishing payout by Rwanda, which gets £62 million a year in UK aid and vastly ... defended the deal with Arsenal, saying the sponsorship money came from tourism. 'Donors' aid is well accounted for in Rwanda,' he said.
So successful was the tourism industry that the Rwanda Development Board, RDB hopes to gross $800 million from tourism by 2024. It claims to have ...
“We will promote tourism to Rwanda. We have tens of thousands who spend their vacations in Europe and since Rwanda is one of the safest countries ...
You see these gentle giants are the top tourism product that Rwanda has to offer. They are a unique product too given that they can only be found ...
''Many Rwandans used to travel outside the country to have fun but have learned that they do not have to do that and are now bringing concepts here ...
Ellen plans to construct a Campus of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund in Rwanda as a center for education, tourism and scientific research. The campus ...
The British government gives Rwanda $85m annually in foreign aid. ... That will give Rwanda 4.5 million visitors and revenues from tourism worth $1.2 ...
"We will promote tourism to Rwanda. We have tens of thousands who spend their vacations in Europe and since Rwanda is one of the safest countries ...
Thank you @TheEllenShow & Portia for coming to Rwanda & getting ... including regulated tourism, daily protection and veterinary interventions, ...
Speaking at the event, Ms. Cecilia Abena Dapaah said air travel is essential to Africa as it enhances connectivity and trade, increases job creation, ...
Speaking at the event, Ms Dapaah said air travel is essential to Africa, as it enhances connectivity and trade, increases job creation, drives tourism and ...
The agreement was signed at an event which was held in Rwanda. ... it enhanced connectivity and trade, increased job creation, drove tourism and ...
Rwanda is a country which is trying to be innovative and self-reliant, building up the economy in key areas like tourism. Visitors have a chance to see ...
A lot of this has been on view in the last few days when Rwanda was accused in some media for being reckless and wasteful to promote its tourism by ...
Rwanda is regularly featured in the 'must visit' destinations of most major travel and lifestyle publications. I have always wanted to visit Rwanda - and I ...
The need to urgently revamp the stagnating tourism sector, the researchers say, ... Recently, Rwanda partnered with Arsenal under the 'visit Rwanda' ...
It also created employment for 90,000 people over the period. Rwanda plans to double its tourism revenues from $404 million (Sh40.8 billion) today to ...
When the project closed, he started getting casual employment, and eventually landed at Discover Rwanda in 2010 as a driver and a tour guide.
Rwanda's tourism revenues have doubled since 2010, thanks to robust and aggressive national conservation efforts. The revenues moved from ...
Mining is Rwanda's second largest foreign exchange earner after tourism and the East African country took in $166 million from exports of the ...
The agreement, which was signed in Kigali last Monday by the sector ... Speaking at the event, Madam Dapaah said air travel is essential to Africa as it ...
KIGALI – Earnings from Rwanda's mineral exports more than doubled to ... Mining is Rwanda's second largest foreign exchange earner after tourism ...
Often the best marketing campaigns are controversial and shocking and that is exactly what Rwanda Tourism has achieved. Even before a ball is ...
After signing, Ghanaian Aviation Minister Cecilia Abena Dapaah said that air travel is essential for Africa, as it improves connectivity and trade, ...
KIGALI (Reuters) - Earnings from Rwanda's mineral exports more than ... Mining is Rwanda's second largest foreign exchange earner after tourism ...
Mining is Rwanda's second largest foreign exchange earner after tourism, according to Rwanda Development Board. The small central African country ...
Three years on, a “trash emergency” on the Indonesian island of Bali and the Philippines' decision to close the tourist island of Boracay showed ...
The Government of Rwanda in September 2016, entered a deal with a ... visitor-arrivals by air account for 13% of traffic and generate 57% of tourism ...
But Rwanda insists the funding comes from existing tourism revenues – and hopes it will provide a major boost to the country's tourist industry.
Mining is Rwanda's second largest foreign exchange earner after tourism, but small-scale mining accounts for around 80 percent of the country's ...
The news comes at a time where Rwanda's mining industry, which is currently the country's second largest foreign exchange earner after tourism, ...
There has been some controversy in Rwanda of late due to the country's tourism board spending £30m to secure sponsorship on Arsenal's sleeves.
DeGeneres has been sharing numerous photos to her Instagram page from her trip to Rwanda to celebrate her 60th birthday. Most of the photos show ...
Africans are insulted when tourists chose to depict their home that fits the narrative of the continent as a sad, impoverished place. It's like if people who ...
Speaking at a state banquet held in honour of visiting Rwandan leader, ... Fewer visa restrictions will lead to greater intra-African tourism which then ...
A lot of airtime has gone into what the deal means for tourism in Rwanda and how Rwanda is ready to host more visitors and show off the Big Five and ...
Arsenal said the deal “will help Rwanda meet tourism goals and develop football in the country”. There is no doubt that despite their poverty, many ...
Much has been said in the past two weeks following the announcement of Rwanda's three-year deal with Arsenal FC. Whereas many touted this as a ...
Night Club in Kigali Denies Entry for “Albino” Zimbabwean Woman ... On Monday, Clare Akamanzi the CEO of RDB which has tourism in attribution ...
A popular Kigali night spot has kicked up a twitter storm and it will be ... Minister and Rwanda Development Board, whose docket includes tourism.
Government investigates reports of discrimination at Kigali nighclub ... The RDB chief tourism officer, Belise Kariza, said they are trying to understand ...
The Institute of National Museum of Rwanda has now renamed the ... Isidore Ndikumana, the director of culture, tourism and promotion unit at the ...
Though the reported objective of the partnership is to increase tourism to Rwanda, after studying the capacity for tourism in Rwanda, the strategy is ...
Rwanda is setting itself up as Africa's new big luxury tourism destination. And while mountain gorillas are the country's main attraction, new luxury ...
DFID dismisses UK media reports on Rwanda-Arsenal deal ... reports that Rwanda used aid money for a campaign to promote the country as a tourist ...
Investment promoter scoops award for endorsing Rwanda. ... Award” for his contribution towards promoting investments and tourism into Rwanda.
Marketing, IT and product leaders are going so far as swapping talent between their functions as digital transformation reshapes the way organisations ...
... was conferred with the 'Indo Global Lifetime Achievement Award' for his contribution towards promoting investments and tourism into Rwanda.
Rwanda and Kenya have a proper strategy with heads of states involved. This is what Uganda needs to emulate,” he says, emphasising the need for ...
Our travel guide, God's Blessing, was just a boy when David arrived at the Rwandan-Ugandan border as a 16-year-old missionary in the days just ...
Rwanda is looking to increase its exports base by 17 per cent annually. ... horticulture, tourism (including MICE tourism), knowledge-based services, ...
The Rwanda Development Board has issued a stern warning to tourism operators and service sector players that they risk being shut down if found to ...
Kenya Airways and Rwanda Air offer travelers Cape Town flights, as this has clearly become a need for both business and tourism sectors.
Belise Kariza, Rwanda Development Board (RDB) Chief Tourism Officer said, “We are excited to be the hosts of the upcoming Africa Movie Academy ...
... to keep investing in Rwandair as well as initiatives that will build Rwanda's capacity to become an investment, tourism and conference destination.
The soft spoken defender is a graduate from the University of Tourism, ... sides in the Azam Rwanda Premier League; Kiyovu, AS Kigali and Police.
Singapore companies operating in Rwanda will enjoy protection on their ... investment, tourism and trade between the Republic and Rwanda.
Greg Bakunzi has established a reputation as a leading Rwandan tourism business guru with a sharp eye for community development. Bakunzi is the ...
Rwanda Development Board (RDB) in partnership with Rwanda Safari Guides' Association, an umbrella body for local tour guides on Friday awarded ...
Finance and Planning Minister Uzziel Ndagijimana on Thursday proposed measures to promote investment in agriculture, tourism, infrastructure ...
... Infrastructure Development James Macharia, Cabinet Secretary for Tourism ... He also met key Rwandan leaders including Minister of Infrastructure ... They explored how Singapore and Rwanda could deepen cooperation and ...
In a bid to improve professionalism in the tourisim industry in Rwanda, 45 tour guides have been awarded grades. Four were graded silver while the ...
Rwanda is expected to host a high profile member of the United Arab ... to train hundred Rwandan females in hospitality and tourism management.
In the wake of Rwanda marketing her tourism to the world via Arsenal FC, a barrage of expected 'analyst' comments and 'concerns' are still rife ...