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.
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.
On August 18, Bahrain Airport Company celebrated the recommencement of Ethiopian Airlines’ flights between Addis Ababa Bole International Airport and Bahrain International Airport.
As part of its strategic expansion plans for Africa, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has recently unveiled its plans to open its first hotel in Ethiopia.