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Ethiopian Airlines to Manage New Eco-Lodges in Tourism Push

Ethiopian Airlines Group, the leading carrier in Africa, has embarked on a strategic collaboration with the Prime Minister’s Office, aimed at enhancing the tourism sector in Ethiopia.

The airline, through its Ethiopian Skylight Hotel, will manage and operate four new eco-lodges under the ‘Dine for Ethiopia’ initiative.

This partnership was officially sealed with a memorandum of understanding signed in a ceremony in Addis Ababa. Ethiopian Skylight Hotel is set to oversee the operations of Chebera Churchura Elephant Paw Lodge, Halala Kella Lodge, Gorgora Ecolodge, and Wonchi EcoLodge. These lodges are part of a broader effort to elevate the tourism experience in Ethiopia.

Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO Mesfin Tasew said, “Tourism and air transport services are closely related industries. In addition to transporting passengers and cargo, Ethiopian Airlines has been working at a high level to promote tourism in our country. We are delighted to join hands with the Prime Minister’s Office to elevate the hospitality experience in Ethiopia. Ethiopian Airlines Skylight hotel is renowned for its commitment to excellence, and we are excited to extend our expertise to these remarkable lodges.

The collaboration marks a significant advancement for Ethiopia’s tourism industry, bolstering the country’s appeal as a top global travel destination. By leveraging Ethiopian Airlines’ hospitality expertise, the Legacy Lodges are expected to offer unmatched experiences that highlight the rich natural and cultural heritage of Ethiopia.

Each of the Legacy Lodges promises a distinctive experience. The Chebera Elephant Paw Eco Lodge allows guests to observe African elephants up close in luxurious settings. Halala Kella Eco Lodge offers a tranquil environment for nature activities like hiking and bird-watching. Meanwhile, the Gorgora and Wonchi Eco Lodges provide guests with unique geological features, excellent local weather, and opportunities for outdoor adventures.

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