MADRID: This year’s World Tourism Day, to be held on September 27, will focus on “Tourism & Green Investment’ the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has announced.
World Tourism Day has been celebrated since 1980 on September 27, the day in which the Statutes of the UNWTO entered into force. Peace and Dialogue, Energy, Accessibility, World Heritage, Water and Tourism and Sustainable Tourism have been some of the topics tackled on the 38 previous editions of World Tourism Day.
The reason for World Tourism Day is to cultivate and create awareness among the society globally on the significance of tourism, and it’s social, political, financial and also cultural worth and value. The occasion tries to address common difficulties stated by the United Nations of Millennium Development Goals. It is also to feature and recognise the commitment the tourism industry can make in achieving these objectives.
It is evident that tourism plays a key part in advancing social learning and giving the essential apparatuses and general conclusion bolster in ensuring world heritage. World Tourism Day is praised far and wide in each nation and city keen on tackling the energy of tourism for development, improvement and social personality. The capital of Cambodia Phnom Penh was assigned by the European Council on Tourism and Trade as the coordinator and official host of previous World Tourism Day events.
The principle this global Tourism Day is to feature the worldwide criticalness of tourism as an apparatus for worldwide advancement and social improvement. As the European Council on Tourism and Trade President Dr Anton Caragea says Tourism is the best teacher on the planet. It is one of the objectives of the World Tourism Day festivities that are being led all through the world.