50 years of anniversary


The first international hotel, Hilton Addis Ababa is celebrating its 50 years anniversary with the theme “Heritage in style.” The celebration started with a photography exhibition showcasing of the 50 years of hospitality. The photo exhibition provides over view of the hotel and the country’s history, photo of extraordinary peoples who have graced hall ways of the hotel. Since the inauguration on November 3, 1969 by Emperor Hailesilase, Hilton has been serving as one of the great hotels and attraction in the city.
The original company was founded by Conrad Hilton about 110 years ago. As of December 31, 2018, there were 586 Hilton Hotels & Resorts properties across six continents. Hilton Addis Ababa was the first Hilton hotel in the continent at the time.