East Africa: Airports Transforming Tourism Sector

Ethiopia seems awake to look in to its tourism potential. Along with the development of various tourist infrastructural facilities, the country is endeavoring to market the resource for economic development. The government is also taking bold measures to transform the sector. The establishment of the National Tourism Council led by Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn is a manifestation to the government’s political commitment to develop the sector.

Cognizant of sector contribution to national development, the government availed a new national tourism brand ” Land of Origins ” to tell the world Ethiopia is home to many Origins. The role and contribution of airports is vital to realize the aspirations in the sector.