Tourists staying longer in Ethiopia

The time tourists spend in Ethiopia has reached 16 days – a 3-fold increase over the last 7 years.

According to the State Minister for Culture and Tourism, Mr Tadelech Dalecho, the improvement of service quality in the hospitability industry and infrastructure development around the country and destination areas, has helped the increase.

Hotels meeting international standards have increased to over 600, with more involvement of local and foreign companies in the sector. The grading of hotels continues, to improve services.