• Tourism Policy and Master Plan (assorted with indicative plans for the proposed Destination Management Areas) were passed by Cabinet, Tourism Law passed by Cabinet, now in Parliament .
• System for Classification of hospitality establishments in place (championed at EAC level)
• The Nyungwe Forest Canopy walk and three new birding routes were developed.
• The tourism sector continued to flourish in 2012/13 with total revenues reaching $297.8 million, representing 12.8% growth on 2011/12. The main source of tourism income came from the leisure sub sector.