Ethiopia is the origin of history that is a mysterious mixture of fact, myth, and legend. We are the origin of so much. From humankind to coffee, from Teff to Civilization that dated back more than 3,000 years. Addis Ababa is Africa’s political capital city with the largest number of foreign embassies. There are more than 120 foreign embassies and diplomatic missions. Addis has been serving as the headquarters of the African Union since its inception in 1963 and UNECA since 1958.
Ethiopia has the best Airline and route connectivity in Africa. From its hub at Addis Ababa, an Ethiopian airline serves 116 international and 23 domestic destinations. ET flies to 62 cities in Africa, Europe, North and South America – 22 Cities, Gulf and Middle East & Asia – 26 Cities. Addis Ababa has state of the Art facilities for meetings and conference events. A growing number of international standard hotels -like Hilton, Sheraton, Radisson Blue, Golden Tulip, Marriot, Hyatt regency and Ramada- an ever-improving infrastructure, a hub airport, and world-class conference venues at the AU, the UNECA, AAICEC (Addis Africa International Convention & Exhibition Centre) and the Millennium Hall, make Addis Ababa a destination of choice for MICE. Ethiopia is located in the North-Eastern part of Africa known as the “Horn of Africa”. Ethiopia has great geographical proximity to the Middle East and Europe. Ethiopia is bounded by Sudan on the west, Eritrea and Djibouti on the northeast, Somalia on the east and southeast, and Kenya on the south. Ethiopia lies between the Equator and Tropic of Cancer, between the 30 N and 150N Latitude or 330 E and 480 E Longitude. Ethiopia is business-friendly. English is a widely spoken language in the country.
Ethiopia provides visa on arrival for all African countries and E-visa services for the rest of the world. Ethiopia, Africa’s second most populated country, is one of the fastest-growing economies in Sub-Saharan Africa in the year 2018, according to new data from the IMF