The Rwanda Development Board (RDB) has signed a 25-YEAR concession agreement with Imizi Ecotourism Development Ltd for the development of a multi-phased conservation and tourism management program in Gishwati-Mukura National Park. The concession agreement will see Imizi develop and operate an exclusive chimpanzee and primate trekking experience under the Wilderness Safaris brand, while RDB will oversee ecology ...
Tag: Rwanda Tourism
April 27, 2019Maurice Twahirwa
A first Investor Forum took place in Rubavu District today with RDB encouraging members of both the local and international business community to invest in the district. The Forum, which attracted over 200 people from the private sector and government, was organized by the Rubavu District administration. Speaking during the event, Winifred Ngangure, the RDB Head of ...
April 19, 2019Maurice Twahirwa
The bird watching experience in Rwanda is set to improve after 35 local birding guides completed a 19-day training exercise today. Led by British expert birder Malcolm Wilson, the guides were trained on bird watching techniques, photography, ringing, breeding biology, tourism and presentation. The training was organized by the Rwanda Development Board (RDB), in collaboration with the Rwanda ...
April 5, 2019Maurice Twahirwa
A three-day training workshop for 100 women tourism and hospitality professionals led by experts from the Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management, a Dubai based hospitality centre of excellence has been concluded yesterday. This vocational training, titled ‘Empowering 100 Women Future Leaders in Hospitality Excellence’, followed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Rwanda Ministry ...
March 21, 2019Maurice Twahirwa
100 women tourism and hospitality professionals are today commencing a three-day training workshop from the Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management, a Dubai based hospitality center of excellence. This vocational training, titled ‘Empowering 100 Women Future Leaders in Hospitality Excellence’, follows the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Rwanda Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International ...
March 18, 2019Maurice Twahirwa
A training exercise organized for 35 local birding guides has started today in an aim to improve the bird watching experience in Rwanda. Led by British expert birder Malcolm Wilson, the guides will be trained on bird watching techniques, photography, ringing, breeding biology, tourism and presentation. Each local guide received bird watching books and a ...
March 16, 2019Maurice Twahirwa
In the framework of implementing the Visit Rwanda-Arsenal FC partnership, Ferwafa (The Rwandan Football Federation), in partnership with the Ministry of Sports and Culture (Minispoc), is hosting two Arsenal FC youth coaches, Simon McManus and Kerry Green for a five-day ‘coach-the-coaches’ coaching clinic. They will lead a coaching clinic for 50 Rwandan coaches from around ...
February 18, 2019Maurice Twahirwa
RDB (Rwanda Development Board) today joined the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International and the Ellen DeGeneres Gorilla Fund in the ground-breaking ceremony for the multi-million dollar Ellen DeGeneres Campus of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund. The ceremony took place in Kinigi, Musanze District. The ceremonial ground breaking for the construction of ...
February 12, 2019Maurice Twahirwa
Rwanda will look to woo more Middle Eastern tourists at the International Mediterranean Tourism Market (IMTM2019) which takes place from tomorrow till Wednesday in Tel Aviv, Israel. The International Mediterranean Tourism Market (IMTM) is the largest professional tourism fair and B2B event in the eastern Mediterranean. The global show attracts people ...
February 11, 2019Maurice Twahirwa
Visit Rwanda yesterday successfully held its first ever fan activation activity at the Emirates Stadium, London. The goals of the activation were to first of all, introduce Visit Rwanda to the Arsenal FC fan base in an interactive manner and secondly, further strengthen the already existing relationship between Visit Rwanda and ...
January 20, 2019Maurice Twahirwa