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Jumia Travel Predicts Record Growth for the Ethiopian Tourism Industry

Jumia Travel celebrated its 1st annual tourism industry and hotel awards day at Ramada Addis. After over a year of successfully establishing and growing its online hotel booking service in Ethiopia, Jumia Travel, has become the N°1 online hotel booking platform in Africa. On this annual celebration day experts on the hospitality industry presented their findings on the Ethiopian hospitality industry’s progress, shortcomings and future expectations.

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Tana Forum announces Theme for 2017: Natural Resource Governance in Africa

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Former Malawian President Joyce Banda joins Forum Board

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African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) officially open for business in Ethiopia and Zimbabwe, looks to ease investors’ concerns

(L-R) Ethiopian Ambassador to Kenya, Dina Mufti; Gabriel Negatu Regional Director AfDB; George Otieno, CEO of ATI

(L-R) Ethiopian Ambassador to Kenya, Dina Mufti; Gabriel Negatu Regional Director AfDB; George Otieno, CEO of ATI

In both countries, ATI has a current project pipeline estimated at over one billion USD, which is expected to double in the short-term based on existing demand for its products

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Chain Hotels eyeing Ethiopia’s Untapped Hotel Industry

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Although Ethiopia has ample potentials for tourism and hospitality industry, it’s yet to benefit from its untapped tourism industry. Insufficient finance to the industry coupled with few numbers of branded hotels lags the industry behind other sectors.

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The Never Told Story of Ethiopia

Ethiopia is not just a country, it’s a way of life influenced by over 80 ethnic groups and exceptional cultural dynamism. The culture, the food, the music, the history, stunning architecture and the hospitable people are one of a kind that will make your stay in Ethiopia phenomenal.

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Trends of Competition in the Travel Industry

The Tourism and travel industry has been going through drastic transformation, due to technological advancements and digital tools which have brought travel packages online and accessible more than ever.

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Ethiopia’s Long Distance Train to expand its Tourism and Market

Transport system affects every industry and tourism is no exception if not the most affected by inefficient transport facilities. Dependable transport infrastructure which is operating at full captaincy is a getaway for development while its absence can be a great inhibitor negatively influencing the entire economy.

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What brings poor Countries into Development?

The concept of development simply refers to countries which are working their way up in the ladder of economic growth to create better living standards to their citizens and sustainable development to the country. Although there are statistical measurements that declare a country developed or developing, there are physical factors that lead to economic progress and failure.

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Ethiopia’s Thanksgiving Irreechaa

Witness Irreechaa one of the most unique and fabulous religious festivals in Ethiopia. The annual holiday best of Jumia Travel selections, gather millions of people around Ethiopia and world who come to pay their thanksgiving. People go out in mass holding a bunch of yellow daisy flowers and freshly collected green grasses. It’s a day of gratefulness, unity, love and celebration praying for a happy year head. It symbolizes the great history and culture of the Oromo people.

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Opportunities on Ethiopia Hospitality Market

Although Ethiopia has come a long way in terms of achieving economic development, its tourism sector has not reached its full potential especially when compared with other African countries which have taken drastic measures to develop the tourism sector.

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Innovations and development of ICT in Africa

Among other developmental aspects, Africa is advancing in the use and spread of information and Communication Technologies (ICTs). From using mobiles for marketing, sending out money, checking health information to using the small device for education and socializing; swamped the continent with a growing demand bigger than that of the United States and the European Union, says the World Bank Group.

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Examining International Sanctions: The Case of Eritrea

Dr. Fikrejesus Amahazion

During one of his debates with Socrates, Thrasymachus alleges that “justice is nothing else than the interest of the stronger.” For Eritreans (as well as many other regional observers), a clear reflection of this point are the ongoing sanctions imposed against the country. Not only do the sanctions lack basis and remain counterproductive, they reveal a long-existent and glaring double standard.

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Incredible honeymoon locations of Ethiopia

Surely you have defiantly heard about Ethiopia but Jumia Travel, Africa’s leading online hotel booking platform, bets you do not know there are serious hidden honeymoon charms here. From glamorized exotic destinations to breathtaking clear beaches and budget friendly options we have recommendations for any and every type of honeymoon plan you might have in mind.

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What the future holds for Ethiopian Tourism

Although Ethiopia has a massive potential for tourism owing to its ancient historical remains, culture and sophisticated natural sights, it has not been able to use its full potential lagging far behind than the developed world just like its African companions.

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Road Infrastructure Developments to Connect Africa

As part of the growth strategy, most sub-Saharan African countries focus on infrastructural development and investment as Jumia Travel has learnt. However quality of roads and railway networks lag far behind the rest of the world. Main connecting roads remain unpaved and the once constructed are in poor outdated condition due to lack of renovation.

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Uganda and Ethiopia big winners at East African Power Industry Awards in Nairobi this week

Uganda scored a double victory at the East African Power Industry Awards with the country not only winning the Special Recognition Award for outstanding leadership in the sector, but also scooping up the Award for Excellence in Power Transmission or Distribution for the second year in a row.  Taking place during the East African Power Industry Convention (EAPIC) in Nairobi this week, the East African Power Industry Awards gathered some 180 power professionals from the region at a glamorous gala dinner on Wednesday and recognised individuals, companies and projects based on the excellent work they have been doing in the power sector during 2015/2016.

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Why a Trip to Ethiopia is one that you never had anywhere

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If you were to pick from your bucket list select Ethiopia as this country will take you to a true and luxuries adventure without breaking the bank. Jumia Travel have overhead information’s to show you how excited you can be in the land of Ethiopia which stayed true to its tradition and identity. From the unique culture to the mouthwatering yummy dishes to the incredible history and sights this part of East Africa for sure will raise your bar for greatness.

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