TOURISM: 2008: Gorilla naming boosts Rwanda’s tourism sector

The increase in revenues officially made the industry the number one foreign exchange earner, contributing about 3.7 percent to the national gross domestic product (GDP) Last year Rwanda’s tourism industry emerged the top foreign currency earner, generating revenues worth $42.3m (Rwf23.6b) from 390,000 tourists, according to Rwanda Office of Tourism and National Parks (ORTPN) — an institution mandated for the  promotion of tourism and conservation of national parks in Rwanda.
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