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Hope Hotel Consultancy and Training Centre

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Hope Hotel Consultancy and Training Center was founded in
1994. The center is, in view of many independent industry pundits, the foremost institution for Hospitality business consultation and Hotel skills training in Ethiopia. Hope manages three well-equipped training centers in Addis Ababa where more than 600 school-leavers are trained per year. The centre employs 24 certified professional trainers with years of experience in the hospitality sector.

Food preparation presentation class


The primary mission of the institution is to provide basic and advanced training to aspiring students in various areas of the hospitality sector. It addresses training related to hotels, restaurants and canteens. The creation of jobs is envisaged through active job-placement of graduates.


Catering theory class

Trainees graduation ceremony



Hope Hotel Consultancy and Training Center offers training in the area of

  • Food & Beverage service and sales

  • Food Preparation

  • Food and Beverage control

  • Front office operation

  • House Keeping & Laundry

  • Supervisory Management

  • Secretarial services

  • Language training (English, French, Arabic)

  • Banqueting


All trainees are exposed to three to six months of on-the-job training in leading hotels and restaurants of Addis Ababa. The institution is also engaged in consultancy and related services such as:

  • On-the-job consultancy offered to hotels and restaurants

  • Management consultancy

  • Counseling of public institutions in relevant issues of the hospitality sector

  • Support of graduates opening up their own businesses

  • Upgrading of Hotel and Catering schools and training institutions

  • Consultancy related to tourism with special emphasis on better performance of the hospitality sector

Thousands of trainees and engaged intermediaries (Govt. Entities, NGOs, Private Sector Organizations, etc.) have expressed their appreciation of the training programs.



Accreditation and membership

  • Accredited by the educational
    bureau of Addis Ababa

  • Licensed by the Trade and
    tourism bureau of Addis Ababa

  • Member of Ethiopia Hotel professionals association

  • Member of Addis Ababa
    Chamber of Commerce

Address of the manager of Hope (Ato Getachew Teshome) during the annual meeting of hotel professional association

Future Plans

Hope Hotel Consultancy and Training Center intends to upgrade and to enlarge its services in order to meet the demands of the world market. In this context close cooperation with sector specialists and development entities is highly appreciated.


Please do not hesitate to contact our management:

Hope Hotel Consultancy and Training Center
Getachew Teshome

P.O. Box 62677
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Tel. office 15 21 17 Res. 60 02 70
Mobile 09 214880
E-mail: HOPEHCTC@yahoo.com
Webpage: www.bds-ethiopia.net/hope