Ethiopia is the latest destination to be awarded the WTTC Safe Travels Stamp following major steps implemented by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism last year to ensure safety for residents, travellers, and workers and businesses in the tourism value chain, and revive the sector after the COVID-19 pandemic.
5 Feb 2021
Ethiopia receives WTTC’s Safe Travels Stamp
Ethiopia’s vibrant capital, Addis Ababa, is among Condé Nast’s exclusive list of best places to go in 2021. “Ethiopia’s profile has risen in recent years. The introduction of an e-visa in late 2017, which made it easier to visit, boosted tourism by 48.6 percent."
4 Dec 2020
Addis Ababa among Condé Nast’s ‘Best Places to Go in 2021’
Amid the ongoing global coronavirus pandemic, new health guidelines have been put in place for all travellers entering Ethiopia. Effective immediately, all travellers, over the age of ten, are required to provide a certificate of negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test, taken no later than five days prior to arrival in Ethiopia.
21 Oct 2020
COVID-19: Entry Requirements for Travellers to Ethiopia
Limalimo lodge, a remote mountain eco-lodge in the spectacular landscape of Ethiopia’s Simien Mountains, has re-opened its doors to customers following months of being closed due to coronavirus. Located in the Simien Mountains National Park, the lodge prides itself on bringing sustainable tourism to the area, with minimal environmental impact, and creating jobs in the local community.
21 Sep 2020
Limalimo Lodge open for business
Ethiopian Airlines has successfully completed a new passenger terminal at its hub Bole International Airport with emphasis on Bio Security and Bio Safety measures. The new terminal is the first in the world to be completed after Covid-19. It was designed, not re-purposed, with Bio safety and Bio security in mind.
28 Aug 2020
Ethiopian Airlines unveils Bole International Airport’s new terminal
From Monday 3 August 2020, the Embassy will resume processing visa applications by post only - a service that had been temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please plan ahead and allow extra time when applying for a visa by post.
29 Jul 2020
COVID-19 Update: Resumption of Visa Services
Some amendments have been made to the State of Emergency in response to the current situation of COVID-19 in Ethiopia. All travellers arriving at Bole International Airport who have a certificate of negative COVID-19 test done up to 72 hours before arrival will be required to self-quarantine at home for 14 days.
22 Jun 2020
COVID-19 Travel Update
As country and travel restrictions begin to ease, Ethiopian Airlines are resuming operations on many of their routes for business and leisure travel. From Heathrow a daily non-stop evening departure to Addis Ababa is operating and from 2nd July, the 3-times weekly Manchester–Addis service resumes.
22 Jun 2020
Ethiopian Airlines takes back to the skies