Tag: rwanda tourism chamber
It was announced this week that Rwanda has been confirmed as the newest host of the secretariat for the East Africa Tourism Platform. The body, which was established back in 2011, has received $250,000 as part of a two year partnership deal with Trademark East Africa to support its operations. So as the struggling tourism industry gears up for a comeback, what’s the next move? CNBC Africa spoke to the DG of the Rwanda Tourism Chamber, Frank Gisha Mugisha for more.
The COVID-19 pandemic saw Rwanda lose about $10 million in tourism receipts between March and April this year. Now, the country is looking for tech and innovative business solutions that could help tourism and hospitality sectors recover from the crisis. Frank Gisha Mugisha, Director of Rwanda Tourism Chamber joins CNBC Africa for more.
Tourism is a crucial sector to Rwanda’s economy and the country has set out to double revenue from the sector to $800 million in the next four years. Frank Gisha Mugisha, Director of Rwanda Tourism Chamber joins CNBC Africa to explain the role of the private sector.