Ethiopia’s travel and tourism economy grew by 48,6 percent in 2018, the largest of any country in the world, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) annual review of the economic impact and social importance of the sector.
Enchanting tourist attractions, unique diplomatic stature and a thriving airliner have placed Ethiopia, Land of Origins, on top of the world when it comes to tourism growth.
Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services, one of Africa’s largest cargo operator, has been crowned with African Cargo Airline of the Year and Air Cargo Brand of the Year in Africa Awards for the fourth year in a row at the STAT Times International Awards for Excellence in Air Cargo held from February 19 to 21 in Johannesburg.
Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced today the opening of Hyatt Regency Addis Ababa, the first Hyatt branded hotel in Ethiopia and the seventh in Africa.
Ethiopian Airlines, on December 11, inaugurated flights to Manchester, its second destination in the UK next to London. The inauguration event took place with a colourful ceremony graced by the presence of H.E. Susanna Moorehead, ambassador, UK to Ethiopia, Tewolde GebreMariam, group CEO, Ethiopian Airlines, dignitaries and invited guests.
Since launching on March 27, 2017, Ethiopian Airlines has firmly established itself at Norway’s main airport and is now enhancing its service offering between Addis Ababa and Oslo Airport.
Ethiopian Airlines finalised agreements with the government of Chad for the launch of Chad national carrier.
Ethiopian Airlines signed a shareholding agreement with Zambia’s main development agency to relaunch the southern African country’s flag carrier at an initial cost of USD30 million.
Ethiopian Airlines registered record success in the just-ended 2017/18 fiscal year.
Ethiopian Airlines announced that, starting from August 01, it has rolled out stopover packages without any additional airfare that cater for all leisure needs with a view to promote tourism into Ethiopia.