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Rwanda introduces tourism operating licenses

The Rwanda Development Board (RDB) has officially announced the introduction of a tourism operating license to support the regulation of tourism entities. The law regulating the tourism industry in Rwanda officially came into force on 28 July 2014, while ministerial orders regulating tourism business operating licenses and the grading of tourism entities came into effect on 3 October 2016. Both ...

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Rwanda launches Kwita Izina 2017 activities

The Rwanda Development Board has today launched Kwita Izina 2017 activities ahead of the event slated for September 1, kick-starting the World Tourism Month. This year marks the 13th edition of the annual flagship event in conservation that brings together conservation enthusiasts from all over the world to celebrate Rwanda’s success in protecting an endangered species. The theme of this ...

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Rwanda announces new doing business reforms

The Rwanda Development Board on Tuesday announced the latest Doing Business Reforms that were completed over the last seven months, aimed at further improving Rwanda’s doing business environment for stronger private sector growth. The reforms were guided by the global benchmarking tool, the World Bank Doing Business rankings, which ranks 190 economies on the ease of Doing Business. The ranking ...

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How one week stay at Red Rocks inspired my writing muse

By Joseph Ondiek As a writer, sometimes you need to escape from your so-called comfort zone, disappear under the earth and just write. After all, that is what writers are best at: writing under no influence. So when I headed to the Red Rocks Cultural Centre some few weeks ago, I wanted to escape to my world of writing. And ...

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How working from home helps sustain Amahoro Tours

By Joseph Ondiek The idea of working from home has spread across the world, which has given a new dimension of running an organisation or any business at ease. Studies have shown that working from home increases employees’ productivity, saves money, and also decreases the stress level of handling employees. The founder and managing director of Amahoro Tours, Greg Bakunzi, ...

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Celebrating Rwandan cuisine, Nyakinama style

By Joseph Ondiek  In many African communities, food is always celebrated and the planting season comes with much fanfare. Between March 24–26, the Red Rocks Intercultural Exchange Centre, which is located in Nyakimana, about seven kilometres west of Musanze town, hosted the Seed of Hope Festival as part of its monthly cultural tourism events dedicated to preserving Rwanda’s rich cultural ...

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Africa’s top hotel and aviation conferences return to Rwanda

Following last year’s hugely successful event and Rwanda enormous efforts to establish its self as a MICE hub in the region, it has been announced that the influential Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) will again run alongside AviaDev Africa in Kigali, Rwanda, on October 10-12. The return to Rwanda comes as Bench Events – the organiser – signed a new ...

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Seed of Hope Festival returns to its beautiful location in Musanze

The Seed of Hope Festival, which began in 2013 with the aim of celebrating the planting season, is returning for the fifth year to its beautiful location at the Red Rocks Intercultural Centre in Nyakinama village, Musanze district. Nestled just seven kilometres west of Musanze town, the Red Rocks Intercultural Centre boasts stunning views of the surrounding hills, making it ...

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Red Rocks to host cultural talent show

Red Rocks Rwanda is holding a 3 day event dubbed Cultural Talent Show from 17th February to 19th February, 2017 at their headquarters, located 6km from Musanze town.The event’s main aim is to raise cultural awareness of Rwanda’s hidden talent and improve cultural dialogue. During the event, attendees are going to be treated to a wide variety of authentic Rwanda’s ...

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Rwanda receives the 2017 Award of Excellence at the New York Times Travel Show

New York, January 30, 2017: Remarkable Rwanda has been recognized with an award of excellence for the Best Small Booth at the New York Times Travel Show in the United States of America. Rwanda’s tourism and travel exhibitors in the Africa pavilion stood out in their cultural attire, locally called “Imicyenyero” complementing the unique stand. According to Brad Kolodny, the ...

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