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Rwanda will re-open for commercial flights on August 1
Airport news

Rwanda will re-open for commercial flights on August 1

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 8, 2020

Rwanda’s Ministry of Infrastructure issued official statement, announcing that the country's airports will re-open for scheduled commercial flight operations on ... Read More

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

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

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- June 21, 2020

Rwanda has opened its tourism after few months of closure, targeting mountain gorilla tracking tourists with a cut in the ... Read More

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

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- May 7, 2020

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

Tourists spreading Coronavirus: Gorillas and Chimpanzees in danger?
African Tourism Board News

Tourists spreading Coronavirus: Gorillas and Chimpanzees in danger?

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 28, 2020

Mountain Gorillas and Chimpanzees are an important and lucrative part of the travel and tourism industry in Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania, ... Read More

Mountain Gorilla Family Ends Their Vacation in Uganda
Breaking Travel News

Mountain Gorilla Family Ends Their Vacation in Uganda

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- April 25, 2020

A Hirwa Mountain Gorilla family that had crossed into Mt. Mgahinga National Park in Uganda last year in 2019 has ... Read More

Rwanda: Next African Country becomes a victim of Coronavirus
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Rwanda: Next African Country becomes a victim of Coronavirus

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 19, 2020

Rwanda confirms 3 additional cases of  COVIDー19, bringing the total of confirmed cases to 11. The Rwanda Government in response ... Read More

Qatar Airways eyeing 49% stake in RwandAir
Airline News

Qatar Airways eyeing 49% stake in RwandAir

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2020

Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer Akbar al-Baker announced that the state-owned flag carrier of Qatar is negotiating to acquire a ... Read More

Guide to Gorilla Trekking in Africa
African Tourism Board News

Guide to Gorilla Trekking in Africa

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 14, 2020

Gorilla trekking in Africa is by far an unusual wildlife experience, something we consider a bucket-list adventure. Africa is home ... Read More

Top 5 Places To Visit In Rwanda
Breaking Travel News

Top 5 Places To Visit In Rwanda

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 25, 2019

Rwanda has a tragic history and, for that reason, it was not among the top tourist destinations in Africa. However, ... Read More

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

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- October 19, 2019

According to sources in the Virunga conservation area, 20 gorillas from the Hirwa family crossed over to  Mt. Mgahinga Gorilla ... Read More

Rwanda Tourism under attack: 14 dead
African Tourism Board News

Rwanda Tourism under attack: 14 dead

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- October 7, 2019

Seeing Gorillas in Rwanda could mean to be under attack by terrorists. A popular tourist district in Rwanda was a ... Read More

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 6, 2019

Have your heart set on visiting Uganda soon? If so, including Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in your plans is a virtual ... Read More

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

editor editor- September 23, 2019

Nowadays treks to see mountain gorillas have undeniable become the world’s most done tourist adventure, a dream come true and ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 17, 2019

Traveling to Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya or Rwanda? Let’s Go Travel is evidence, that not all Uganda Tour Operators are designed equal. ... Read More

Rwanda closes border because of Ebola threat
Breaking Travel News

Rwanda closes border because of Ebola threat

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 1, 2019

Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo remains a real threat. Rwanda is now reacting and today closed the border ... Read More

Ambassador Mangu creates synergies between Rwandan and Tanzanian tourism players
Tourism News

Ambassador Mangu creates synergies between Rwandan and Tanzanian tourism players

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- May 28, 2019

Tanzanian ambassador to Rwanda, Ernest Mangu, is engaging tour operators from both countries to create synergies, in his latest efforts ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 26, 2019

Red Rocks Cultural Center in Rwanda founder Greg Bakunzi today was appointed as the latest board member of the African Tourism ... Read More

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

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

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 10, 2019

Three Eastern African nations have emerged among the top ten fastest-growing destinations for tourism in the world. The 2019 annual ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019

The Travel & Tourism economy of Rwanda grew by 13.8% last year – one of the fastest rates in the ... Read More

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019

Tour operators in Tanzania and Rwanda have agreed to jointly market the two countries as complementary destinations in their latest ... Read More

RwandAir flies into Ethiopian capital
Airline News

RwandAir flies into Ethiopian capital

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 2, 2019

RwandAir, the flag carrier airline of Rwanda based at Kigali International Airport in Kigali, announced plans to launch service to ... Read More

ONOMO Hotels chain opens its doors in Rwanda
Hotel & Resort News

ONOMO Hotels chain opens its doors in Rwanda

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- November 13, 2018

The Pan African Hotel group, ONOMO Hotels chain, has opened its business in Rwanda, seeking to boost business tourism in ... Read More

Rwanda Development Board joins African Tourism Board
Travel Associations News

Rwanda Development Board joins African Tourism Board

editor editor- November 1, 2018

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

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

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

Greg Bakunzi Greg Bakunzi- September 21, 2018

Red Rocks is changing the narrative by establishing a partnership with other ecotourism ventures, charitable NGOs and volunteers to fulfill ... Read More

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 17, 2018

Tourism can make a difference, and Greg Bakunzi from Redrock Rwanda is showing the Rwanda style approach as an example ... Read More

Rwandan President on private visit to Seychelles
Breaking Travel News

Rwandan President on private visit to Seychelles

mm Alain St.Ange- September 9, 2018

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

Trump declares trade war on Rwanda over used clothing
Shopping Travel News

Trump declares trade war on Rwanda over used clothing

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 14, 2018

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

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

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

editor editor- July 12, 2018

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

Rwanda Convention Bureau makes UK debut at The Meetings Show
Rwanda travel news

Rwanda Convention Bureau makes UK debut at The Meetings Show

editor editor- June 19, 2018

Meetings and incentive travel planners in the UK will soon, for the first time, discover why Rwanda is growing rapidly ... Read More

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2018

National Aviation Services (NAS) announced a joint venture agreement with Rwanda’s national flag carrier, RwandAir. The JV titled NAS RwandAir ... Read More

Rwanda: Next host of the Commonwealth Heads of State Meeting
Rwanda travel news

Rwanda: Next host of the Commonwealth Heads of State Meeting

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 30, 2018

Commonwealth Tourism will put Rwanda on a glbal platform. Branding as the Land of a Thousand Hills, Rwanda has been ... Read More

Rwanda tourism set to welcome the next Commonwealth Meeting
Rwanda travel news

Rwanda tourism set to welcome the next Commonwealth Meeting

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- April 25, 2018

Branding as the Land of a Thousand Hills, Rwanda has been chosen the next host of the Commonwealth Heads of ... Read More

Rwanda honoured with the World Travel & Tourism Council’s first Global Leadership Award
Rwanda travel news

Rwanda honoured with the World Travel & Tourism Council’s first Global Leadership Award

editor editor- April 19, 2018

The country of Rwanda has been awarded WTTC’s first Global Leadership Award. The award was presented to Dr. Edouard Ngirente, ... Read More

Africa’s leaders to launch world’s largest free trade area at Rwanda meeting
Meeting Industry News

Africa’s leaders to launch world’s largest free trade area at Rwanda meeting

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 19, 2018

Africa’s leaders are expected to gather in Rwanda Wednesday to launch what they say will be the world’s largest free ... Read More

African Tourism faces obstacles ahead of ITB exhibition
Rwanda travel news

African Tourism faces obstacles ahead of ITB exhibition

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- March 5, 2018

Looking to showcase the rich attractions the continent has been endowed with at the International Tourism Fair (ITB) in Berlin ... Read More

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