Community based Tourism growing in Ethiopia

Fitsum Community Tourism Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – The Ethiopian Tour Operators Association held a panel discussion on community based tourism on Tuesday September 30th at Capital Hotel where tour operators and stakeholders in the hospitality sector were present. The panel discussion was mainly focused on community based tourism and what needs to be done for it to develop […]

Against the waves

Irreecha Festival Insights of the 2014 Irreecha festival By Daniel Dormeyer When they left from Addis Ababa early in the morning of Sunday October 5, the two Europeans, James Cator from England and Daniel Dormeyer from Germany, accompanied by two Ethiopians, Minassie Alemayehu and Haile Mekonen, did not really gauge the significance and importance of what they […]

Visitors say Ethiopia land of incredible destinations

Gonder Fasiledes Castle Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – North American National Tour visitors who visited Ethiopia recently said that Ethiopia is an incredibly diverse nation with infinite tourist destinations which could drastically build its image at global level. The group which included authors, journalists, educators and travel operators made the remark later last week after they visited the country for […]

Meskel, Finding of the True Cross

Gishen Mariam Monastery Meskel Festival, the finding of the True Cross is celebrated today in Ethiopia. A Unique Heritage  Few countries in the world possess such a wealth and variety of ancient legends and fascinating attractions as Ethiopia. Apart from its geographical and historical sites Ethiopia’s cultural and religious festivities add to the beauty of its landscape and […]

Ethiopians Celebrate Annual ‘Demera’ Bonfire

Demera Bonfire Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Tens of thousands of Ethiopians converged on downtown Addis Ababa on Friday to celebrate Demera, the annual bonfire lighting ceremony on the eve of the anniversary of Meskel the finding of the true cross by St Helena in the fourth century AD. Resident diplomats, clerics, expats and government officials joined the […]

Proclamation aimed at boosting tourism income & preserving local heritages implemented

Meskel Celebration Addis Ababa, Ethiopia :(ENA) – Ministry of Culture and Tourism stated a new proclamation that is aimed at boosting tourism income and preserving heritages is being implemented. The country adopted a proclamation to this effect more than a decade ago. However, the proclamation did not address critical issues such as accountability, categorization of heritages, etc, creating […]

Preparations finalized to celebrate World Tourism Day – Ministry

Semera Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Ethiopian Ministry of Culture and Tourism said that it has finalized preparations to celebrate the 27th World Tourism Day in Afar Regional State from September 22 to 30, 2014. State Minister of Culture and Tourism, Tadelech Dalacho told journalists on Thursday that the aim of the celebration is to create awareness on the […]

‘Tourist Hub’ Arba Minch Celebrates its Golden Jubilee

Arba Minch Jubilee Arba Minch Town, located in the Southern Nations, Nationalities and People’s Regional State of Ethiopia, has celebrated the 50th year of its establishment. During the Golden Jubilee occasion, Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn and various high government officials were present. Surrounded by two major lakes, Abaya and Chamo, the town has multi-faceted cultural and natural attractions. […]

Ethiopia Eyes More Revenues From Tourism

Afar Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – The Culture and Tourism ministry says it will pursue a number of tourism development strategies with the aim of pushing Ethiopia’s tourism sector forward. Ethiopia works tooth and nail to perk up its tourism sector, fully exploit its tourism potentialities and raise the contribution of the tourism industry in its national […]

National Jubilee Palace to open doors for visitors

National Jubilee Palace     Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – The Ethiopian government has decided to turn the residential house of Ethiopian presidents, the National Jubilee Palace, into a museum and move the Jubilee Palace to Prince Mekonnen compound located in Sidist Kilo locality. New buildings will be built in the Prince Mekonnen compound. The designs of the new buildings […]
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