Hotel & Travel



There is an online visa application and approval process for entry to Ethiopia –
If you need an invitation letter please make sure to indicate this at registration. You will then receive the letter via email 24-48 hours after you complete and pay for your registration. Please note that refunds due to being denied a visa will only be honored if OpenHIE is notified of the denial no later than two weeks prior to the event start date. If you have any questions or concerns please contact Benti Ejeta –


CDC recommendations


The #OHIE19 planning team will help will transport to and from the airport to your hotel. To coordinate transport for people from and to Addis Ababa Bole International Airport (ADD) we will be asking for travel itineraries over the next couple of months via email. If you have already booked your travel please share you itinerary with Benti Ejeta –


To get the room rates indicated below at the Hyatt Regency.


Room Single Rate (USD) Double Rate (USD)
1 King Bed 170.00 190.00
King Bed Deluxe City View 220.00 240.00
1 King Bed Deluxe Courtyard View 230.00 250.00
2 Twin Beds 170.00 190.00

Other accommodations in the area Marriott Executive Apartments (1 min walk from Hyatt Regency). If you have any questions or concerns please contact Seblewongel Tadesse –