Breaking Travel News speaks to Clare Akamanzi, chief executive of the Rwanda Development Board, about the power of tourism to transform the economy of the central African state during the World Travel Awards Gala Ceremony.
In August 2017, the foundation stone for Bugesera Airport, Rwanda, was laid by president Paul Kagame. Here Breaking Travel News chats with Maciej Michalekm, managing director at Mota-Engil, the builders behind the project, to find out more.
Kenya is to be part of a new joint visa scheme with Uganda and Rwanda which will take effect on January 1st 2014. At present tourists travelling between the neighbouring East African countries must obtain a separate visa for each nation, therefore Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda are partnering in order to simplify travel arrangements for holidaymakers, as well as creating a new brand for the whole region in turn opening up opportunities for joint marketing campaigns.
Rwanda Development Board (RDB), in the process to diversify tourism products that it has been developing under the ST-EP project, will officially launch the Congo Nile Trail on November 25, 2011 in Gisenyi.