Ethiopia, Land of Origins’. It is now called Midre Kedemt in Amharic.

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Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, who also chairs the Ethiopian Tourism Transformation Council, officially introduced the Amharic version of Ethiopia’s new tourism logo ‘Ethiopia, Land of Origins’. It is now called Midre Kedemt in Amharic. The Amharic version of our national tourism brand ‘Ethiopia Land Of Origins’ has been unveiled March 22, 2017 by his […]

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ETHIOPIA IN LONELY PLANET’S TOP 10 COUNTRIES FOR TRAVEL IN 2017

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Lonely Planet’s travel experts have recommended Ethiopia as one of the world’s top destinations for next year in LONELY PLANET’S BEST IN TRAVEL 2017. “With its own calendar (where else can you get 13 months of sunshine?), timekeeping, script, language, cuisine, church and coffee, Ethiopia is as exotic as countries come. And whether you’re trekking through the Simien Mountains to witness wildlife that […]

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UPCOMING FESTIVALS

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Flamboyant and spiritually uplifting, Ethiopia’s religious festivals give you the chance to be part of an authentic experience unlike any other and to leave with enduring memories.  Ethiopian Christmas (Genna) which will be celebrated on January 7th 2017, is unique and wondrous everywhere but particularly special at the rock-hewn churches of Lalibela, where thousands of […]

ROAD SHOWS France, Spain, Italy

ROAD SHOWS France, Spain, Italy

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In October, November and December, the Ethiopian Tourism Organization, together with Interface Tourism, its representative agency, organized three road shows in France (Paris), Spain (Madrid) and Italy (Milan). At each destination, a press presentation and a BtoB workshop was conducted. The Ethiopian Tourism Organization was successful in introducing Ethiopia as an emerging travel destination to over […]

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World Travel Market – London

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The Ethiopian Tourism Organization, together with Ethiopian Airlines, Ethiopian tour operators and hoteliers participated at World Travel Market (WTM London), the leading global event for the travel industry from November 07 to 09, 2016. WTM London is a unique opportunity for the global travel trade to meet, network and conduct business under one roof. In addition […]

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Great Ethiopian Run 2016: A Success

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The annual Great Ethiopian Run (GER) took place in Addis Ababa on November 20th 2016. Over 40,000 professional and amateur long-distance runners, including 200 international participants attended the race. The GER considered being Africa’s biggest fun run was a success and a testimony that the diplomatic capital of Africa can host and accommodate large-scale special events. (Source – Ethiopian Tourism Organization)

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Oromo Gada System Ethiopia’s 3rd Intangible Cultural Heritage

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Ethiopia successfully hosted the eleventh session of the UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, that took place in Addis Ababa from 28 November to 2 December 2016. Out of 37 nominations, the Committee inscribed 33 new elements on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Ethiopia’s Gada system, an […]

Ethiopia gearing to become Africa’s top tourism spot

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Addis Ababa -During the past two decades, Ethiopia’s ambitious economic initiatives to become middle income country managed to progressively grow and develop its economy. The country has given ample focus to sectors like tourism increasing their GDP contribution to the entire economic key factors. Addressing the country development shortfalls and poverty reduction initiatives has grabbed […]