Meskerem, the first of the thirteen months which comprise the Ethiopian calendar, is quickly gaining traction as an idyllic time to visit Ethiopia, the Land of Origins.
19 Oct 2017
Discover Meskerem: Ethiopia’s Festival Season
The Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela, the Aksum Obelisk, and the Tiya stelae  will undergo repair this year. 34 million Birr has been allocated for the renovation, with $400,000 secured from donors.
16 Oct 2017
Ethiopia to renovate four world heritages
According to the 7th edition of the ‘Hotels Outlook: 2017-2021’ by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), tourist arrivals in Ethiopia in 2017 could reach 918,010, a 5.7% increase from the 868,780 registered in 2016. This boost to the hospitality sector will generate more foreign earnings and the hotel sector will benefit from an increase in the number of inbound travellers with the expected…
17 Aug 2017
Tourist arrivals in Ethiopia to rise by 5.7%
Each year, all of Ethiopia’s tourist traffic, passes through Addis Ababa on its way to the historic north and idyllic south of the country. The capital may not boast the history or natural beauty of the rest of the country, but is quickly emerging as an ideal destination to mix business with pleasure.
7 Aug 2017
24 Hours in Addis Ababa
Ethiopia has lifted the State of Emergency that was declared in October after hearing a report by the command post secretariat established to look after its implementation and about the current state of peace and stability in the country.
5 Aug 2017
Ethiopia lifts State of Emergency
The first phase an e-Visa service for international visitors to Ethiopia has commenced, effective 12 June 2017. The e-Visa is processed and issued online where applicants apply, pay and secure their entry visa online.
13 Jun 2017
Ethiopia Launches Online Entry Visa Application and Issuance (E-Visa)
Following the restoration of law and order in many areas of the country, the government has lifted some of the restrictions proclaimed by the State of Emergency decree in October 2016.
15 Mar 2017
Government lifts parts of the State of Emergency
The FCO no longer advises against “all but essential travel to the Amhara and Oromia regions”. The revised advisory will have a positive impact on tourism.
5 Dec 2016
A welcome revision of FCO travel advice on Ethiopia