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News Ethiopia Tourism: How South African Tourism Can Get Its Mojo Back

Published on: Tuesday 04 February 2020
How South African Tourism Can Get Its Mojo Back
News source: https://skift.com/2020/02/05/how-south-african-tourism-can-get-its-mojo-back/

Also, as emerging countries like Namibia, Senegal, Ethiopia, and Rwanda make a compelling and persuasive sell for intrepid tourist dollars, they take share away from South Africa. It’s always hard to ...

News Ethiopia Tourism: World Tourism Up 4%, Fastest-Growing Countries Include Iran, Myanmar

Published on: Tuesday 04 February 2020
World Tourism Up 4%, Fastest-Growing Countries Include Iran, Myanmar
News source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/michaelgoldstein/2020/02/04/world-tourism-up-4-fastest-growing-countries-include-iran-myanmar/

Worldwide travelers grew 4% in 2019 to 1.5 billion, with some of the fast-growing destinations forbidding countries like Iran and Myanmar.

News Ethiopia Tourism: Ten killed in seating collapse at Ethiopian festival

Published on: Monday 20 January 2020
Ten killed in seating collapse at Ethiopian festival
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/ten-killed-seating-collapse-ethiopian-festival-145812454.html

At least ten people were killed Monday and scores injured when a seating area collapsed during a major Orthodox Christian celebration in Ethiopia, with fears the death toll could rise. The accident occurred just before 8am (0500 GMT) Monday in Gondar, a historic city in the country's north, where

News Ethiopia Tourism: Ghanaian and Nigerian team experience Ethiopia’s Timket Festival

Published on: Wednesday 22 January 2020
Ghanaian and Nigerian team experience Ethiopia’s Timket Festival
News source: https://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/entertainment/Ghanaian-and-Nigerian-team-experience-Ethiopia-s-Timket-Festival-845383

2020-01-22 - A team of Ghanaian and Nigerian tour operators, media personnel and tourists took part in the 2020 edition of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church’s epiphany celebrations in the country’s capital of Addis Ababa last Monday.

News Ethiopia Tourism: These Habesha Creatives Curated An Unforgettable Experience To Highlight The Greatness Their Homeland Holds Through ‘Destination Ethiopia’

Published on: Sunday 05 January 2020
These Habesha Creatives Curated An Unforgettable Experience To Highlight The Greatness Their Homeland Holds Through ‘Destination Ethiopia’
News source: https://www.blavity.com/these-habesha-creatives-curated-an-unforgettable-experience-to-highlight-the-greatness-their-homeland-holds-through-destination-ethiopia

helping to unify all event organizers and create a balanced itinerary that helps promote Ethiopia as a viable tourist and travel destination. Nate wholeheartedly agrees — and believes that the western ...

News Ethiopia Tourism: 8 Countries, 21 Days, 1 Private Planet: The Ultimate Travel Bucket List Trip

Published on: Thursday 31 October 2019
8 Countries, 21 Days, 1 Private Planet: The Ultimate Travel Bucket List Trip
News source: https://www.townandcountrymag.com/leisure/travel-guide/a29390070/private-jet-tour-tcs-world-travel-black-planes/

We are at the start of a journey to Africa (Zurich is the kickoff point) organized by a company called TCS World Travel. It will take us, over 21 days, to eight countries—Ethiopia, the Seychelles, ...

News Ethiopia Tourism: Deadly Ethiopia unrest poses fresh challenge to Nobel winner

Published on: Thursday 24 October 2019
Deadly Ethiopia unrest poses fresh challenge to Nobel winner
News source: https://www.wavy.com/news/world/deadly-ethiopia-unrest-poses-fresh-challenge-to-nobel-winner/

Ethiopia’s Nobel Peace Prize-winning prime minister Abiy Ahmed faced the most serious ... U.S. regulations prohibit Americans from engaging in tourism in Cuba. Travel with special purposes, like ...

News Ethiopia Tourism: From Ethiopia to Australia, the Promises and Pitfalls of Tourism for Good

Published on: Monday 28 October 2019
From Ethiopia to Australia, the Promises and Pitfalls of Tourism for Good
News source: https://www.voanews.com/economy-business/ethiopia-australia-promises-and-pitfalls-tourism-good

The opening of Ethiopia's once-secretive imperial palace complex has been hailed as symbolizing a new era of openness for the east African nation, but it also has another aim — job creation. The Menelik palace and its 40-acre Unity Park compound overlooking Addis Ababa opened to the public this month after being closed for more than a century when it housed emperors but was also used as a torture site under the communist Derg regime. It was established in 1887 by Emperor Menelik II and given back to the city by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who came to power 18 months ago.

News Ethiopia Tourism: Looted Ethiopian Crown Resurfaces in the Netherlands

Published on: Thursday 03 October 2019
Looted Ethiopian Crown Resurfaces in the Netherlands
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/03/arts/design/ethiopian-crown.html

The Ethiopian ambassador to the Netherlands, Abay Weldu Hagos, said in a telephone interview that discussions were underway with Ethiopia’s Ministry of Tourism and Culture to return the work either to ...

News Ethiopia Tourism: Oscars: Ethiopia Selects 'Running Against the Wind' for Best International Feature Category

Published on: Monday 16 September 2019
Oscars: Ethiopia Selects 'Running Against the Wind' for Best International Feature Category
News source: https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/running-wind-is-ethiopias-oscar-submission-1239930

... to Ethiopia," the movie is the first film ever submitted to the Academy Awards with the backing of Ethiopia's Ministry of Culture and Tourism; previous entries were the sole responsibility of ...

News Ethiopia Tourism: The 1990s: The Golden Age of Travel?

Published on: Thursday 15 August 2019
The 1990s: The Golden Age of Travel?
News source: https://www.newsweek.com/1990s-golden-age-travel-1454315

AIDs – or 'Slim' as it was known – was running riot across the African continent; East versus West proxy wars were still continuing in Angola, Mozambique and Ethiopia and ... and changed the way most ...

News Ethiopia Tourism: Travel Through Ethiopia’s UNESCO Sites

Published on: Thursday 15 August 2019
Travel Through Ethiopia’s UNESCO Sites
News source: https://www.africa.com/travel-through-ethiopias-unesco-sites/

As of 2019, Ethiopia is home to nine UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Eight of these sites are cultural, making Simien Mountains the only natural site. In no particular order, here are some of the ...

News Ethiopia Tourism: Abercrombie & Kent’s CEO Wants to Be Your Personal Tour Guide to Ethiopia and Brazil

Published on: Friday 16 August 2019
Abercrombie & Kent’s CEO Wants to Be Your Personal Tour Guide to Ethiopia and Brazil
News source: https://robbreport.com/travel/destinations/abercrombie-kent-geoffrey-kent-expeditions-2863637/

Tell us about Ethiopia by Air: Danakil & Beyond (October ... They see themselves as experience seekers; educated, active, accomplished. Travel is an essential part of their luxury lifestyle.

News Ethiopia Tourism: Ethiopia: One-Stop Shop for Health Needs

Published on: Monday 15 July 2019
Ethiopia: One-Stop Shop for Health Needs
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201907160253.html

For many Ethiopians, medical tourism might have been a luxury a decade ago, but it has now become a reality for thousands. With scarce forex resources to spend it in the midst of an often vulnerable and broken medical care at home, many people continue to venture outside of the nation, to places such as India and Thailand looking for private medical care that is often a lofty dream within Ethiopia.

News Ethiopia Tourism: Forced Displacement Causes Controversy in Ethiopia's Omo Valley

Published on: Friday 19 July 2019
Forced Displacement Causes Controversy in Ethiopia's Omo Valley
News source: https://www.voanews.com/africa/forced-displacement-causes-controversy-ethiopias-omo-valley

A dam project and sugarcane plantation intended to transform southern Ethiopia could mean the end to a way of life for indigenous people living in the region. The $1.7 billion hydroelectric Gibe III dam, completed in 2015, harnesses power from the Omo River.

News Ethiopia Tourism: Ethiopian Tourism Delegate to Grace Cannes Film Festival

Published on: Sunday 12 May 2019
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201905130269.html

Ethiopian Tourism is set to take part in the latest edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France, led by CEO of Ethiopian Tourism Organization (ETO), Lensa Mekonnen. With the intention of ...

News Ethiopia Tourism: Ethiopia Travel Service Announces New Site To Help US Tourists Plan Custom Trips to Ethiopia

Published on: Friday 10 May 2019
News source: https://menafn.com/1098509629/Ethiopia-Travel-Service-Announces-New-Site-To-Help-US-Tourists-Plan-Custom-Trips-to-Ethiopia?src=Rss

(MENAFN - Online PR News) US-based LodeStar Travel Info announced today that they have launched a new website to help adventurous travelers plan custom-tailored tours to Ethiopia. Online PR News ...

News Ethiopia Tourism: Ethiopia Striving to Revitalize Tourism Sector

Published on: Friday 17 May 2019
News source: https://www.msn.com/en-za/news/other/ethiopia-striving-to-revitalize-tourism-sector/ar-AABy6iT

Addis Ababa May 18/2019 Ethiopia is working to revitalize thenation’s tourism industry through restructuring the ministry and introducingnew systems, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism said. Ethiopia ...