World Tourism Day ― Date, History, and Details

World Tourism Day

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History of World Tourism Day and How to Celebrate/ Observe It

World Tourism Day is celebrated every year on September 27. The day was established by the United Nations World Tourism Organization in 1980 to raise awareness about the importance of tourism and its social, cultural, political and economic value. The day also promotes international cooperation and partnership in the tourism sector. Every year, World Tourism Day is celebrated with a different theme. This year’s theme is “Sustainable Tourism – a Tool for Development”.