The city of Madrid was, on 21 October 2015, the platform for launching the 13 issue of European Journal of Tourism and Trade.
The special publication of European Council on Tourism and Trade was put to the fore of world tourism, with a presentation of ETHIOPIA-WORLD BEST TOURIST DESTINATION FOR 2015.
The issue highlighted to the world tourism readership the main features of tourism in Ethiopia, the landmarks of Ethiopian tourism, visited by European Council on Tourism and Trade delegation, the reasons for electing Ethiopia as the perfect cultural destination and a touristic guide to Ethiopia.
Ethiopia was unanimously elected as WORLD BEST TOURIST DESTINATION in 2015 for here fabulous historic and civilization legacy, mirrored in more than 20 UNESCO heritage sites and for here outstanding track record for safety of tourism and for ethical and green tourism.
Benefiting the legacy of Empire of Ethiopia, today`s Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia is abundant in places of religious significance, from the world second Jerusalem-Lalibela, to holy Islamic city of Harar and incredible medieval constructions of Gondar, encompassing churches, mosques, palaces and historical places that are unique in the world.
The latest issue of European Journal of Tourism and Trade is presenting in extenso the debates hold on the award, the list of competing countries and the long list of reasons for awarding WORLD BEST TOURIST DESTINATION AWARD to ETHIOPIA.
Other high-profile articles are dedicated to: the ceremonies held in Addis Ababa for WORLD BEST TOURIST DESTINATION AWARD and to the election as member of European Tourism Academy of Prime Minister of Ethiopia- Hailemariam Desalegn .
Special highlights of the 13 edition for 2015 of European Journal of Tourism and Trade are also: the visit of the European Council on Tourism and Trade delegation in Ethiopia and the agreements reached on fostering touristic and diplomatic relations between Europe and Ethiopia F.D.R.
Special pages are dedicated also to the European Council on Tourism and Trade visits to Kazakhstan-the heart of Silk Road and Turkmenistan- the center of Caspian Sea tourism.
Kazakhstan had offered to European Council on Tourism and Trade a fountain of historical and cultural wealth: from Turkistan-Islamic holy city of Silk Road to Almaty-Central Asia capital of winter sports and Taraz-capital of culture and poetry in the region.
European Journal of Tourism and Trade is a regular publication of European Council on Tourism and Trade destined to disseminate information`s about World Best Tourist destinations, European tourism statistic, evolution`s, laws, regulations and main event`s.
European Journal of Tourism and Trade has an average readership for issue of more than 120.000 professional’s that includes the 180 embassies in Europe as well as all major European government institutions, private corporations and the international community at large. As the flagship newspaper of the European tourism community, we are the only publication in the Europe able to reach the tourism highly targeted and lucrative market.
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