Kivu Belt Destination Management Unit

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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 …

Start of project to upgrade Rubavu Public Beach

The development project to upgrade Rubavu Public Beach and to pedestrianize parts of Avenue de la Cooperation has started. The beach is currently under the management of Rubavu District and in need a poor state due to the lack of funding. Rubavu District has concluded that the beach will be better managed by the private …

Upgrading the Congo Nile Trail

The Congo Nile Trail is one of the best hiking trails in Africa. The trail can be completed on foot, by bike or by kayak. The trail traverses a series of interconnected single paths, dirt roads and hiking tracks through the Kivu Belt. A joint project between RDB, Chamber of Tourism and GIZ will see …

New Kivu Belt Investment Guidelines

Rwanda Development Board wants to accelerate tourism development in the Rwanda with existing and new projects as a new approach of developing areas with high potential tourism value. A focus on the Kivu Belt and Lake Kivu with the development of new investment guidelines for the tourism sector. The investment guidelines will complement the previously …

Identifying and developing business opportunities & services along the Congo Nile Trail

The Congo Nile trail is used for both hiking and biking: the hiking trail has 181.9 km and can be completed in 10 days, while the biking trail has 248.2 km and can be completed within 6 days. Most visitors to the Congo Nile Trail hike or bike only a few stages instead of challenging …