Why World Tourism Day 2020 is celebrated: All you need to know

 World Tourism Day is commemorated each year on 27 September, with celebrations led by UNWTO. Its purpose is to foster awareness among the global community of tourism's social, cultural, political and economic value and the contribution the sector can make in reaching the Sustainable Development Goals. In 2019, in line with UNWTO's overarching focus on skills, education and jobs throughout the year, World Tourism Day will be a celebration on the topic 'Tourism and Jobs: a better future for all'.

Why World Tourism Day is celebrated: All you need to know

The day is celebrated every year on September 27th each year aiming to aware the people about the importance of the tourism. A message is sent to the general public every year by the UNWTO Secretary-General to participate in the occasion. It is celebrated with the great interest by the various tourism enterprises, organizations, government agencies and etc. Varieties of competitions are held at this day such as photo competitions promoting the tourism, tourism award presentations including free entries, discounts/special offers to the general public.

Tourism has become the continuously growing and developing economic sectors worldwide because of the occurrence of various attractive and new destinations for the tourists. So it has become the main source of income for the developing countries.

HERE ARE 10 BEAUTIFUL TRAVEL QUOTES TO CELEBRATE WORLD TOURISM DAY:

A traveler without observation is a bird without wings.
Two roads diverged in a wood and I - I took the one less traveled by.
To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.
Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.
The more I traveled the more I realized that fear makes strangers of people who should be friends.
Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and enjoy the journey.
We travel, some of us forever, to seek other places, other lives, other souls.
Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind.
Tourists don’t know where they’ve been, travelers don’t know where they’re going.
We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.

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