Thursday, September 29, 2011

Ethiopia to Host International Tourism, Travel Fair

The Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Association said that it was organising an international exhibition of tourism and travel from June 14-18, 2012.
About 80 companies from 21 countries are expected to participate in the exhibition.  
The tourism and travel fair will be organized for the purpose of introducing Ethiopian tourist attractions to the international business community.
Countries that will participate in the fair include Britain, India, Sudan and Turkey.
Germany, one of the participants, will have sections on ecotourism, health tourism, travel tourism, tour operation, hotel and restaurant services, training and consultancy services pertaining to tourism, hiking companies and wild animal game companies according to Gashaw Abate, manager of the trade fair department at the Chamber.
In addition, it was reported that the Chamber would organise the 16th edition of Addis Chamber of Commerce International Trade Fair due to be held from February 23-29, 2012 under the theme Industrialization for Development and Transformation.
About 200 foreign companies from 25 countries and 300 local companies are expected to participate in the fair.
Source: Capital