World Tourism Day

World Tourism Day was started celebrating in view of the importance of tourism across the world.

This day is celebrated every year on 27th September because tourism has an important role in the social, cultural, political, and economic development of any country.

In today’s time, where the first need of every country is to strengthen the economy. Today due to tourism, the economy of many countries revolves around the tourism industry.

The tourism industry is growing rapidly, the World Tourism Organization of the United Nations declared 27th September as World Tourism Day in 1980.

Since then this day is celebrated every year as World Tourism Day. Every year a country hosts this day and every year there is a new topic for it.

Why is World Tourism Day celebrated ?

As tourism is one of the main sources of income for the government of any country and hence it should be always promoted.

It is also very important to promote tourism because in today’s time, every person is surrounded by his own problems and tourism helps in refreshing the mind of people.

Tourism is also necessary to explore new places, to know more about the culture of a region, to meet and understand the new people of a place.

The motive of celebrating this day is to make people aware of tourism and can know the culture of the different areas and communities. 

On this day, people are made aware of the global community and the events that take place. So that people can understand the importance of tourism, cultural values, heritage, etc.

How World Tourism Day is Celebrated ?

Each country celebrates ‘This Day in its own unique style. While some regions organize promotional events for tourists visiting popular destinations in their country.

The UNWTO – World Tourism Organisation (international world tourism agency) invites people every year to celebrate world tourism day in the hosted country.

Also, to promote this day and event UNWTO gives various offers such as free entries, discounts, etc to the public to make this event more interesting and successful.

However, one common thing that each place shares are the enthusiasm with which people come to celebrate the day.

There is also a theme of world tourism day every year. The theme for 2020 was “Tourism and Rural Development“.

You can participate in the event through the official website of UNWTO directly. All you need to submit the required things for participation.

Tourism Day Celebration In India

Well, World Tourism Day is celebrated on 27th September every year. But India also celebrates its own national tourism day which is celebrated on 25th January of every year.

With the aim of promoting tourism in India and explaining the importance of tourism to the people. National tourism day is celebrated every year in India.

The Indian tourism industry is one of the largest service industries in the world. The Indian Tourism industry contributes 6.25% approx to the national GDP and 8.75% to India’s total employment.

Every year around 5 million foreign tourists visit India and 54.2 million domestic tourists also visit India’s different places and states.

Indian Tourism

India has created its own special place around the world due to its beautiful tourist places in many forms because it has many beautiful tourist places which attract tourists every year.

This country has many examples of tourism in the form of cultural, natural, heritage, educational, business, sports, rural, medical, cruise, and environment.

India is a country of innumerable experiences and fascinating places. In India- Kerala, Shimla, Goa, Agra, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Mathura, Kashi, Uttarakhand are among those destinations which are always in the news for their foreign tourism.

National Parks and wild life senctuaries

National Parks, Bird Sanctuary, Wild Life Parks, Mountains, Deserts, Ocean, you can enjoy everything alone in India.

The Jim Corbett Nation Park is one of the main tourist attractions in India which is located in the district Nainital, Uttarakhand.

Other famous National Park in India are Kaziranga National Park, Kanha National Park, Rajaji National Park, RanthamboreNational Park, Etc. You can check here in detail about National Park in India.

Holy Destinatons

Also, India is a very rich tourism of holy destinations like Char Dham which includes Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri, and Yamunotri. Every year thousands of tourists visit Char Dham in Uttarakhand.

While visiting Char Dham people enjoy the scenic view of the great Himalaya. Also, you can visit other hill stations between the char dham when you travel.

In this tour it takes usually 10 to 15 days to cover all four places but if you have a good budget you may prefer helicopter serrvices from delhi or delhradun to visit these holi places and can complete within 3 to 4 days.

Haridwar and Rishikesh are also very famous tourist destinations for people who want to visit holy places. These two cities are situated on the bank of the longest river of India “Ganga”.

Here you can see the great temples and ashrams, where many people come every year around the world.

Desserts Tourism Places

If you love dessert, you can visit Rajasthan one of the famous states and places for tourist attractions. Here you can see the large dessert, enjoy a camel ride and can visit many famous cities like Jaisalmer, Jaipur which is known as the pink city of India.

Famous Hill Stations

In India, hill stations are also the main tourist attraction and millions of local and international visitors go to these places to enjoy their vacations. For the best hill stations, Uttarakhand is among the best states in India.

Himachal, Laddakh, and Jammu Kashmir are also the best choice for visitors who enjoy some thrilling places to visit.

Best beach areas

When talking about the beaches and coastal area tourism, Goa is the first name that hits every mind to visit at least once.

Some of the beaches of Goa is very famous for their sunset and rise views and visitor roam around the beaches till late at night. Another best and famous destinations in India are Andaman & Nicobar Island, Lakshadweep Island, Varkala in Kerla, Mumbai.

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Suggested Read: How To Reach Jim Corbett National Park

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