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Rwanda welcomes the world to the first ever WTTC Global Summit in Africa.

Rwanda is proud to co-host the 23rd World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) Global Summit from 1-3 November 2023. The annual summit brings together industry leaders and government representatives to discuss and align efforts for the recovery of the travel and tourism sector.

 

The theme of this year’s Global Summit, Building Bridges to a Sustainable Future, is focused on moving towards a safer, more resilient, inclusive and sustainable future.

 

Coming to Africa for the first time

 

For the first time, the World Travel and Tourism Council Global Summit will take place in Africa. Known for its commitment to sustainable tourism and biodiversity conservation, Rwanda will highlight the power of sustainable tourism to protect biodiversity and build thriving communities.

 

Register to attend

 

If you have already received an invitation to attend the summit, click here. If you haven’t received an invitation but would like to attend, you can complete the application form here.

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Explore Rwanda

Known as the “Land of A Thousand Hills,” Rwanda offers once-in-a-lifetime experiences.

Gorilla Trekking

Rwanda is one of the few countries where you can find mountain gorillas. Thanks to the incredible conservation efforts, endangered mountain gorillas are now the only great ape species in the world growing in number. Rwanda offers unforgettable adventures that allow you to get up close with these majestic creatures in the Volcanoes National Park.

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Akagera National Park

Akagera National Park is central Africa’s largest protected wetland and Rwanda’s refuge for savannah adapted species. In this park you will encounter the Big Five, and enjoy a hot air balloon safari and a boat safari among other unique experiences. Here you can encounter the Big Five, enjoy a hot air balloon ride or a sunset boat safari, among other unique experiences. Akagera offers captivating views of the savannah, serene lakes, and wetlands, making it an ideal destination for those who enjoy the outdoors and wildlife game drives.

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Nyungwe National Park

Located in the southwestern Rwanda, Nyungwe National Park is one of Africa’s oldest rainforests and was recently inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage list. Your journey will include an opportunity to traverse the canopy walkway, spot incredible biodiversity on beautiful trails, and enjoy breathtaking views of the lush rainforest canopy.

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City of Kigali

The vibrant city of Kigali offers a unique mix of art, culture, and modernity. Dive into lively markets that offer a mix of tastes and crafts and stroll around ambient and welcoming neighbourhoods. You will enjoy the variety of culinary tastes offered by local eateries, an exciting nightlife and the friendliness of the city’s residents.

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