Africa: With 16000 Visitors from UK in 2017 Rwanda prepares for more Tourists

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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 per cent last year, compared with 2016, with over 16,000 business and leisure travellers going from the UK to Rwanda in 2017. Rwanda is one of the fastest growing countries in Africa and has seen […]

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Africa: Ghana signs Air Service Aviation Agreement with Rwanda

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The governments of Rwanda and Ghana on Monday signed a Bilateral Air Service Agreement (BASA) liberalizing commercial flights between the two countries. The agreement was signed between Rwanda’s Minister of State in charge of Transport, Eng. Jean De Dieu Uwihanganye and the Minister for Aviation of Ghana, Cecilia Abena Dapaah, at the Ministry of Infrastructure in Kigali. Uwihanganye explained that […]

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Africa: UK Travel experts chose Rwanda, Egypt and Zimbabwe among the Top Tourism Destinations for 2018

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Discover the top destinations from those in the know Agra, India Located near the Taj Mahal, the Mughal Museum has been co-designed by our own David Chipperfield. “This modern marble palace is due to open any day now,” says Geoffrey Kent, CEO of luxury travel experts Abercrombie & Kent. “I’m very keen to see it.” Most visitors to Agra quickly […]

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Tourism: Rwanda, Botswana and Zimbabwe are the only African Countries in the UK Telegraph Top 10 Destinations in 2018

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Our experts reveal their top 20 picks for the year ahead, from the beaches of Turkey to the rain forests of Nicaragua. 1. Turkey’s Turquiose Coast Sunshine-soaked and with a glittering blue seaboard, Turkey’s glorious “turquoise” coast wouldn’t normally rank as a newly rising star. The 300-mile loop of coastline that unfurls like an iridescent ribbon between Marmaris and Antalya […]

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Africa: ‘Zero-tolerance for corruption is reason for high level of accountability in Rwanda’, Says Envoy

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Rwanda, the East African country devastated by genocide that claimed over one million lives about two decades ago, has become an economic phenomenon in Africa having recorded remarkable growth in its economy and government. Arguably, the country holds out lessons for African countries, particularly Nigeria, on what is possible in terms of economic growth and development. In this interview with […]

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News: How Rwanda wants to become the Singapore of Africa with the help of Singaporeans

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Rwanda has much in common with Singapore – it’s clean, green and safe – and has managed to attract some pioneering Singaporeans to set up business ventures there. THEY CALL RWANDA the Land of a Thousand Hills – for obvious reasons – but this small (26,338 square kilometres) land-locked nation in the heart of Africa has a somewhat more surprising […]

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Tourism: Remarkable Rwanda shines at the 13th African travel market in Lagos

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For the fourth-time, Rwanda has been showcasing its remarkable attractions and investment opportunities in tourism and travel at Akwaaba, Lagos in Nigeria. Recognized as West Africa’s main travel and tourism fair, the 13th Africa travel Market Akwaaba 2017 held in Lagos from September 10th – 12th, is a key source market for leisure and business tourism in Nigeria and Western […]

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Africa: How Rwanda is transitioning into an African luxury Tourism Destination

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“Our country has come a long way,” my cab driver reminds me as we ride through the capital Kigali, the scene of grotesque massacres in 1994 but now one of the most beautiful, organised, safe and clean cities on the African continent. The journey from Kigali International Airport to my hotel room at the picturesque Kigali Serena Hotel, about 12 […]

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Africa: Rwanda increased Gorrila tracking fees to improve conservation efforts- Belise Kariza, Chief Tourism Officer

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Rwanda continues to position itself as high-end eco-tourism destination for visitors, says Belise Kariza, predicting a 10 pc growth from the Indian outbound market. An emerging offbeat destination, Rwanda has made significant strides in the Indian outbound market, by launching competitively priced direct flights. India Outbound magazine finds out in a conversation with Belise Kariza, chief tourism officer, Rwanda Development […]

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