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The world tourism day celebrations in Burundi are set for the day; 27th September 2023. This year’s celebration in Burundi will be held in Bujumbura under the theme TOURISM AND GREEN INVESTMENTS.

Burundi joins the rest of the world to celebrate World Tourism day, a day where people the world over join together to reflect on the importance and benefits that accrue from tourism.

In Burundi, World tourim day celebratiosn are rotated on an annual basis across the regions of the country, to encourage equitable participation and visibility.

This year’s celebration will be held in the Central region at the Eden Garden Resort.

Visit Burundi under the patronage of the Ministry of Tourism welcomes all delegates to Bujumbura for the 43rd Edition of World Tourism Day 2023. As the host of this year’s World Tourism Day, we proudly invite you to experience the beauty of Burundi where tourism is rising from its ashes.

This webpage Information Note provides event information and details on the administrative, logistics, safety protocol and requirements for all guests. Guests are advised to reach through or for further administration and logistics inquiries.

We wish all delegates a fruitful conference and memorable event at Eden Garden Resort, Bujumbura.

Meeting Venue and Programme

The World Tourism Day 2023 will be held on 27th September 2023 at the Eden Garden Resort, Bujumbura, Burundi. The general programme is as follows:

-08:00- 10:30                     Debate Conference: Event on Tourism and Green Investments

-10:30- 11:00                         Breakfast

-11:15 – 12:30                      Forum

-12:45 – 14:00                     Lunch

-14:00 – 16:00                  City tour and Boat cruise on Lake Tanganyika

-10:00 – 16:00                   Tourism Exhibition

-18:00 – 22:00                 Gala Dinner and Celebration

A detailed schedule and agenda of World Tourism Day 2023 celebration and the Tourism Leaders Forum will be shared by email and will posted on the World Tourism Day website:

Badges and Access

In-person delegates are required to register online and report to the reception or the registration counter at the resort to collect the ID badge. ID badge and event kits are only available for registered delegations. The registration counter and help desk at the hotel will be open on 26th September.

a. Transport

Participants are responsible for their transport to and from Eden Garden Resort.

Further information regarding Eden Garden Resort in Bujumbura is available in the following website:

b. Gala Night

Gala Night invitation is provided by Visit Burundi from 08th until 20th of September:

  • Official government delegation: (Head of delegation + 2 delegates)
  • Private sector: 1 international representative
  • International Organizations: 1 representative
  • Embassy : 2 representative
  • Media and dignitaries: 1 representative

c. Venue

The venue for all sessions will be held in the Eden Garden Resort, Bujumbura.

d. Transportation

The mobility of the guest criteria mentioned above will be managed by the Ministry of Tourism of Saudi Arabia. Private cars and shuttles will be provided from 26th until 29th of September from and to the hotel, airport, and other designated locations within the agenda during the event.

Delegates should wear their meeting ID badges visibly at all times while in meeting areas. They are non-transferable.

  • Official meetings and events: Business
  • Gala Dinner: Formal Wear
  • Outdoor for the technical tour: casual

a. Medical Services

Medical and emergency services will be provided to registered delegates who require assistance at Event venue.

b. Activities

Experience Burundi For information about tourism in Saudi Arabia beyond Riyadh, please visit

A complimentary technical tour will be organized for guests on September 27th. More detailed will shared by email.

A Media Center will be established at the venue in order to facilitate the work of journalists accredited to cover the meetings. Members of the press who wish to cover the events will be required to register online.