Wilderness Safaris Bisate Lodge, situated next to Rwanda’s renowned Volcanoes National Park, is on track to open for guests in June 2017. Comprising just six forest villas, Bisate Lodge will offer a luxurious base from which to enjoy an extraordinary gorilla conservation experience and a holistic exploration of this beautiful region.
The seventh Africa Hotel Investment Forum, being hosted this year in Rwanda, promises a highly influential line-up of speakers, ready to unpick the major challenges and opportunities facing the hospitality industry in Africa. AHIF brings together a prestigious group of international investors, business leaders, industry experts, government ministers and officials, from over 50 countries.
The government of Rwanda, through the Rwanda Development Board, will host the Africa Hotel Investment Forum in 2016 in Kigali. AHIF brings together the leading international hotel investors in Africa with local operators, ministers, government officials and industry experts, to discuss all aspects of hotel investment and operation in Africa. The decision to host AHIF in Kigali underlines a clear strategy by Rwanda to attract investment in the tourism sector.
The United States is the largest contributor to Rwanda’s tourism revenues, accounting for 20% of the total revenue.
Seychelles and Rwanda are set to open up new ground for partnership in the tourism and culture arenas.
Rwanda will for the 8th time celebrate the birth of 19 baby gorillas and the naming of 1 female adult at this year’s annual Kwita Izina ceremony scheduled for June 16, 2012, under the theme “Sustainable tourism for a green economy.”
In line with its expansion plans, the national carrier of Rwanda, RwandAir, has unveiled a new board of directors who will steer the airline forward under the chairmanship of the newly-appointed Girma Wake. The Rwanda Development Board head of tourism and conservation, Rica Rwigamba, also joins the new board.
ICTP (International Council of Tourism Partners) is proud to announce that the Rwanda Development Board (RDB) is the latest destination to become a member of ICTP.