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 stated sum was secured from 134,600 tourists who visited tourist...

Bahir Dar strives to be the next lake resort

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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 Dar is a base for tourists traveling in...