Wilderness Safaris has opened its new camp, Magashi, overlooking scenic Lake Rwanyakazinga in the north-east of Rwanda’s wildlife-rich Akagera National Park.
Located in a working tea plantation in Gisakura in south-west Rwanda, on the edge of the ancient Nyungwe Forest, the resort began welcoming guests on October 1st.
Denis Dernault, general manager, and Nagen Naidu, director, at the Radisson Blu Hotel & Convention Centre in Kigali, speak to Breaking Travel News as the former World Travel Awards host is honoured with the title of Africa’s Leading Conference Hotel at the Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2018.
RwandAir is to increase flights between London Gatwick and Kigali for travel over the Christmas and New Year period due to extra demand from travellers seeking to experience the beauty of Rwanda.
Set within the lush green expanse of a working tea plantation, alongside one of the largest and best-preserved montane rainforests in Africa, One&Only Nyungwe House offers guests the opportunity to go where few have gone before.
Thrill-seeking travellers will soon be able to enjoy high-flying paramotoring, exciting mountain biking and some serious cycling routes in Rwanda as part of new adventure experiences unveiled by Visit Rwanda.
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 has unveiled its new brand identity and logo – Visit Rwanda – as part of a wider strategy designed to attract more tourists and greater business investment.
World Travel Awards welcomed the elite of African hospitality to Rwanda for its annual Africa Gala Ceremony. The event, hosted by the Radisson Blu Hotel & Convention Centre, saw Rwandan capital Kigali, the Land of a Thousand Hills, recognised as Africa’s Leading Destination.
Denis Dernault, general manager of the Radisson Blu Kigali in Rwanda, tells Breaking Travel News how important tourism is to the development of the country. He also praises his team at the hotel following their recent success at the World Travel Awards Africa Gala Ceremony.