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Under their flagship brand, ‘Visit Rwanda’ was presented with the award in the destination category at the opening ceremony of the travel trade show.
Popularly known as the land of thousand hills; Rwanda was named the Africa safari destinations to travel to in 2020 and among the top 30,
Rwanda has for long been one of the top bucket lists destinations visited by Africa safari tour travelers. This marks second-time Rwanda is showcasing its remarkable attractions and opportunities in tourism and hospitality at the show.
Winners were selected after voting by 30 of the most popular travel bloggers in the industry, who collectively sport more than 12 million followers on social media.
Among the attributes that were listed by voters on why Rwanda was an ideal destination is growing connectivity via the national carrier RwandAir, safety, and conservation efforts.
This East African destination is changing the African travel narrative in so many ways.
“It will be exciting to visit Rwanda’s Kigali to see its amazing transformation and to see the conservation efforts at its national parks,” said Amarachi Ekekwe, one of the judges and the travel blogger behind Travel.
Chief Tourism Officer of the Rwanda Development Board Belise Kariza recognized efforts of sector stakeholders in continuously improving Rwanda as a tourism destination.
“Visit Rwanda shares this award with the community members, conservationists, tourism operators and hoteliers who contribute every day to making Rwanda a special place to visit,” she said.
Rwanda was showcasing its remarkable attractions for the second time as well as its opportunities in tourism and hospitality.
Apart from the rolling hills, Rwanda has lots of attractions that excite travelers doing a tour in Rwanda.
These include; the mountain gorillas open for trekking in Volcanoes National Park, Chimpanzees in Nyungwe Forest National Park and wildlife in Akagera National Park among others.
You can have an impressive Kigali city tour rewarding yourself with the views of the cleanest and most organized society in East Africa.
With all these attractions, the ball is always in your court to decide to go for a gorilla trek safari Rwanda, a chimpanzee trekking tour in Rwanda, to go for a Kigali day tour, enjoy a Rwanda wildlife safari or relax at one of the lakes in Rwanda.
In attendance were the representatives from the Rwandan tourism industry, including tour and travel operators, and accommodation establishments that are showcasing tourism offerings to an audience of about 7,000 people.
Visitors to the Rwanda stand are taken on an incredible journey as they discover Rwanda’s breath-taking scenery and landscape; eco-adventure tourism like gorilla trekking, nature walks, and birding; the booming hospitality sector; and the advent of world-class conferencing venues.
Visits to Rwanda can be combined with a Uganda tour. If you would like to find out first hand why Rwanda won the award, feel free to contact us.