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What tourism means to Rwanda’s economy as nation celebrates World Tourism Day

World Tourism Day is celebrated every year on September 27th with an aim of promoting tourism around the world. As the world celebrates the world Tourism Day, Rwanda Development Board and MasterCard signed a partnership agreement that will help improve the skills in the tourism industry in the country. Now, what does tourism mean to the country and to the hospitality sector? CNBC Africa’s Zwena Bachoo filed this report.

Rwandan Tourism sector equipping youth with skills for the future

Rwanda has looked at the services and tourism sector as a potential bread basket in its economy diversity plan. Fast forward to a $50 million Mastercard Foundation initiative known as Hanga Ahazaza that seeks to provide opportunities for the youth to tap into the Hospitality and tourism sectors. Rica Rwigamba, Country Representative of Mastercard Foundation Hanga Ahazaza Initiative joins CNBC Africa for more.