World Tourism Day encourages each of us to check our fanny packs, get some maps with interesting routes, and check our cameras and chargers. So, you will prepare for the celebration of the day dedicated to tourism, which is celebrated every year on September 27th.
World Tourism Day is the result of the activities of a special unit of the United Nations called the World Tourism Organization (WTO). The mission of the holiday is to raise people’s awareness of this day, to talk about the benefits of tourism. The work of the WTO is focused on the development of the country’s economy, as well as tourism. In the modern world, tourism should be accessible to everyone, it is a hobby that everyone should have access to, regardless of social status, income, profession, place of residence.
Why World Tourism Day is loved by millions
- Tourism creates additional jobs, people can work in different parts of the world. For example, in the US, the tourism niche provides 7,6 million jobs. According to statistics, one in 18 Americans is involved in tourism.
- The tourism sector brings excellent income to the country’s budget, in the United States it is about 1,5 trillion dollars a year.
- Traveling is good for physical and mental health. During trips, you will be healed spiritually, filled with new emotions, forget about problems, and avoid stress.
How to celebrate
Treat World Tourism Day like a vacation, plan your trip, keep it short and close. If you want to support a local business, send travel routes in your city. If you like to travel, start planning your trip – choose a place, a hotel, consider sights, and most importantly, determine your budget.
When is World Tourism Day in 2022?
World Tourism Day is observed on September 27 each year.