World Tourism Day Quick Facts

Event NameWorld Tourism Day ()
Event Started1980
Event LevelInternational Day
Observed byunited nations world tourism organization

World Tourism Day Brief

World Tourism Day is celebrated every year on 27 September in different countries of the world. There are many historical buildings, temples, etc. to visit in India which attract the attention of tourists like Taj Mahal, Red Fort, Qutub Minar, Charminar, Akshardham Temple, Gateway of India, Vaishnodevi Temple, Hawa Mahal, India Gate, Bhangarh Fort, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Mysore Palace, Victoria Memorial, Surya Konark Temple and Jaisalmer Fort etc.

The “Incredible India” scheme was also launched by the Government of India to attract the attention of tourists and this scheme has also been very successful. Every year lakhs of tourists visit India. To attract these tourists, a theme of World Tourism Day is kept every year.

World Tourism Day Objective

The main objective of celebrating this day is to spread and spread awareness in the world about how tourism helps to increase social, cultural, political, and economic values globally and to increase mutual understanding.

Not only has Goa, Kerala, Rajasthan, Orissa and Madhya Pradesh made significant progress in the field of tourism in India, but tourism in Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Andhra Pradesh and Chhattisgarh has also benefited well.

Himachal Pradesh received 6.5 million tourists last year. This figure is almost equal to the total population of the state. Out of these tourists 2.04 lakh tourists were foreigners. In terms of statistics, the state performed much more successfully than expected.

World Tourism Day Theme(s)

2022Rethinking tourism
2021Tourism for Inclusive Development
2020Tourism and Rural Development
2019Tourism and Jobs: A Better Future for All
2018tourism and cultural conservation
2017Sustainable Tourism – Instrument of Development
2016Tourism for All - Promoting Worldwide Reach
2015Millions of tourists, millions of opportunities
2014Tourism and Community Development
2013Tourism and Water: Protecting Our Common Future
2012Tourism and energetic stability'.
2011Tourism connects culture
2010Tourism and Biodiversity
2009Tourism - A Celebration of Diversity
2008Tourism responds to the challenge of climate change and global warming
2007Tourism opens doors for women
2006Enriching tourism.
2005Travel and Transport: From the Fantasy of Jules Verne to the Reality of the 21st Century
2004Sports and tourism: two living forces for mutual understanding, development of culture and society
2003Tourism: A driving force for poverty alleviation, employment generation and social harmony
2002Ecotourism Key to Sustainable Development
2001Tourism: a tool for peace and dialogue between civilizations
2000Technology and nature: two challenges to tourism in the early twenty-first century
1999Tourism: Conservation of World Heritage for the New Century.
1998Public-Private Sector Partnership: Key to Tourism Development and Promotion
1997Tourism: a pioneering activity for job creation and environmental protection of the twenty-first century
1996Tourism: a factor of tolerance and peace
1995WTO: serving in world tourism for twenty years
1994Quality staff, quality tours
1993Tourism Development and Environmental Protection: Towards a Sustainable Harmony
1992Tourism: a factor of increasing social and economic cohesion and interaction between people
1991Communication, Information and Education: Power Factors of Tourism Development
1990Tourism: an unfamiliar industry, a free service
1989Free movement of tourists makes a world
1988Tourism: Education for All
1987Tourism for development
1986Tourism: a vital force for world peace
1985Youth tourism: cultural and historical heritage for peace and friendship
1984Tourism for International Understanding, Peace and Cooperation
1982Pride in Travel: Good Guests and Good Hosts
1981Tourism and quality of life
1980Contribution of tourism to the preservation of cultural heritage and peace and mutual understanding

Important Days of September Month - (National Days and International Days):

Day Event Name - Event Level
02 SeptemberWorld Coconut Day - International Day
05 SeptemberTeachers Day: India - National Day
08 SeptemberInternational Literacy Day - International Day
11 SeptemberWorld First Aid Day - International Day
14 SeptemberHindi Day: India - National Day
14 SeptemberWorld Brotherhood and Apology Day - International Day
15 SeptemberEngineer Day - National Day
16 SeptemberWorld Ozone Day - International Day
17 SeptemberLord Vishwakarma Jayanti - National Day
21 SeptemberWorld Peace Day - International Day
21 SeptemberWorld Alzheimers Day - International Day
26 SeptemberWorld Silent Deaf Day - International Day
27 SeptemberWorld Tourism Day - International Day
29 SeptemberWorld Heart Day - International Day

World Tourism Day FAQs:

World Tourism Day is observed every year on 27 September.

Yes, World Tourism Day is an International Day that is celebrated every year on September all over the World.

World Tourism Day started on 1980.

World Tourism Day is observed every year by united nations world tourism organization.

  Last update :  Tue 28 Jun 2022
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