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Rwanda Woos Investors for Kigali Tourist Facilities

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- October 2, 2020 14:45

Rwanda government is looking for investors to venture into dedicated recreational zones aimed to make the capital city of Kigali more vibrant in recreational services. The sprawling Kigali city has ... Read More

Commonwealth Heads of State to meet in Rwanda

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- September 29, 2020 20:27

After its postponement this year, the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) is set to take place in June next year in Rwandan capital city Kigali. The biennial Heads of State ... Read More

RwandAir restarts its London and Brussels flights

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- September 18, 2020 08:23

RwandAir will resume flights to and from London and Brussels to Kigali from October 3, 2020, as it reinstates its passenger network. The resumption of European services will see the ... Read More

RwandAir Confident in Gradual Demand for Air Travel

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- July 21, 2020 22:28

RwandAir based in Africa expressed its confidence over restoration of its routes as countries across the world are opening up their air spaces and borders for tourism. Set to resume ... Read More

Countries Americans can travel to on vacation during COVID-19

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 19, 2020 04:20

With 3,844,271 Americans were sick with the Coronavirus after 47,5 million were tested out of a total population of 331 Million. The undetected number of COVID-19 sick may be significantly ... Read More

Rwanda Reopening Promotes Domestic and Regional Tourism

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- July 17, 2020 22:54

After the Rwanda reopening of its borders mid last month, the country is now observing a growing number of local tourists in the eco-tourism area where the country’s green environment ... Read More

Rwanda will re-open for commercial flights on August 1

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- July 8, 2020 16:10

Rwanda’s Ministry of Infrastructure issued official statement, announcing that the country's airports will re-open for scheduled commercial flight operations on August 1, 2020 To ensure the safety and health of ... Read More

New Tourism: A charter flight to Rwanda to party with Mountain Gorillas

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- June 21, 2020 19:40

Rwanda has opened its tourism after few months of closure, targeting mountain gorilla tracking tourists with a cut in the price of permits for tracking endangered mountain gorillas. Economic desperation ... Read More

Rwanda commits to supporting local tourism in post-COVID-19 recovery

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- May 7, 2020 19:07

Rwanda's local tourism sector will be one of the beneficiaries of the soon to be launched COVID-19 recovery fund, that aims to foster economic recovery of various economic sectors. Rwandan ... Read More

Tourists spreading Coronavirus: Gorillas and Chimpanzees in danger?

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 28, 2020 08:26

Mountain Gorillas and Chimpanzees are an important and lucrative part of the travel and tourism industry in Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania, and Congo. Conservationists in Africa are worried to see Mountain ... Read More

Mountain Gorilla Family Ends Their Vacation in Uganda

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- April 25, 2020 18:29

A Hirwa Mountain Gorilla family that had crossed into Mt. Mgahinga National Park in Uganda last year in 2019 has returned to Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda after an 8-month ... Read More

Rwanda: Next African Country becomes a victim of Coronavirus

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 19, 2020 04:39

Rwanda confirms 3 additional cases of  COVIDー19, bringing the total of confirmed cases to 11. The Rwanda Government in response banned all Commercial passenger flights from and to Rwanda as ... Read More

Qatar Airways eyeing 49% stake in RwandAir

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2020 01:49

Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer Akbar al-Baker announced that the state-owned flag carrier of Qatar is negotiating to acquire a 49% stake in Rwanda's state airline, RwandAir. A stake in major ... Read More

Guide to Gorilla Trekking in Africa

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 14, 2020 08:35

Gorilla trekking in Africa is by far an unusual wildlife experience, something we consider a bucket-list adventure. Africa is home to endangered mountain gorillas, eastern lowland gorillas, and the western ... Read More

Top 5 Places To Visit In Rwanda

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 25, 2019 09:05

Rwanda has a tragic history and, for that reason, it was not among the top tourist destinations in Africa. However, the African state prospered in recent years after its government ... Read More

Rwanda gorilla family migrates to Uganda: National park leaders should take heed

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- October 19, 2019 21:04

According to sources in the Virunga conservation area, 20 gorillas from the Hirwa family crossed over to  Mt. Mgahinga Gorilla National Park in southwestern Uganda. They have been there for ... Read More

Rwanda Tourism under attack: 14 dead

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- October 7, 2019 06:32

Seeing Gorillas in Rwanda could mean to be under attack by terrorists. A popular tourist district in Rwanda was a scene of terror on Friday. The region  is popular with ... Read More

Why is Bwindi National Park the best destination for Gorilla Trekking in Africa?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 6, 2019 03:10

Have your heart set on visiting Uganda soon? If so, including Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in your plans is a virtual must for many reasons. Below, we’ll share our top reasons ... Read More

All About Mountain Gorilla Trekking – Guide, Tips To Trek Gorillas

editor editor- September 23, 2019 19:07

Nowadays treks to see mountain gorillas have undeniable become the world’s most done tourist adventure, a dream come true and a top bucket list for a high number of travelers ... Read More

Safaris in Uganda? The only 20/20 tour operator is: Let’s Go Travel

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 17, 2019 09:05

Traveling to Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya or Rwanda? Let’s Go Travel is evidence, that not all Uganda Tour Operators are designed equal. The minute you visit www.ugandaletsgotravel.com  you notice, you are not just looking ... Read More

Rwanda closes border because of Ebola threat

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 1, 2019 11:40

Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo remains a real threat. Rwanda is now reacting and today closed the border to its neighbor after at least two people died  on ... Read More

Ambassador Mangu creates synergies between Rwandan and Tanzanian tourism players

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- May 28, 2019 20:02

Tanzanian ambassador to Rwanda, Ernest Mangu, is engaging tour operators from both countries to create synergies, in his latest efforts to pursue an economic diplomacy. The scope of economic diplomacy ... Read More

African Tourism Board: Greg Bakunzi of Red Rock Initiative makes Rwanda Tourism proud

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 26, 2019 05:46

Red Rocks Cultural Center in Rwanda founder Greg Bakunzi today was appointed as the latest board member of the African Tourism Board. He is a star in African Tourism with a ... Read More

Ethiopia, Rwanda and Uganda: Top 10 improved world travel destinations

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 10, 2019 00:59

Three Eastern African nations have emerged among the top ten fastest-growing destinations for tourism in the world. The 2019 annual report compiled by the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) ... Read More

“An inspirational story”: Rwanda’s Travel & Tourism economy up 14% in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019 15:20

The Travel & Tourism economy of Rwanda grew by 13.8% last year – one of the fastest rates in the world, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) ... Read More

Tanzania and Rwanda tour operators join forces to promote tourism in both countries

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019 21:28

Tour operators in Tanzania and Rwanda have agreed to jointly market the two countries as complementary destinations in their latest efforts to offer the tourists expansive adventure space. The Tanzania ... Read More

RwandAir flies into Ethiopian capital

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 2, 2019 16:15

RwandAir, the flag carrier airline of Rwanda based at Kigali International Airport in Kigali, announced plans to launch service to Ethiopian capital city of Addis Ababa in April 2019. RwandAir ... Read More

ONOMO Hotels chain opens its doors in Rwanda

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- November 13, 2018 10:01

The Pan African Hotel group, ONOMO Hotels chain, has opened its business in Rwanda, seeking to boost business tourism in Kigali and the rest of East Africa. ONOMO Hotels officially ... Read More

Rwanda Development Board joins African Tourism Board

editor editor- November 1, 2018 17:14

The African Tourism Board (ATB) is pleased to announce the appointment of Clare Akamanzi, Chief Executive Officer of the Rwanda Development Board (RDB) to the African Tourism Board. He will ... Read More

Tourism Challenges in Africa: Red Rocks Initiative may become a key force for the better?

Greg Bakunzi Greg Bakunzi- September 21, 2018 23:15

Red Rocks is changing the narrative by establishing a partnership with other ecotourism ventures, charitable NGOs and volunteers to fulfill its different programs running under Red Rocks Initiatives for Sustainable ... Read More

How Rwanda Redrock Tourism project engages visitors and reduce poverty through sustainable education programs?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 17, 2018 01:20

Tourism can make a difference, and Greg Bakunzi from Redrock Rwanda is showing the Rwanda style approach as an example of leading the way in poverty reduction through education involving ... Read More

Rwandan President on private visit to Seychelles

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- September 9, 2018 22:02

Seychelles and Rwanda are hoping to reignite their partnership following a meeting between President Danny Faure and his Rwandan counterpart Paul Kagame, State House. Read More

Trump declares trade war on Rwanda over used clothing

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- July 14, 2018 17:22

Rwanda raised import duties on used clothing from America from $0.25 to $2.50 per kilogram, and is considering banning imports through 2019. Read More

Tourism in Rwanda: Why has Rwanda become a top safari destination in East Africa?

editor editor- July 12, 2018 17:57

Rwanda is among the top destinations for those headed on safari in Africa. Why has this nation become such a popular place to visit? Read More

Rwanda Convention Bureau makes UK debut at The Meetings Show

editor editor- June 19, 2018 19:28

Meetings and incentive travel planners in the UK will soon, for the first time, discover why Rwanda is growing rapidly in popularity with event organizers worldwide when the Rwanda Convention ... Read More

RwandAir and NAS partner to provide lounge services at Kigali International Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2018 16:02

National Aviation Services (NAS) announced a joint venture agreement with Rwanda’s national flag carrier, RwandAir. The JV titled NAS RwandAir Limited, will be the exclusive lounge management company at Kigali ... Read More