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Rwanda Local tourists to get 44% discount on hot Air Balloon ride

Rwandan citizens will have to pay $250 dollars to be able to experience the new adventurous hot air balloon that was introduced in Akagera National Park last week.

This was confirmed by Atilla Turkmen, Managing Director of Royal Ballon Rwanda, while responding to concerns that recently emerged from the public with the majorit… read more

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Rwanda Rwanda ranked safest country in Africa

Rwanda has been named as the safest country for solo travelers in Africa and the sixth on the planet according to a review conducted by usebounce, a renowned and trusted travel website.

The country was the only one in Africa to make it in the top 10 list which is led by Switzerland.

According to the survey, the main cri… read more

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Rwanda Rwanda launches Air Balloon rides in Akagera Park

Tourists visiting Akagera National Park will be exposed to a new adventurous product following the launch of the first air balloon experience in Rwanda.

The development comes as a result of an agreement between Rwanda Development Board (RDB) and Royal Balloon as well as Akagera Management Company. Under the agreement, Ro… read more

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Zimbabwe Foreign airlines have over $177 Million trapped in Zimbabwe

International airlines flying into Harare’s Mugabe International Airport are out of pocket, with millions of dollars unable to be repatriated from the country. International airlines are among the many foreign companies waiting to repatriate around US$2.5 billion reportedly stuck in Zimbabwe.

Shortage of hard currency in Zimbabwe sp… read more

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AA Travenews MeetingsAfrica heralds return of Live Business Events in Africa

The big announcement by South African Tourism in the middle of November 2021 on the return of the continent’s big two events after a year and a half hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic was received with excitement by the travel and tourism trade in the Africa region and beyond.

As we have come to know and experienced the devastation of … read more

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Rwanda U.S.$36 Million to support communities around Rwanda's National Parks

Rwanda is set to host the regional headquarters of Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) following a presidential order signed by President Paul Kagame and issued in the national gazette.

Founded in 1895, Wildlife Conservation Society is an NGO with headquarters in New York with the aim to conserve the world's largest wildlife … read more

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AA Travenews Tourism in East Africa - Unpicked ripe fruit

If there is one thing that East Africa is widely known for, it is definitely its exotic nature scape extending from rivers to lakes, and across the East African Rift Valley. It is with no doubt tourism is one of Tanzania's - indeed East Africa's - major forex earners and contributors to the economy.

Tourism is also one of the major employe… read more

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Rwanda Rwanda ranks 6th in visa openness in Africa

Rwanda progressed the most, after Tanzania, in regional countries that opened to visitors from other African countries as well as African Union initiatives in the last five years. This is according to authors of the latest Africa Visa Openness report 2021.

Rwanda scored 6th in this year's rankings and top performers despite t… read more

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Unwto Five African destinations make UNWTO’s Tourism Villages list

Five African destinations have been selected as part of the novel world tourism organization’s Best Tourism Villages project. In total 44 destinations were celebrated at the just held 24th UNWTO General Assembly in Madrid, Spain.

The five African countries are Morocco, Rwanda, Kenya, Mauritius and Ethiopia.

Le Morne-Mauriti… read more

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AFRAA African airlines’ performance updates by AFRAA

A new wave of infection of COVID19 is ongoing in Europe and Oceania. Partial lockdowns and various restrictions measures are established in countries like Austria, Netherland, Belgium, etc.

Moreover, a new and potentially more transmissible coronavirus variant first identified by South African scientists has prompted a fresh round of trave… read more

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