Tourism Means More Than Genocide Memorials

Dark Tourism has become increasingly popular in the last few decades. Also known as grief tourism, dark tourism involves travel to places of great tragedy or death. With the rise of ghost-hunting television shows or any number of video websites looking for the shock factor for jaded audiences, it’s no wonder many individuals search out old concentration camps or the …

Rwanda Turns To Casinos To Drive Post Genocide Economic Recovery

Rwandan Entrepreneurs Boosting Local Economy via Casinos The State of Rwanda The 1994 Rwandan Genocide (in which 800,000 people lost their lives) left the country’s economy in ruins. This genocide and loss of human life devastated the people and economy and shell-shocked the nation. Years later, the economy is still coming to terms with those events but has made strides, …