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ICTP partners with Rwanda on mountain gorilla naming ceremony

"Professor Geoffrey Lipman, President of the International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) said: "We are honored to support this unique initiative with our friends in Rwanda.

Rwanda’s Festival of the Gorillas becomes annual tourist destination

(eTN) - When the Rwanda Development Board’s (RDB) Tourism and Conservation Department holds their annual Kwita Izina Gorilla Naming Ceremony on Saturday, June 22, at Kinigi, outside Volcano National

UN-backed meeting calls for better protection of gorillas

A United Nations-backed meeting in Kigali, Rwanda, has concluded with a call for better enforcement of laws to protect endangered gorillas in 10 African countries.

Rwanda tourism planning annual Kwita Izina festival

The Rwanda Development Board – Tourism and Conservation, has last week given more public information about the planned activities and programs for the annual

Uganda’s tourism reaps from Sh2b government boost

Kampala — Six months after the additional budget boost to the tourism sector, there is evidence that the money is being well spent.

United Nations honor gorillas, Uganda celebrates them

The UN has declared 2009 as the global “Year of the Gorilla,” and even appointed a special UN Ambassador towards this end, and celebrations towards the recognition of the need to actively preserve

6,000 hotel rooms needed by 2012

Rwanda - The projection comes at a time when the country has been ranked among the top 10 travel destinations by travel guide Lonely Planet, which is likely to result in more tourists visiting the cou

New gorilla groups to boost tourism

The Uganda Wildlife Authority has habituated two new gorilla groups for tourists.

Rwanda introduces ‘gorilla tax’

KIGALI (eTN) - Rwandan companies using the country's famous mountain gorillas' image for marketing purposes will have to pay a tax aimed at financing the endangered species protection, officials announced Monday.