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The tourism industry in Ethiopia although it has transformed tremendously with massive infrastructure development and new investments for the past few weeks, it still at its infant stage with so much to improve and develop to host its long awaited 2.5 million foreign visitors.
Dr. Fikrejesus Amahazion
This week represents 15 years since the Eritrea Ethiopia Boundary Commission (EEBC) made its ruling to solve the border conflict between the neighbouring countries. However, its decisions, presented on 13 April 2002, remain unimplemented, constituting a flagrant violation of fundamental international law, calling into question the moral authority of several international organizations, serving as a serious impediment to peace and development in the Horn of Africa, and leading to the destabilization of the region through contributing to unnecessary rivalry, tension, conflict, and insecurity.
Ethiopia has made a history, shifting the gear of its economy to industry and tourism; the two sectors are untapped. The country’s huge potential for tourism comes from its ancient historical remains, culture, and stunning natural sights which continue to attract big investments from the world’s acclaimed brands. Ethiopia had the milestone on the tourism sector, signing a major deal with AccorHotels group to open over 500 rooms in Addis Ababa; the biggest diplomatic base of the continent.
Jumia Travel has released its annual tourism industry report exploring the factors that make up the Ethiopian tourism industry. The report portrays key trends of the country’s successes and failures as well as its untapped opportunities in the industry. Although the Ethiopian tourism sector has been bolstering over the years, recent safety and security concerns have been a major setback to the country’s growing leisure and conference tourism industry. However, the sector remains resilient as the country continues working towards prioritizing security to ensure the safety of visitors and citizens, as well as to minimize the impact of security threats.
Strong El Niño weather event that ended only last year and poor erratic rainfall in recent months is driving food prices high causing food insecurity in East Africa region. Local prices of maize, sorghum and other cereals are near or at record levels in swathes of Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Uganda and the United Republic of Tanzania, according to the latest Food Price Monitoring and Analysis Bulletin (FPMA). Prices of staple cereals have doubled in some town markets within the region. According to FAO senior economist and coordinator of the Global Information and Early Warning System, Mario Zappacosta, “Sharply increasing prices are severely constraining food access for large numbers of households with alarming consequences in terms of food insecurity.”
Truly now is the time to transform from the standard box of chocolates and bouquet of deep coloured red flowers. Upgrade to the classy romantic getaway that your significant other will continue to treasure for life time. If you thought Ethiopia is not a place of love and romance, think again since the country’s actual destinations prove otherwise. Valentine’s Day in Ethiopia is filled with charms.
Ethiopia is often described as a magical and refreshing destination which always lives up to its reputation. Visitors can explore hand in hand through clean beaches and hike to lush green mountains having the best time of their lives. Whether you are a history buff or just out for adventure and exploration you will get what you are looking for. Among the stunning Ethiopian places of the western Ethiopia, Bahir Dar which was once considered to be made the capital city of Ethiopia by the late former Emperor Haile Selassie due to the extravagant natural resources and suitable weather condition, is an exceptional location. Located 600 km northwest of Addis Ababa, it presents breathtaking lake views and artistic creations.
There are loads of great exploration options in Ethiopia. You could stay for quite long and still not get close to experiencing absolutely everything in this historical and cultural land. Most of the destinations gets greener and blossom all year round giving you the opportunity to schedule travel on the best time just for yourself. Time in Ethiopia will take you the hell out of every stress and discontent. It’s ideally located in the land of East Africa for variety of different expeditions ranging from blissful uncrowded beaches and ancient temples to cultural rich history and extreme locations with a bubbling fire lakes. Whether you are looking for family, romantic or solo vocation Ethiopia has it all. Jumia Travel Africa’s leading online hotel booking company shares its seven exploration experience in Ethiopia.
Over the years, tourism proved itself as one of the best green sectors supporting developing countries such as Ethiopia in their initiative to tackle poverty, unemployment and development setbacks. Countries sustainable program towards tourism sector created new jobs, reduce poverty and increase overall revenue from the sector.
Let your great adventures roll at Ethiopia’s religious celebrations.
Known as the capital of Africa the second most populated nation next to Nigeria, Ethiopia is often cited as a land of bread and honey and a must visit in a lifetime. In a country which stayed true to its culture and history, there is an abundance of sights, bites and nature’s extravaganza distinctively blend in over 80 ethnics with their own delicacies and tradition that will wow your stay in Ethiopia.