Ethiopia’s Travel and Tourism economy grew by 48.6% in 2018 – the largest of any country in the world – according to the World Travel and Tourism Council’s (WTTC) annual review of the economic impact and social importance of the sector.
12 Apr 2019
Ethiopia records biggest growth in World Travel and Tourism
Transit passengers using Ethiopian Airlines can now enjoy a taste of Ethiopia for free, courtesy of Ethiopian Holidays. The new city tour package takes transiting passengers on a journey through the political capital of Africa.
5 Feb 2019
Ethiopian Airlines begins free transit tours
Ethiopian Airlines launches new state-of-the-art passenger terminal at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport and officially opened its own brand new ultra-modern 5-star Skylight Hotel.
30 Jan 2019
Ethiopian Airlines opens new terminal and new Addis Ababa hotel
Ethiopia has overtaken Dubai as the transfer hub for long-haul travel to Africa. A report by ForwardKeys shows that the number of long-haul transfers to Africa via Addis Ababa Bole International Airport has grown in volume by 85% for five years in a row. Transfers via Dubai over the same period rose by 31%.
10 Jan 2019
Addis Ababa becomes the gateway to Africa
On 11th December Ethiopian Airlines launched its inaugural flight to Manchester, which is set to benefit more than 400,000 people across the North of the UK. This new landmark route, a 4-times a week service, will connect the North to the heart of Africa and unlock more than 60 connections in Africa. It is currently the region’s only direct links…
14 Dec 2018
Ethiopian Airlines launches Manchester route
From June 1, all international visitors to Ethiopia can apply for their visa online. This new initiative will promote tourism, trade, and investment to the country.
5 Jun 2018
Ethiopia launches e-visa service to all international visitors
Manchester Airport secures landmark route into the heart of Africa, underlining its pivotal role in connecting the North to the world’s most important markets. Ethiopian Airlines will operate a four-times-a-week service to Addis Ababa from 1st December 2018.
14 May 2018
Ethiopian Airlines comes to Manchester Airport opening up Africa to the North
Timket, Ethiopia’s Feast of the Epiphany, is one of the highest and holiest holidays in the Ethiopian Orthodox Christian calendar and is celebrated on 19th January every year. This year as usual, it was celebrated in enthusiastic style with three days of festival, beginning on the eve of Timket with awe-inspiring processions.
15 Jan 2018
Timket – the Feast of Epiphany