Celebrating new routes and opportunities for tourism in Ethiopia

soasBuilding on a decade of cooperative academic research and partnership between Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia and the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS, London, The African Business Group, SOAS and Cutting Edge Tourism will host an event on November 3rd, 2014 celebrating new routes and opportunities for tourism in Ethiopia.

Rich cultural, historical and physical landscapes suggest limitless tourism potential for Ethiopia and this meeting will reiterate existing offerings and suggest new strategy for tourism development throughout the country and the region. Dr. Mulugeta Feseha and Professor Tom Selwyn will co-headline the panel of 6 speakers and will be addressing an audience of academics, tourism professionals and distinguished guests.

Following the presentations a reception will be held to promote the networking of attendees, presenters, tour operators and those interested in becoming more involved with tourism development in Ethiopia. This event will be held at the Khalili Lecture Theatre, SOAS, Russell Square Campus, London WC1H 0XG.

Presentations and discussions to be held from 5:00pm to 7:00pm with a networking reception to continue until 9:00pm. For more information, to confirm attendance please contact Linda Coventon or Geoff DeVito via email

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