ADDIS ABABA-the capital of FDR. of Ethiopia and the host city of African Union dubbed as Africa`s Political Capital was elected on 19 January 2019 at the General Assembly of European Council on Tourism and Trade as the WORLD CAPITAL OF CULTURE AND TOURISM.(More information can be obtained from here: http://worldcapitalofculture.yolasite.com/addis-ababa---world-capital-of-culture-and-tourism.php)
The official handover ceremony will take place in Addis Ababa in the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia`s capital and in the presence of President Dr. Anton Caragea and President of Ethiopia Academician Sahle-Work Zewde and the Head of Government of Addis Ababa Academician Takele Uma Benti.
The World Capital of Culture and Tourism is a city designated by the European Council on Tourism and Trade to be inscribed on Word Heritage list with no limitation of time(read more here: http://world-tourism.website2.me/president-academician-dr-anton-caragea).
European Tourism Academy is organizing a series of cultural events with a strong cultural dimension.
Preparing a World Capital of Culture and Tourism can be an opportunity for the city to generate considerable cultural, social and economic benefits and it can help foster urban regeneration, change the city's image and raise its visibility and profile on an international scale (discover more here: https://eutourismnews.wordpress.com/world-capital-of-culture-and-tourism/).
The World Capital of Culture and Tourism is a registered program of European Tourism Academy, Parliamentary Assembly for the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goals and UN Agenda for Humanity.