CAMBODIA AND ETHIOPIA PRESENTED AS WORLD MODELS IN TOURISM DEVELOPMENT

Cambodia and Ethiopia have been selected to be the official model countries for World Tourism Day (WTD) in 2016, at the ECTT General Assembly. Kingdom of Cambodia was elected as WORLD BEST TOURISM DESTINATION FOR 2016 signaling world community appreciation for the country huge potential.    World Tourism Day 2016 will be celebrated under the…

ACADEMICIAN MIRCEA CONSTANTINESCU ANNOUNCES THE CLOSING OF 2016 COMPETITION FOR WORLD BEST TOURIST DESTINATION AWARD

The call for applications, for the 9th European Council on Tourism and Trade Awards for WORLD BEST TOURIST DESTINATION FOR 2016 and FAVORITE CULTURAL DESTINATION is now closed, announced Academician Mircea Constantinescu head of European Tourism Academy. European Tourism Academy leader hand it to European Council on Tourism and Trade President his office recommendation regarding…

EUROPE UNITES IN CELEBRATING WORLD TOURISM DAY 2015

UNDERSTANDING WORLD TOURISM DAY IN FIGURES AND DATA`S Fact sheet on World Tourism Day-2015 International tourist arrivals grew by 4.3 % in 2014 to 1.133 billion. In 2014, international tourism generated US$ 1.5 trillion in export earnings. ECTT forecasts a growth in international tourist arrivals of between 4% and 6% in 2015. European Council on…

PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA LAUNCHES TOURISM AND TRAVEL NATIONAL STRATEGY

After the visit to Ethiopia – World Best Tourist Destination for 2015 (European Council on Tourism and Trade), United States President Barack Obama prepares an overhaul of the country stagnating tourism industry in order to make United States a top Tourist Destination. Barack Obama said that: [Today,] I directed my administration to send me a…

EXTENSIVE AND CONSTRUCTIVE DIALOGUE BETWEEN MINISTER OF CULTURE AND TOURISM OF ETHIOPIA AND PRESIDENT OF EUROPEAN COUNCIL ON TOURISM AND TRADE

During the official visit of European Council on Tourism and Trade Delegation to Ethiopia, World Best Tourist Destination for 2015, the official meeting between HE. ECTT President- Professor Dr. Anton Caragea and HE. Minister of Culture and Tourism of Ethiopia-Amin Abdulkadir has taken place. Minister of Culture and Tourism-Ato Amin Abdulkadir presents Lucy-the oldest hominide…