Preparations finalized to celebrate World Tourism Day – Ministry


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 […]

Ex-diplomat taking over Ethiopia’s tourism

Solomon Tadesse ETO

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Solomon Tadesse is the Chief Executive Officer of the Ethiopian Tourism Organization (ETO. Most of his life, Solomon lived in […]

ETO to award diaspora businesses for tourism contribution

Solomon Tadese

- Plans to organize roadshows abroad Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – The newly established Ethiopian Tourism Organization (ETO) is set to award Ethiopians doing businesses abroad […]

Ethiopian Ambassadors urged to promote country’s tourism attractions

Bahir Dar

Addis Ababa: – In a meeting between the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and several Ethiopian ambassadors, the Ministry stated Ethiopian ambassadors should play […]

Ethiopia to finalize Sustainable Tourism Master Plan

Ethiopia STMP

PRESS RELEASE Addis Ababa, 29 July 2014 – The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia is in the process of formulating its Sustainable Tourism Master Plan […]

Ethiopia Eyes More Revenues From Tourism


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – The Culture and Tourism ministry says it will pursue a number of tourism development strategies with the aim of pushing […]

South Africa Pumps R100 Million Into Tourism Industry

South Africa Tourism Month

  By Nosihle Shelembe Johannesburg — Government will spend R100 million* to market South Africa’s tourism industry, Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom announced on Tuesday. […]

When tourism becomes a double-edged sword

Mursi Tribe

With their plated lips and ears and unique dressing the Mursi is one of the most famous tribes in Ethiopia. I was so fortunate […]

ATA & Uganda Ministry of Tourism to launch North America Road Show

ATA Uganda

Promotion for ATA’s 39th Annual World Congress in Uganda to Commence with Road Show. Press Release NEW YORK, N.Y., August 5, 2014 – The […]

Ethiopia – Tourism Key to Promote Development

Official visit by UNWTO Secretary-General Taleb Rifai to Ethiopia (Photo: -

PRESS RELEASE Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – During an official visit to Ethiopia, UNWTO Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai, met with President Mulatu Teshome, Prime Minister Hailemariam […]