UNWTO High-level Meeting on Chinese Outbound Tourism to Africa in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The capital city of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, has recently hosted the 59th Meeting of the UNWTO Commission for Africa. Held between 18-21 April, the Commission included a High-level Meeting on Chinese Outbound Tourism to Africa, where regional representatives debated the potential that the sector brings to the continent.  MADRID, Spain, 2017-Apr-27 — /Travel PR News/… Read the full press release

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide announces Four Points Addis Ababa, Meskel Square in Ethiopia, slated to open in 2019

STAMFORD, Conn., 2016-Feb-10 — /Travel PR News/ — POINT 1: Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) today announced it will introduce its booming Four Points brand in Ethiopia with a new-build property developed by Alemgenet Trade & Industries PLC, an Ethiopian private liability company. Slated to open at the beginning of 2019, Four Points by… Read the full press release

Ethiopian Airlines to start new services to Bale Robe and Kombolcha in Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2014-9-2 — /Travel PR News/ — Ethiopian Airlines, the largest airline in Africa, is pleased to announce that it will start new services to Bale Robe, located in the South-Central part of the country and Kombolcha in North-Central Ethiopia effective 1 and 10 September 2014 respectively. Bale Robe is famous for its notable landmark Sof Omar… Read the full press release

UNWTO addresses the advancement of tourism in Ethiopia and the key role of the sector in the country’s socio-economic development

Addis Abeba/Madrid, 2014-7-24 — /Travel PR News/ — During an official visit to Ethiopia, UNWTO Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai, met with President Mulatu Teshome, Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonnen, and Minister of Culture & Tourism,Amin Abdulkadir, to address the advancement of tourism in Ethiopia and the key role of the sector in the country’s socio-economic development. (Addis Abeba,… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines expanded codeshare agreement with Ethiopian Airlines

Singapore, 2013-11-26 — /travelprnews.com/ — From 3 December 2013, Singapore Airlines and Ethiopian Airlines customers will be able to enjoy seamless travel to more destinations as a result of an expanded codeshare agreement between the Star Alliance partners. Under the agreement, codesharing will be expanded to Ethiopian Airlines-operated flights between Singapore and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s capital, via… Read the full press release

Ethiopian Airlines to take delivery of the first of its four Boeing 777-300ERs on 7 November 2013

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2013-10-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing and most profitable African airline, will take delivery of the first of its four Boeing 777-300ERs on 7 November 2013. The B777-300ER is the largest aircraft in the airline’s fleet with 400 passengers seating capacity. Ethiopian B777-300 ER will operate in its dense routes such… Read the full press release

Ethiopian Airlines started Hajj transport services for the 8,000 Ethiopian Hajj pilgrims

2013-09-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Ethiopian Airlines is pleased to announce the start of Hajj transport services for the 8,000 Ethiopian Hajj pilgrims, who will travel to the Muslim holy land of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, starting 18 September 2013. The first Ethiopian chartered Hajj flight of 2013 will take-off from Addis Ababa with 234 out of the… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways launched new route to Ethiopia’s capital city Addis Ababa

Children Receive Uniforms and Books for Back-to-School  ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, 2013-09-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Qatar Airways celebrated the launch of its new route to Ethiopia’s capital city, Addis Ababa, by providing school uniforms and books for school-age children participating in the Our Father’s Kitchen programme. Our Father’s Kitchen is a feeding programme which provides daily meals… Read the full press release

Qatar national airline Qatar Airways to start weekly flights to Ethiopia’s capital and largest city, Addis Ababa

African Expansion Continues With Three Weekly Flights To Addis Ababa New Route Will Take African Network To 20 Destinations Doha, QATAR, 2013-07-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — Qatar Airways, the national airline of the State of Qatar, is set to begin three-flights-a-week to Ethiopia’s capital and largest city, Addis Ababa, on September 18, 2013.  The new service from… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to bring taste of Qatari hospitality to guests who are fasting with a specially designed Iftar box

Five Star Carrier’s Specially Designed Iftar Boxes and Carefully Selected Meal Options Offer Passengers Tailored Cuisine This Ramadan Doha, QATAR, 2013-07-11 — /travelprnews.com/ — Throughout the holy month of Ramadan, Qatar Airways will bring a taste of Qatari hospitality to the skies by offering guests who are fasting with a specially designed Iftar box. The box… Read the full press release