The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has agreed to provide a three year technical and advisory support to the Ethiopian Tourism Organization (ETO) over its marketing and destination development projects;including setting out a roadmap and capacity building for the tourism sector.
Teaming up to exploit trade and tourism upshots from the upcoming Dubai trade fair, the Agricultural Transformation Agency (ATA) and the Ethiopian Tourism Organization (ETO), seek to secure USD 63 million worth of trade deals.
The Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar made an official three-day visit to Ethiopia this week looking to expand the partnership beyond foreign aid, and met with the political leadership of the nation, including Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and President SahleworkZewde announcing a new partnership in Lalibela UNESCO Heritage site and visited a refugee camp in Tigray region.
The embattled CEO of Ethiopian Tourism Organization (ETO), Lensa (Aida) Mekonnen held a three-day marathon of meetings with operators of the sectors at Harmony Hotel this week and received harsh criticisms.
Two years afterthe decree of the first State of Emergencies (SoE) in 2016, both local and global brand hotels are gradually regaining their pre-SoE markets, said Addis Ababa Hotel Owners Association this week.
Addis Ababa City, often referred to as the capital of Africa, mostly pertaining to its being the seat of the African Union and different international organizations, is to get a major face lift with a project that extends from Entoto to Yeka Abado, The Reporter has learnt.