ECTT chose Ethiopia for World best tourist destination for 2015
General Assembly of the European Council on Tourism and Trade (ECTT), has chosen Ethiopia as the number one World Best Tourist Destination and Favorite Cultural Destination for 2015
On June 25, 2015 the General Assembly of the European Council on Tourism and Trade (ECTT), has chosen Ethiopia as the number one World Best Tourist Destination and Favorite Cultural Destination for 2015. The assembly arrived in the conclusion after taking careful and great consideration to the list of candidates they had.
On the debate for the World Best Tourist Destination Award For 2015, Professor Dr. Anton Caragea, President of European Council on Tourism and Trade (ECTT) presented a report titled: Ethiopia : The Perfect Cultural Destination; The Land Chosen By God!
He proposed Ethiopia as the winner of World Best Tourist Destination For 2015 and as receiver of the Favorite Cultural Destination distinction for 2015.
The report noted the reasons for awarding World Best Tourist Destination For 2015 Prize To Ethiopia:
The excellent preservation of humanity landmarks such as: ruins of the city of Aksum - the heart of ancient Ethiopia, Fasil Ghebbi - the residence of the Ethiopian emperors during the 16th and 17th century, Harar Jugol - 82 mosques, 102 shrines, and unique interior design in the townhouses,Lalibela - holy site encompassing eleven medieval stone carved churches from the 13th century, Konso Cultural Landscape (containing 55 kilometers of stonewalled terraces and fortified settlements), Lower Valley of the Awash-where humanity made his first steps and where was found the Eva of all mankind-Lucy fossil’s, and Lower Valley of the Omo also containing fragments pertaining to early humanity development and the fossils of Homo Gracilis.
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