Kivu Belt Destination Management Unit

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Improving transport systems on the Congo Nile Trail

Monday the 7th of March was the start of a series of workshops held in the Kivu Belt to coordinate and improve transport systems along the Congo Nile Trail. The workshop served to come up with various solutions for transport needs for visitors on the hiking and biking trail. More than 20 representatives from various …

African Tour Operators Visit the Kivu Belt

The 2021 edition of the African Tourism Leadership Forum and Rwanda Tourism Week had a strong emphasis on post covid recovery and intra-African travel. Following the tourism week in Kigali, the Kivu Belt DMU has hosted a fam trip for 10 different tour operators to the Kivu Belt. The tour operators were representatives or owners …

Rubavu Beach Project presented to stakeholders

A delegation from the Netherlands visited Rubavu from the 25th to the 29th of October. In the delegation were members from VNG International, Municipality of Rheden and Van Hall Larenstein University. The visit to Rubavu was the end of a 5 year collaboration with Rubavu as support in local administration. During the visit the delegation …

East African Tourism Expo 2021

The Expo was a relevant event to participate in as most of the buyers or visitors who came to the stands were asking about tourism information and most of the participating institutions were related to tourism. Most of the private tourism and hospitality operators who participated were from Tanzania therefore the private sector representation from …

Work on Rwanda Tourism Database starts

Rwanda will soon have a new tourism database. The database will be directly managed by RDB but includes the support of all stakeholders involved in Rwanda’s tourism sector. GOPA Worldwide Consultants have been contracted to develop the database. The database will have the functionality of having many different actors such as private companies, staff in …

New guides joins RSGA in the Kivu Belt

Representatives from Rwanda Safari Guides Association travelled to Rubavu to  hold interviews with aspiring guides on the 13th and 14th of September. 17 of the guides interviewed qualified to join the RSGA.  A requirement to be a licensed guide in Rwanda is to be a member of Rwanda Safari Guides Association. The entrance test is …