World Tourism Day is celebrated annually on September 27th. The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) established this observance in 1980. The choice of September 27th for World Tourism Day is linked to the adoption of the UNWTO’s Statutes on that day in 1970.
- Its purpose is to raise awareness about the importance of tourism and its various impacts: social, cultural, political, and economic.
- The goal is to promote sustainable and responsible tourism practices worldwide.
- Tourism contributes significantly to the global economy by creating jobs, fostering economic growth, and promoting sustainable development.
- The theme for World Tourism Day 2023 is ‘Tourism and green investment,’ emphasizing the need for targeted investments to achieve sustainable development goals.
Question: What is the theme of World Tourism Day 2023?
a) “Tourism and Cultural Diversity”
b) “Sustainable Tourism for a Better Tomorrow”
c) “Tourism and Green Investment”
d) “Exploring New Horizons in Tourism”
ans : c) “Tourism and Green Investment”