SOAS University of London

Centre of African Studies

ABG Seminar: Cutting Edge Community Based Tourism in East Africa

Cutting Edge Community Based Tourism in East Africa
Dr Mulugeta Feseha (Addis Ababa University) & Professor Tom Selwyn (SOAS)

Date: 3 November 2014Time: 5:30 PM

Finishes: 3 November 2014Time: 7:30 PM

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings Room: Khalili Lecture Theatre

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Building 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 Africa 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.

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Organiser: Centre of African Studies, University of London

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