Tag: world tourism day

How RDB is empowering youth to lead tourism sector drive

Rwanda joined the rest of the world to mark World Tourism Day and as part of the celebrations the government through Rwanda Development Board (RDB) partnered with the Mastercard Foundation to bring together a cluster of entrepreneurs in the sector. On how best the youth can tap into the sector, Chief Tourism Officer of Rwanda Development Board, Belise Kariza joins CNBC Africa for more.

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.