Rwanda nets $19m from gorilla permits

Gorillas are big business — translating directly into tourism dollars, according to the latest stats from Rwanda tourism officials. Rwanda confirmed it sold 15,132 mountain gorilla permits worth US$19.2 million to tourists in 2018, higher than the $15 million sold in 2016 before Rwanda increased the permit price from $750 to $1,500 in 2017, an […]