Rwanda Tourism News Bulletin April

News from ‘The Land of a Thousand Hills‘ are always welcomeand even better, shared with others … read what Rwanda Tourism

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April 2014 Edition

The Rwanda Tourism News Bulletin keeps EAC-based media professionals informed with the latest press releases from the Rwanda Development Board (RDB) as well as leading lodges, tour operators and attractions.

Kwibuka 20 Commemoration

Rwanda, on January 7th, 2014, launched ‘Kwibuka20’, a series of events around the globe leading up to the 20th commemoration of the Genocide against the Tutsi. Kwibuka is the Kinyarwanda word for ‘remember’ and describes the global commemoration framework. Events leading to the main commemoration event that took place on April 7th, 2014 included the premiere of the Kwibuka20 Flame Tour (Flame of Remembrance that went around the 30 Districts of Rwanda, International Kwibuka conversations,Youth oriented events, Global Umuganda day and Your Voice initiatives. For details, visit or follow @kwibuka20.

International Peace Marathon Kigali

International Peace Marathon, Kigali

The 10th edition of the annual Kigali Marathon will take place on May 18th, 2014.
The race includes a kids run.
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Press Release

Rwandan a Rolex Awards Finalist

Dr. Olivier Nsengimana was named one of 22 2014 Rolex Enterprise Awards finalists, for conservation of the Grey crowned crane.
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Kigali Hosts African Development Bank Annual Meeting

The theme is "The Next 50 Years: The Africa we want". May 19-23, 2014 Read More

Press Release

Kwita Izina 2nd Runner up – Ulysees Award

RDB’s project was honored by UNWTO’s Award for Public Policy & Governance Innovation. Read More

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Save the Date
Embassy Event Tanzania

Registration to attend the Rwanda Tourism event in Tanzania will open soon.

Press are invited to attend on Wednesday, May 14th. Email eac

Press Release

MICE Strategy Approved by Cabinet

The Meetings, Incentives, Conventions/Conferences & Events/Exhibitions (MICE) Tourism Strategy includes creation of a MICE Convention Bureau and will boost revenue for this key sector. Email eac

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Press Release

Tourism Bill Approved by Parliament

For details email eac

Press Release
Rwanda Wins Award for Best Exhibitor in the Continent
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Save the Date

10th Anniversary of Kwita Izina

Stay tuned for June 2014 festivity announcements coming soon

Marketing Tool Launched

Tour operators can email to request

the Facebook App: 15 Experiences for 2014

Press Release
Call for Protection of Grey Crowned Crane

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Press Release
Rwanda Kicks off EAC Marketing Program
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