The tigrai regional state is one of the nine regional states of ethiopia. Prevailing situation of ethiopia s tourism sector since 1965, when. Ethiopias sustainable tourism master plan 20152025. This study supports this objective through in depth analysis of the supply and demand sides of the sector and by proposing a focused and viable strategy to grow tourist visitation and revenues whilst supporting the goe poverty reduction goals. Thus, the main purpose of this easy is to examine how existing theories of development and the empirical data on gender, development and empowerment are substantiated in ethiopia. It is over 15 years since the last national human development report for ethiopia was published and much has changed in the intervening period. African journal of hospitality, tourism and leisure volume 5 2 2016issn. By making a brief historical survey about development of tourism industry in the lake tana region, this paper investigates the regions tourist potential and contribution for economic development.
Ethiopia aims to achieve middleincome economy as of 20202023 while. In 1966, the first tourism development master plan was of ethiopia was created and high attention was given to the tourism sector. National report of ethiopia sustainable development. Ethiopias great potential for tourism development is mentioned everywhere and i do not go in to the details in this study. Tourism as an economic development tool managed sustainably, tourism is an effective development tool. The power of the cross billy graham new england crusade in boston sermon duration. Download fulltext pdf download fulltext pdf tourism and hospitality in ethiopias development agenda. Community participation in tourism development in amhara region. In spite of a long history of promotion and development, ethiopias tourism industry is in its initial stages of development. Pdf sociocultural impacts of tourism in ethiopia yenesew. Pro poor tourism in ethiopia download ebook pdf, epub. The objective of the sustainable tourism development project for ethiopia is to contribute to enhancement of the quality and variety of tourism products and services in targeted destinations so as to increase the volume of tourism, foreign exchange earnings.
Opportunity for investment in ethiopias hospitality. The unwto confidence index, prospects of ethiopian tourism industry. In addition to its nine sites inscribed on the world heritage list, ethiopia recorded five sites on its tentative list such as bale mountain national park, dirre sheik hussein religious, cultural and historical site my study site, sofumar natural cave, gedeo mixed. To assess the evolution of the historic route in tourism development plans of ethiopia. This study revealed that there has been tremendous contributions of the tourism industry in terms of social cohesion, new language, and intercultural fusion. Tourist flows and its determinants in ethiopia edri. The prospectus, challenges and causes of gender disparity. Action for sustainable economic growth chapter pdf available. To disclose the contribution of the historic route for the ethiopian tourism development.
The structural relationship between tourist satisfaction and. Tourism in ethiopia has always involved features of ecotourism. This paper, using an array of methodologies including simple historical explanation of tourist flow time series data, panel data analysis of tourist flow determinants and. Biha applauded ethiopias efforts to boost tourism, which she described as a sector that could speed up the muchneeded structural. It is managed and owned by the community, for the community, in. In spite of a long history of promotion and development, ethiopia s tourism industry is in its initial stages of development. Abstract this study focuses on identifying the challenges and prospects of ethiopian tourism industry. A final theme focuses on the need to improve demand for tourism and to work on the image of ethiopia. Historical development of travel and tourism in ethiopia. Official pdf, 124 pages world bank documents world bank group. Tourisms contribution to sustainable development geneva, palais des nations, salle xxvi, 1415 march 20 sisay getachew azage advisor to the state minister of culture and tourism, ethiopia ethiopias tourism. The gtp recognizes that sustainable development in ethiopia can only be achieved if development is pursued in the social, economic and environmental areas in a balanced manner and ensuring that benefits accrued are equitably shared among the citizens of the country. According to the president, ethiopia is an extremely privileged country given it is the seat of au, uneca, and other global organizations. Ethiopia towards a strategy for propoor tourism development.
Muslim religious tourism practice however is not developed due to different reasons and that should be developed. This was the inspiring slogan that defined ethiopia for the past 50 years. To exploit its amazing tourism potential, ethiopia has committed to provide support to the private sector for the development of tourism and hospitality service. Pdf tourism development policy as a means for promoting. Community participation in tourism development in amhara.
Tana growth corridor, which is the second rank in ethiopia, next to addis ababa. Pdf tourism and hospitality in ethiopias development. According to the findings ethiopias tourism industry currently has. As the saying goes, we left our hearts in africa, and these are the top places you should consider visiting if. Ethiopia is blessed with abundant natural and cultural tourist attraction heritage including its nineworld heritage site. Country image,branding,brand equity, brand identity,tourism development. Action for sustainable economic growth chapter pdf available february 2018 with 6,832 reads.
Author links open overlay panel atsbha gebreegziabher asmelash a b satinder kumar c. People who visit the historic route are, of course, primarily interested in the countrys history and the unusual accomplishments of ethiopians over the millennia. It was around 1960, that the potential of tourism drew the attention of the imperial government authorities. Changes in governance systems have resulted in different social constructions of the role of tourism in national development. If youre looking for a free download links of tourism management. Currently, the major impediments in tourism development in ethiopia include. Pdf challenges and prospectus of ethiopian tourism industry. The amhara national regional state undoubtedly has significant tourism potential. Since 1990s, the partial opening up of the economy to private investment, the liberalization. Pdf tourism marketing challenges and new tourism product. Page 6 above and beyond its economic advantages, tourism promotes better and reciprocal understanding and closer relations among peoples, thereby fostering a culture of peaceful coexistence and mutual respect. Integrating with its national development frameworks, ethiopia has implemented the millennium development goals mdgs which spanned the period 2000 to 2015 and registered remarkable achievements. When tourisms environmental, social, and economic and other constraints are addressed, tourism energizes economies. However, this ample tourism resources are not yet fully developed and the tourism industry is still in its infancy amare 2015.
Ethiopias tourism resources and development request pdf. Moreover, it is observed that touristic activity in the oic region is still concentrated in a small number of member countries. Pdf historical survey of tourism industry in ethiopia. This was when the ethiopian tourist organization eto was founded in 1961. The structural relationship between tourist satisfaction and sustainable heritage tourism development in tigrai, ethiopia. Managing sociocultural sustainability in public heritage spaces. Youll see personalized ideas from other travelers like you. Ratings for the sustainable tourism development project for ethiopia were as follows.
Ethiopia sustainable tourism development project english. The historic route in ethiopian tourism development. This publication presents an overview of the status of tourism in small island developing states sids, while providing evidence of the key importance it has for the sustainable development of many islands and for the achievement of the mdgs. The reasons behind the sectors poor performance have not been studied in a comprehensive way, however. I am pleased to present the 2014 national human development report, which has been written on the theme of accelerating inclusive growth for sustainable human development in ethiopia. Ethiopia authorized a structure of the ministry of culture and tourism. Tourist flows and its determinants in ethiopia ideasrepec. The master plan, which is meant to guide tourism activities in ethiopia for the next ten years, was developed by eca in collaboration with ethiopias ministry of tourism and culture.
A tourism development strategy for ethiopia shaun mann tourism development specialist africa region private sector development world bank dialogue on cultural heritage in sustainable development 16th april 2007 2 first tourism project in psd starts from the premise that the project is there to create jobs and shared economic growth thats. Mariam, ethiopia ermias kifle gedecho hawassa university wondo genet college of forestry and natural resources, school of wildlife and ecotourism, ethiopia the main objective of this study was identifying the challenges of religious tourism development in gishen mariam, ethiopia. Potentials and pitfalls of dirre sheik hussein religious. Ethiopia has immense tourism potential owing to its natural, historical and cultural endowments. The community development facilitators guide the community development facilitators guide a tool to support the community development handbook written by anne smith and flo frank for human resources development canada. Although ethiopia has beautiful and interesting wildlife, it cannot compete with the game parks of other east african countries. This project was sponsored by the labour market learning and development unit. The production of this study on sustainable tourism in ethiopia coincides with a rising global discourse about balancing the shallow representation of the social. Community based tourism in lake tana growth corridor of the.
Ethiopian national tourism policy tourism development policy of ethiopia 2009. Challenges and opportunities of community based tourism. Ethiopias great potential for tourism development is mentioned everywhere and i do not go into the details in this study. As such, the contribution of tourism to employment, small business development, income and foreign exchange earnings remains limited. Ethiopia sustainable development knowledge platform.
Ethiopia s great potential for tourism development is mentioned everywhere and i do not go in to the details in this study. Several strategies are suggested including marketing and business development support for ethiopian tour operators and accommodation owners. The structural relationship between tourist satisfaction. Developments and challenges in the hospitality and tourism. An introduction pdf, epub, docx and torrent then this site is not for you. Looking into the future the views expressed are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of unctad.
The government of ethiopia goe has set in train an initiative to develop the tourism sector in ethiopia. Development scholars came up with different theories to explain the causes of development including that of gender. Challenges and opportunities a case study in gondar city, ethiopia biruk, zerihun on. In ethiopia, the development of modern tourism as an important economic sector can be traced back to the imperial regime.
Challenges and opportunities for tourism development in. Sustainable tourism master plan 20152025 the federal. Download fulltext pdf download fulltext pdf tourism and hospitality in ethiopia s development agenda. The primary data was based on the feedback from over 300 experts worldwide, collected. From then until the overthrow of the regime in 1974, the development of tourism showed a remarkable and smooth.
Tourism development policy 2009 page 7 because it is believed that tourism has the power and capacity to assist in the ongoing effort to eliminate poverty and accelerate development sustainably, provided ethiopias attractions are appropriately developed and put. Challenges and opportunities of community based tourism development in awi zone. This site is like a library, use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Ethiopia is known to be home of the two major religions. Challenges and prospectus of ethiopian tourism industry. Assessment of potential tourism resources in elkere district of the. Click download or read online button to get pro poor tourism in ethiopia book now. Current community based ecotourism practices in menz guassa. Ethiopian development research institute, ethiopia. A major issue identified is that ethiopia has little defined product being sold in the market place. With the full knowledge that tourism is a complex sector with tentacles into a myriad of other economic activities, all. Practices from the ethiopian tourism development policy.
The economist intelligence unit estimates the value added of tourism in south africa to be no more than 2% of. Pdf the tourism and hospitality operation is a lucrative but volatile business. Tourist satisfaction and sustainable heritage tourism development are considered to be two sides of the same coin as noted in. Pdf tourism and hospitality in ethiopias development agenda. In 2016, a new tagline land of origins was introduced by the ethiopian tourism organization eto, recently reflagged as tourism ethiopia, to revitalize the nations struggling tourism industry. Challenges and opportunities a case study in gondar city, ethiopia. The primary data was collected from 501 foreign tourists. The sustainable tourism master plan stmp adopts the ntdp vision for tourism in ethiopia and its specific objectives as the base guiding principles and uses an integrated model of tourism planning including destination competitiveness and sustainable tourism development approaches. Ethiopia sustainable tourism development project english abstract. Governing dynamics in marine conservation tourism in raja ampat, indonesia. Tourism in ethiopia pdf tourism resource of ethiopia challenges of tourism development in ethiopia higham, j. The history of tourism is one of the neglected themes in ethiopian history.1455 308 124 964 1025 158 273 1209 1347 1071 640 1053 1358 1294 1256 1469 1195 1177 621 79 1169 717 1028 326 1220 1038 1076 623 900 973 1264 73 1130 648 18 752 478 654