Thousands of Los Angles people set all their eyes on Rwanda stand during the Rwanda Los Angeles-based travel and Adventure show. Rwanda built its reputation more in the U.S.A as a first choice destination in East Africa with variety to explore and discover.Los Angeles people showed love to Rwanda by visiting the country with 41% of Rwanda guests coming from USA a good reason for Rwanda development board to exhibit and market the destination even more to USA citizens.
Ms. Belise Kariza, Chief Tourism Officer, also in charge of wildlife conservation at RDB, commented on the Rwandan participation when she said, “The USA is Rwanda’s number one source market with 41% of American visitors coming for leisure activities. The USA which ranks 2nd in terms of international spending on tourism according to UNWTO, represents an important pool of potential tourists to tap into as Rwanda grows its tourism offerings, mainly eco-adventure, Meetings and Conventions and cultural tourism.”. Indeed Rwanda is a magical tourism destination in Africa full of amazing landscape, forests, mountains, lakes, primates, birds and the friendly people.
With four national parks, besides the scenic shores of Lake Kivu along which the Congo Nile Trail extends for over 220 kilometers, Rwanda is offering adventure seekers a wide range of options, from gorilla trekking and golden monkey tracking to cycling, hiking the Nyungwe Forest National Park, bird watching, and exploring the classic savannah safari in Akagera National Park. Culture is also on offer after several of the former Royal palaces and sites were restored, as is caving, a more recent addition to the menu of options for visitors.
During the exhibition show all Los Angeles people seemed to look up for this year a great reason for many Rwanda increased tourist arrivals from USA. However for over 10years tourism has been Rwanda’s top foreign-exchange earner, generating million in 2014 and currently the world famous for the best Africa gorilla tracking tours. Every year the number of tourists to volcanoes national park to see primates goes high despite the pricy Rwanda gorilla permit at $750.East Africa has a region has three gorilla tracking parks sited in different countries including Rwanda but still Rwanda gorilla tracking is outstanding in several ways.
Time factor is one of them, followed by manageable hikes plus easy connectivity to other region popular attractions like wildlife in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda as well as other gorilla tracking parks. The Rwanda tourism board looks at the event as the base for showing the world what Rwanda has to offer in terms of travel and tourism. Rwanda noticed a growing travel trend through different travel exhibitions and more exhibitions are yet to be held in different countries across the globe.
After a good turn up of people in a particular trade show, Rwanda can proudly say that it has successfully reached out to the targeted audience in the travel industry. With the Los Angeles show now concluded, the Rwandan team is heading to Berlin next to attend ITB 2016 where the country is aiming to recapture the best African Stand award once again. Rwanda is connected by air from the United States through Brussels Airlines, KLM, Qatar Airways, and by Kenya Airways and a number of other airlines including, of course, national airline, Rwanda Air, from across Africa. The trade show will be attended by millions of travelers an indication for the successful travel industry in East Africa for Rwanda as a unique travel destination.