Tour Operators

ET Holiday: a sore issue with tour operators

Ethiopian Tour Operators Association (ETOA)

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - Ethiopian Airlines (ET), Ethiopian Tour Operators’ Association (ETOA) and private tour operators have gotten into a dispute following the Air Transport giant’s entry into the local tour operations market through its newly-formed ET Holiday Division. Recently, ET and the association discussed issues concerning how to handle tour operations together, but ET unilaterally […]

World’s Largest Online African Safari Resource Launched

Safari Bookings

With more than 2,200 unique user reviews, over 750 expert reviews from renown safari veterans and an unmatched collection of both editorial and visual information, instantly became one of the world’s largest African Safari resources the moment it went public. The Netherlands (PRWEB) February 01, 2013 - With more than 2,200 unique user reviews, over 750 […]

Travelong Receives Outstanding Sales Award From Ethiopian Airlines


NEW YORK, NY — (Marketwire) —  Travelong, a full service travel agency under the Fareportal portfolio of brands that includes CheapOair, announced today that Ethiopian Airlines named them one of the airline’s top selling travel agencies for the year. Travelong was ranked at number eight on the list for outstanding sales. “We are honored to receive […]

Adventure tour operators create new opportunities in the US

Whitewater Rafting

Eastern Mountain Sports (EMS) has announced a partnership with Austin-Lehman Adventures (ALA) to offer new adventure tour-related services to those intent on injecting some excitement into their holidays. Austin-Lehman Adventures is an outward-bound tour company and Eastern Mountain Sports is a sports emporium. The association between the two companies will see ALA becoming EMS’ exclusive ‘adventure travel partner […]

Tour operators appeal airport ban


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - Ethiopian tour operators are complaining that the suspension of entrance to non-travelers to the Bole International Airport Terminal over the past two months is obstructing their duties. The tour operators contended that the ban on entrance to non-travelers has created difficulties in receiving and handling prospective customers and their luggage, especially those […]