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
Tourists from the U.K., Israel, Spain, Turkey, Poland, Belgium and Canada speak about their experience in Ethiopia.
8 Nov 2016
What Tourists are Saying About Ethiopia
The Ethio-Djibouti railway service, Africa's first electric railway, has been launched, setting a new standard for railway journeys in Africa. Africa's first electric railway
5 Oct 2016
Ethio-Djibouti railway service launched
PM Hailemariam launched Ethiopia's new tourism brand urging the Ethiopian Tourism Transformation Council to work in partnership with the private sector to “maximize the country’s resources” and "make the nation one of the best tourist destinations in the world”
14 Jul 2016
Ethiopia ’s new tourism brand :”Land of origins ” Launched
'Simien Lodge, the highest hotel in Africa at 3260 meters altitude in the Simien Mountain National Park in Ethiopia, has just been awarded the Silver prize in the African Responsible Tourism Awards for their work supporting the community in the Simien Mountains.
8 Apr 2016
Simien Lodge wins Silver prize at the African Responsible Tourism Awards
10 Mar 2015
Welcome to Ethiopia
Ethiopia’s presentation at the 114th Session of the International Coffee Council held in London from 2nd – 6th March 2015, showcasing Ethiopia’s major tourist destinations, hotel facilities, the different modes of transport available and the nightlife in Addis.
20 Jan 2015
NEW GUIDELINES FOR BUSINESS VISA APPLICATIONS
New business visa regulations became effective as of 19th January 2015. Applicants are advised to allow at least 2 weeks before the date of travel.