Facilitating the move is the Ethiopian government which is investing in the construction of roads, railways and airports to improve access to tourism sites. Also being given out are duty free privileges and incentives to encourage the private sector to construct and operate hotels, resorts and recreation facilities. Besides agriculture the government is seriously looking at tourism to play a crucial role in generating foreign exchange and jobs.
Unlike some of its neighbors, namely Kenya and Tanzania, Ethiopia has been experiencing a relatively peaceful phase and its attractiveness as an upcoming tourism destination can be noted by the increasing number of tourist entering the country. Read More
By: Rajesh P Yadav
Published in: IDS Next Africa Microsite