During the closing session of the World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) Global Summit in Riyadh, the Rwandan capital of Kigali, was announced as the host city for 2023, marking the first time the event will visit Africa.
The launch of the maiden Rwanda Tourism Week.The event, scheduled to take place from 28th November – 3rd December 2022 at Kigali Conference and Exhibition Village (KCEV) and Kigali Convention Centre (KCC), carries the theme “Adopting Innovative Approaches to Boost Intra Africa Travel as a drive for Tourism Business Recovery.”
One&Only, a collection of ultra-luxury resorts located in world’s most exotic locales, and lemlem, the artisan-driven sustainable fashion label produced in Africa founded by supermodel Liya Kebede, are pleased to announce the launch of an exclusive collaboration celebrating the craftsmanship of Ethiopia and Rwanda, with a bespoke scarf designed by lemlem and inspired by One&Only Gorilla’s Nest and One&Only Nyungwe House in Rwanda.
RwandAir has won the award for ‘Best Airline Staff in Africa’ at Skytrax’s 2022 World Airline Awards. The Rwandan flag carrier has taken home the prestigious title for a second successive year in recognition of its excellent customer service.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency, Mr. Akbar Al Baker Addresses the Aviation Africa Summit in Kigali, Rwanda
Revenue generated from gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park amounted to $11 million (approx. Rwf11 billion) within the first six months of 2022, according to Rwanda Development Board (RDB). The money was earned from the sale of 6,200 gorilla permits during that period. Each permit costs up to $1500
Mantis has welcomed Akagera Game Lodge to its collection of hotels, eco-escapes and waterways. Akagera is in the southern-most region of the Akagera National Park, the only big five safari destination in Rwanda.
Wilderness Safaris has celebrated the opening of Bisate Lodge, situated next to the renowned Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda. Comprising just six spacious forest villas, Bisate offers a luxurious base from which to enjoy an extraordinary gorilla conservation experience and life-changing journey to this beautiful region.
The significant economic benefits to host countries of the influential Africa Hotel Investment Forum have been quantified in an independent assessment by the international audit, tax and advisory experts, Grant Thornton.