The Embassy of Rwanda in Beijing participated in the 4th Beijing International Tourism Commodities Fair (BITCF) at the China International Exhibition Center, Beijing from 24th-26th October 2015
BITCF is a large international tourism commodity industry pageant held by Beijing Municipal Commission of Tourism Development and supported by China National Tourism Administration and China Tourism Association. it attracts tourism exhibitors from the entire Country and neighboring Association of Southeast Asian Nations(ASEAN).
The Rwandan booth exhibited tourism destinations and commodities such as coffee, tea and craft made in Rwanda. A cultural troupe of Rwandan Students also performed at the exhibition. Many visitors, Chinese and foreigners living in Beijing a well as other exhibitors were attracted to the Rwandan stand.
Rwanda Embassy in collaboration with RDB, plans more exhibitions such as this with view to continue sensitization of Chinese on Rwanda as a premier tourism and business destination. Already Rwanda is on China’s official list of preferred destination for Chinese citizens. With the EAC single tourist visa and Rwanda Air planning to fly to China next year,Rwanda is set to get a lions share of the annual 100 million plus Chinese outbound tourists.”