Category Archives: Africa Travel

Tourism in Africa, Africa Travel

Chain Hotels eyeing Ethiopia’s Untapped Hotel Industry

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. Ethiopia hosts only a handful of branded hotels, including Ramada Addis Hotel, Radisson Blu, Sheraton Addis, Marriott Executive […]

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. If traveling into this world’s exceptional places […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

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 […]

Hoyahoye Ethiopian Ancient Tradition

Ethiopia is truly a place of great culture and celebrations. One worth witnessing is Buhe which is celebrated on August 19 of every year. Religiously the day marks the transfiguration of Jesus on mount Tabor. The celebration performed by young boys and men all over Ethiopia is breathtaking and exciting to watch in Addis Ababa […]

Why it’s the best time to invest in the Ethiopian Hotel Industry

While the Ethiopian economy continue to enjoy double digit growth, the hospitality sector is poised for further growth in the wake of increased number of inbound travelers into the country with expected opening of the AU Grand Hotel, Pullmann, Crowne Plaza,Wyndham Hotel Group, Crowne Plaza, Accor Group and Best Western. Being the third largest diplomatic […]

Ashenda the green carnival

Seriously who would not like a colorful most glamorized Carnival street parties. Let your good times roll at Ethiopia’s unique Ashenda festivals. The celebration is exclusive to Lasta Lalibela, North Sekota and Tigray. It is known as “Ashenda” throughout Tigray, “Shadey” in Wag Hemra and by “Solel” in Raya Kobo. Costumed revelers board throwing beads […]

Little known incredible facts about Ethiopia

Ever assumed Ethiopia is a place of just a common thing. Nope, it’s truly a stunning and adventures country with globally praised competitive economy in Africa.  At a glance Jumia Travel Africa’s leading online hotel booking website identified little known facts about Ethiopia you probably never heard before. Truly Ethiopia is far from a place […]

Shopping Destinations you should not miss in Ethiopia

Traditional markets in Addis Ababa certainly lives up to its name. The country has grown to be sprawling maze of vendors selling everything from spices to lamps to jewelry, and of course Ethiopian delight. There’s truly something for everyone here, Jumia Travel spotted markets that will owe your expectations. The market by itself is a […]

The Green Mountain of Debre Birhan

The gorgeous greener small town in Northern Shoa of Ethiopia, Debre Birhan found 130Km from Addis Ababa. This oldest town in Ethiopia was erected by King Zera Yacob in 14th century. In this small village, the hills are alive and greener with enchanting views and plenty of things to do. As experts in travel, Africa’s […]

Breathtaking climbing at Abune Yosef Massif

Plan yet another stunning getaway, heed to the adventurous side of Abuna Yosef, the 6th tallest mountain in Ethiopia which rises over 13,000 feet. Laying at Lasta Semien Wollo Region, peaks, jagged cliffs, towering massifs and verdant jungles and wildest endemic animals offer unforgettable treasured memory. Jovago, Africa’s leading online hotel booking company invites you […]

Tourism an apex industry

The Tourism Indaba is the premier travel exhibition show on the African continent, hosted in the Indian Ocean city of Durban. The tourism industry has gained political mileage with the introduction of the visa regulations last year on the 01 June, which were later revised after intense lobbying by the tourism industry. The voice of […]

The Grand Opening of the first Golden Tulip in Kenya strengthens Louvre Hotels Group’s development strategy in Africa

Louvre Hotels Group, number one hotel group in East Africa, inaugurated its first hotel in Nairobi, pursuing its creation of a network covering all sub-Saharan African metropolitan areas. Already present in 8 sub-Saharan African countries, with 13 hotels comprising a total of 2,020 rooms under its Tulip Inn, Golden Tulip and Royal Tulip brands, Louvre […]

The Warmest Hospitable Town Gambela

Situated 844 kilometers west of Addis Ababa hiking in Gambela is one of the biggest trophies you can have on your travel wall of fame. Gambela is one of Ethiopia’s underrated cities. Tourism is still fairly minimal in this town, but there’s so much to discover. If you get off the beaten path and visit […]

Aspiration to Make Ethiopia Top Five Destination in Africa

Tourism is a booming industry in developing countries with ever increasing market share that account for two-thirds of globally sought destinations. In Ethiopia only, the industry generates $2.9 billion annually creating close to a million jobs covering 4.5% of the GDP. Travel & Tourism is an important economic activity in most countries around the world. […]

Former Castle Museum in the Capital of Ethiopia

It’s not hyperbole to say that Ethiopia is home to many of ancient and best museums in the world. Among those the beautiful Haile Selassie’s former palace tops the list.  It’s the first university museum of the country. The history of this museum takes back to the early days of 1950. From the glamorous graders […]

The Stunning Landscape of Sheka Forest

Listed among UNESCO’s registered biosphere reserves, the unique landscape of Sheka Forest covers 238,750 hectares of forest. This southwest highland forest portrays spectacular natural phenomena being the only remaining tropical forest in Ethiopia. Jovago.com Africa’s leading online hotel booking company visited the place highlighting magnificent features of this refreshing destination. The experiences taken from this […]

Sights and Bites in Addis Ababa

Your budget travel plan will comfortably get you pretty far to Addis Ababa with adventures indoor and outdoor adventures. A land of history and unique natural sites are just the tip of the iceberg. There is so much more to this beautiful country and its capital city is no exception. It’s known for beautiful ancient […]

Timket Ethiopian Exclusive Carnival

Special to Ethiopia, this colorful three-day annual carnival, Timket is celebrated on the 21st of January  to commemorate Christ’s baptism. The celebration dates back to the 16th century and involves laying long red carpet on streets, worshiping, feasting and procession. During this religious festival, the streets are filled with pilgrims who come to re-enact the […]

Magnificent Rocks of Gheralta for best Trekking & Ancient church Sighting

The giant cliffs and magnificent rock formations of Mount Gheralta found in northern Ethiopia will take your breath away with its stunning landscape. The natural allure, stone-built villages and rock-hewn churches are definitely worth visiting. The Gheralta Mountains is found in Tigray region and incorporates more than 30 ancient churches dating back to the 9th […]

Ancient Hotels of Ethiopia

Ethiopia has several sophisticated ancient hotels that have breathtaking views and unique architectural designs. These accommodations showcase on site art gallery featuring works from local ancient artists. The historical hotels offer ancient yet modern accommodations, exquisite local and international cuisine and cozy spa treatments reminiscent of a royal treatment. Jovago, the largest hotel booking website […]