Ethiopia Receives Award from UNWTO –

Addis Ababa, March 13, 2023(Walta) – The World Tourism Organization (WTO), a UN specialized agency, named Choke Mountains Ecovillage in Ethiopia among the Best Tourism Villages 2022.

Following this, Ethiopian Ministry of Tourism, state minister Sileshi Girma and Mulu Eco lodge representatives received the award from the UNWTO Secretary General at Alulla city, Saudi Arabia.

The UNWTO Secretary General pointed out that more than 50 countries and more than 100 tourism destinations, including Ethiopia, participated in the competition.

The village, which found in the third highest mountain in Ethiopia Choke Mountain, is located about 300km northwest of Addis Ababa in West Gojam Zone at Degadamot Woreda.

It is a place where a unique tourism experience that combines environmental protection, community wide tourism and unique tourism experience are held.

UNWTO gave recognition to the village which considers rural development as driving force to preserve, promote and develop natural and cultural heritages, community values and folklore, tourism products and life styles for economic, social and environmental benefits.

Choke Mountains Ecovillage is build based on the ideology of Mulu Eco lodge.





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