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Rwanda : Gorillas increase Rwandas tourism, income

Rwanda : Gorillas increase Rwandas tourism, income

The tourism sector in Rwanda plays an important role in the country’s revenue and the largest foreign exchange earner that supports the government in its developmental programs. A report from Rwanda Development Board (RDB), shows that tourism revenues have increased by 11% this year generating US$ 128.3 Million of the first semester compared to US$ [...]

Rwanda : Rwanda launches EAC platform

  On June 14, 2012, The East African Tourism Platform (EATP) was launched in Kigali, the capital city of Rwanda, so as to prepare for the gorilla naming ceremony which took place on June 16, 2012 in Kinigi, Northern part of the country. The chair person of the platform, Richard Rugimbana said, the idea to [...]

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Rwanda : EAC tourism launched in Kigali

A new platform to promote tourism in the east African region was on June launched in Kigali, Rwanda. The platform was launched at Kigali Serena hotels, by Rica Rwigamba, the Head of Tourism and Conservation at Rwanda Development Board (RDB) in conjunction with other key partners in the tourism industry. The East African Platform, covers [...]

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Rwanda : Rwanda to host 8th Gorilla naming ceremony-‘ Kwita Izina’

Rwanda will this June 16 2012 host the eight annual Gorilla Naming Ceremony ‘Kwita Izina’ where 15 Gorilla mountain babies will be given names at the Volcanoes National Park. Last year 22 baby gorillas were named in a similar event. Kwita Izina-(literally “Naming”) is a Rwandan traditional ceremony held to welcome a child both into its [...]

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Rwanda : Rwanda eyes more tourists in 2012

  The New master plan for Kigali International Airport   Like other East African countries, Rwanda has set its eyes on boosting the number of tourists in the year 2012. Through conventional tourism, Rwanda launched has a conventional bureau which will market Rwanda as the best destination for meetings, events and conferences at both regional [...]

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