Gondar Gets New Tourist Map

Gondar City Tourist Map (Credit: http://www.cartography.org.uk/) Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – The Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID) together with the Ethiopian Mapping Agency (EMA) and the Ministry of Culture & Tourism (MoCT) prepared a new tourist map for Gondar town, the capital of North Gondar Zone in the Amhara Region. “The prevalence of peace and the sustained economic growth has […]

Lalibela changing its face, boosting tourism sector

Lalibela Tourism By Meskerem Lemma  The 11 medieval monolithic cave churches of Lalibela could be taken as the crown jewels of all heritages of the country. The whole town is a living billboard to the medieval and post-medieval civilization of Ethiopia. As this news story is written, one of the tourist destination towns, Lalibela, known for colourfully […]

Bahir Dar secures over 288 mln. Birr revenue from tourism

Bahir Dar, Ethiopia (ENA) Over 288 million Birr revenue has been secured from tourists who visited natural and historic sites in Bahir Dar Town and its surroundings in Amhara State during the concluded budget year, the State culture and tourism development office said. Office Deputy Head, Gebeyehu Tirusew said told ENA on Monday that the […]

Harar visited by more than 41,000 tourists

Harar, Ethiopia (ENA) – Harar City tourist sites have been visited by more than 41,000 tourists, City culture, tourism and heritages bureau. Tourism Director with the Bureau, Yesmin Zekaria, told ENA that more than 25 million Birr has been collected from those domestic and foreign tourists. Yesmin said that tourists visited historical, cultural and religious sites. […]

Gonder secures 19 million Birr from tourism

Gondar Tourism Gonder, Ethiopia – (ENA) – Over 19 million Birr was secured from tourists, who visited historic, cultural and religious sites in Gondar Town, Amhara State during the first quarter of this fiscal year, the town culture and tourism department said. Department Head, Getahun Seyum told ENA on Thursday that the stated sum was obtained from […]

Bahir Dar strives to be the next lake resort

Bahir-Dar-City-300x153 Bahir Dar, Ethiopia – Amhara Region Administration hopes that its capital Bahir Dar can become another Sharm El Sheikh, the famous Egyptian resort city. Over 287 private and public sector tourism related programs costing six billion birr are in the works, according to Mulugeta Seid, Amhara Region Culture, Tourism and Parks Development Bureau Head. Bahir […]
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