ADDIS ABABA-Campaign has been started to re-establish hotels and tourism destinations affected by the devilish terrorist TPLF war against the motherland in the northern and northeast part of the country.
Briefing journalists in connection with the campaign, Ethiopian Hotel and related Service Providers Employers’ Association President Fitih Woldesenbet (PhD) said that preparations has been finalized to assist and reconstruct the hotels and tourism destinations that are demolished by the terrorist TPLF remnants in the northern part of the country As to him, the terrorist group damaged various infrastructures including electricity, telecom, roads, and historical heritages, among others.
“Ethiopian hotel and tourism professionals will march to the areas where the hote land tourism destinations are affected by the terrorist group andprovide unreserved support to resume services in the short run.
Various stakeholders’ engagement is fundamental to re-build the tourism sector’s service providers towards harnessing tourism potentials.” Accordingly, the tourism sector creates numerous jobs to youths and women in the country.
The sector also contributes tangible roles in generating huge foreign currency and supporting the national economy, he said.
Ambassador Hotel CEO and Hotel Consultant Ashenafi Mulugeta for his part said that numerous hotel service experts has shown commitment to provide professional and materials supports in the efforts to reconstruct the damaged hotels and tourism destinations.
So far, more than 280 hotels and tourism experts and 80 hotel managers have already joined the campaign to rehabilitate hotels and tourism destinations, according to him.
BY TEWODROS KASSA
The 12 February 2022