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Ethiopia extends E-Visa service MICE participants

Posted 17 October 2017 · Add Comment

Ethiopian Immigration and Nationality Affairs main Department in collaboration with Ethiopian Airlines Group has launched E-Visa service for African and international participants of Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Exhibitions.

With the launching of the e-visa, participants of Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Exhibitions to be held in Ethiopia, will be able to issue their visa online, book, pay and check-in their flight with Ethiopian, all online.

Group CEO Ethiopian Airlines, Tewolde GebreMariam said: “With the immense potential for conference tourism, Ethiopia has still a lot to do to tap into the sector and the launching of an e-visa service for Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Exhibitions is an impetus for the exponential demand of Ethiopia’s conference tourism; saving time and cost besides inducing a modern online visa application process with more simplicity and efficiency. Further facilitating passengers travel experience, Ethiopian offers special fares and discounts besides availing custom designed tour packages to the various breathtaking tourist sites in the country. I wish to take this opportunity to thank our IT team and our colleagues at Ethiopian Immigration and Nationality Affairs main Department for a remarkably gratifying collaboration.”

Gebreyohannes Teklu, Director Main Department for Immigration & Nationality Affairs, commented, “The introduction of e-visa for Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Exhibitions will provide travelers with a fast and convenient way to apply for a visa and initiate their travel to Ethiopia while ensuring absolute security of sensitive information. This is important milestone for Ethiopia being capital of Africa to serve various African Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhipitions. We are glad that we have been working together with Ethiopian Airlines for the effective implementation of Conference E-visa.”

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