Kigali, Rwanda | THE INDEPENDENT | For a week, President Paul Kagame of Rwanda took renowned travel documentary maker, Peter Greenberg, on a tour of the country known as the “land of a thousand hills.” Greenberg is America’s most recognised, honoured, and respected front-line travel news journalist.
He is a multiple Emmy-winning investigative reporter and producer known in the travel industry as “The Travel Detective”. He is the Travel Editor for CBS News, appearing on `CBS This Morning’. Kagame proved to be the ultimate guide, showcasing the visual gems that his country has to offer.
Together, they went gorilla trekking through Volcanoes National Park, jet-skied in Lake Kivu, explored Nyungwe Forest National Park on an elevated canopy walkway and saw a variety of wildlife during on a safari through Akagera National Park.
The result is a new one-hour documentary which premiered in Chigago, USA on April 23. It is the latest edition of the groundbreaking Royal Tour series, in which Greenberg journeys to a select country to offer audiences access to extraordinary locations, historic landmarks and cultural experiences.
He gets guided by some of the most dynamic and powerful heads of state around the world. The premier in Chicago was attended by about 500 business leaders from Chicago, the famous former United Nations Peacekeeper Rtd Gen.
Romeo Dallaire, Jack Hanna- American zookeeper and Director emeritus of the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, and members of the Rwandan community in U.S. The documentary has received rev peek reviews by Rwandans who have viewed trailers online.
Video: President Kagame and First Lady Jeannette Kagame attend the premiere of Rwanda: The Royal Tour in New York. pic.twitter.com/AqCD884aIi
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