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Jumia Travel Hospitality Report reveals the most popular destinations in Ethiopia.

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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.

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Drought is Driving Food Insecurity in East Africa, Says FAO

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.”

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Valentine’s Day in Ethiopia; Full of Charms.

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.

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Ethiopian Water Adventure and More

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.

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Dazzling time at picture square Ethiopian destinations.

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.

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Tourism Prospects looking for lucrative year for Ethiopia and the Globe

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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.

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Mariam Tsion the Ethiopian Colorful Pilgrimage

Let your great adventures roll at Ethiopia’s religious celebrations.

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Luxurious ways of Exploring the Ethiopian Tradition

Mariam Tsion the Ethiopian colorful pilgrimage

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.

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Saddique Amba Monastery Ethiopia’s ancient reserves

Ethiopian ancient monasteries are usually located in remote places far from the easily accessible locations. Most are located up in the mountains. It takes determination and love of adventure to go and explore this magnificent ancient creations. The constructions are intentionally made far out from central and main cities so that it can create peace and solitude to the priests.

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New drought risks in Ethiopia put recovery at risk

New drought across swathes of southern Ethiopia may jeopardize the East African nation’s restoration of food security after the worst agricultural seasons in decades unless urgent efforts are made to shore up vulnerable households in rural areas, FAO warned today.

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What makes Ethiopia a must see of the planet?

Although you might have heard it countless times let us remind you about the sophistication of Ethiopia that makes the country a must see of the planet. Ethiopia is truly full of wonderful and breathtaking places that you must see in lifetime says Jumia Travel.

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Critical time for Ethiopian Business Development

Ethiopia’s focus to tackle poverty once again put the country to prioritize on infrastructural development through public investments aspiring to make the country a manufacturing hub. This is expected to turn Ethiopia into a lower middle income country in the next decade growing the industrial sector by 20% average.

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Simien Mountains Exploration like you have never had before

Taking adventures trekking at Simien Mountains is one of a great life time experiences that will be treasured. Truly anyone can have the best time of their life here at the tallest mountain famously known as the roof of Africa. Simien Mountain is full of life, exciting adventure and up close view of wildlife’s creating immeasurable rewarding trekking. The enormous green scenery of the mountain which is said to rival the Colorado’s Grand Canyon are magnificent. From friendly baboons, ancient churches up in the mountains to sky rise green mountains, the massive mountain offers endless and unforgettable escapades that certainly fulfils your dream of perfect trekking Jumia Travel reveals.

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Charming things you should know about Ethiopia before visiting

Spotted in the land of East Africa having over 80 ethnicities surrounding its glorious landscapes; Ethiopia is identified as a land of sacred and sophisticated and extreme sights. Each destination portrays extravaganza of nature and ancient treasures but it’s people who stayed true to their culture and tradition offer its own unique kind of attraction to travelers. Jumia Travel highlights ten funny things to know about Ethiopia so that you can blend in easily with the public enjoying your time in Ethiopia.

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Nations Aiding Ethiopia Should Strengthen Advocacy Not Infrastructural Development

Staying in touch with family, and friends in Ethiopia is quiet tougher than you would assume for a quick developing country with such great name for its capital – Addis Ababa. The state of emergency declared by the country has made living more difficult for most residents but particularly expatriates and tourists. The shutdown of some social media platforms and other media platforms after conflicts in public gatherings posing threat to both tourists and locals, has made it difficult for majority of youth to stay in touch with their global networks.

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Glorious Beach Vacation at Langano

If there is a destination which never runs out of being an exceptional timeless destination it’s Langano. Its endless adventure offers a dream of incredible water adventure. Whether you enjoy water sport or just lying on the sand enjoying the warm sun and fresh air you will not be disappointed in the land of Hawassa.

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Ethiopia Gearing to become Africa’s Top Tourism Spot

During the past two decades, Ethiopia’s ambitious economic initiatives to become a middle income country managed to progressively grow and develop the economy. The country has given ample focus to sectors like tourism, increasing their GDP contribution to the entire economic key factors.

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