Ethiopian Prime Minister Receives 2019 World Tourism Award
The London-based World Tourism Forum delegation held several meetings in London and visited Embassy of Ethiopia in London. World Tourism Forum delegation headed by the President Bulut Bağcı was hosted by Ambassador of Ethiopia, Fesseha Shawel Gebre.
Fesseha Shawel Gebre said during the meeting that Ethiopia government has made every effort to promote tourism in the country. Gebre also gave information about tourism investments in the country.
Gebre, who informed the delegation about Ethiopia’s tourism activities, stated that they are working to reveal the real tourism potential of the country.
World Tourism Forum President Bulut Bağcı gave information about the forum. Speaking about the participation of World Tourism Forum in tourism, Bağcı stressed that they are trying to improve tourism worldwide through annual forums.
World Tourism Forum President Bağcı also made the announcement of Ethiopia’s Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed, as winner of the 2019 Leader in Tourism Award by World Tourism Awards. The World Tourism Forum announced that Ahmed was named among nominated leaders for his outstanding and exemplary efforts to promote the growth and improvement of the Ethiopian tourism industry.
World Tourism Awards 2020 ceremony will be held in Addis Ababa in April 2020. Venue will be announced soon.