TANZANIA (eTN) – Covering a total area of 14,763 kilometers of natural and expanse grazing land in northern Tanzania tourist circuit, Serengeti National Park has been named this year’s chosen global tourist site for the tourism, hotel and catering industry.
The park is the leading tourist attraction site in Tanzania, pulling in over 150,000 foreign tourists each year.
Global Trade Leaders’ Club, an International Businessmen Club counting more than 7,000 associated companies globally, named Serengeti National Park a global prestige tourist site which attracts the hospitality industry, reports from Tanzania National Parks said.
Tourism professionals from over 40 countries around the world are expected to attend a special function to honor this Tanzanian biggest park in Madrid and that will coincide with the FITUR International Tourism Fair.
Serengeti is Tanzania’s oldest and most popular park, also a World Heritage site, it is famed for its annual migration when some six million hooves pound the open plains as more than 200,000 zebra and 300,000 Thompson gazelle join the wildebeests’ trek for fresh grazing.
Serengeti offers arguably the most entertaining game viewing in Africa with great herds of buffalo, smaller groups of elephant and giraffe, and thousands upon thousands of grass-eating mammals.