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How will Rwanda’s hospitality sector recover from the COVID-19 lockdown?

International home sharing company, AirBnb has committed $250 million to hosts who lost income from to cancellations due the Covid-19 pandemic; now that Rwanda has just announced a 2 week extension on the national lockdown, what will the local hospitality sector do to cope with the halted activity? And how will it recover from bookings lost for months to come? Nsengiyumva Barakabuye, Chairman of the Rwanda Hospitality Association joins CNBC Africa for more.

Rwanda‘s hospitality industry seeks bail-out to cushion COVID-19 impact

With a number of events scheduled to be held in different countries in the region postponed or cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak, the hospitality industry is counting losses and evaluating possible recovery strategies. Earlier we were joined by Nsengiyumva Barakabuye, President of Rwanda Hospitality Association joins CNBC Africa for more.

New initiative set to attract tourists to Rwanda’s Kivu Belt

Rwanda has introduced Kivubelt festival, an annual initiative that aims to promote tourism along the Lake Kivu. This aligns with the country’s efforts to diversify tourism products and boost revenues from the sector. CNBC Africa’s Steven Muvunyi reports.
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