Addis Ababa – December, 2016 – Hilton Addis Ababa has announced its partnership with the modern book shop, Book World, for a book fair, this year from 17 December 2016 until 7 January 2017.
The Book World chain now has 11 branches around Addis Ababa, including the one sited in the trendy and famous hotel, Hilton Addis Ababa. The exhibition brings an extensive selection of literary and fictional works to its patrons, current affairs books, award winning self-help, national guidebooks, educational and political books and books for children. Apart from buying a wide selection of books, visitors and guests enjoy sweet delights at the hotel’s gingerbread house and top-flight festive season packages which are being provided by Hilton Addis Ababa.
Asfahe Tesfaye, general manager, Book World Shama PLC, said “The Book World continues to enjoy Hilton Addis Ababa’s widespread support; we are pleased to place the fair in the ideal site of the city. The book world chain will embark on several projects to encourage and enhance reading and writing among the Ethiopian society among all age groups”.
Claus Steiner, general manager, Hilton Addis Ababa said “This is one of the greatest opportunities to provide our guests with high-quality, informative and internationally and locally published books. Hilton Addis Ababa is honored to work with Book World to make the holiday season memorable.”
The book fair will stay open during the holiday season and conveys part of its great mission for Ethiopia, which is, to improve literacy at all levels and to foster a reading culture in the country.
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About Hilton Addis Ababa
Set in the political capital of Africa, Hilton Addis Ababa is the perfect choice for business and leisure travelers. This landmark hotel located close to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and to numerous international organizations, ministries and diplomatic offices including the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa the UNECA Conference Center, the premier business destination in Ethiopia. It offers spacious guest rooms, fine dining and warm
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located within a hotel. Local attractions include the nearby Meskel Square, the Parliament
building and the Ethiopian National Museum.
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Haben Solomon- Hilton Addis Ababa
+251 11 170000 haben.solomon@hilton.com

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