27 September 2024 worldwide
World Tourism Day 2024

World Tourism Day is commemorated annually on 27 September to foster awareness among the international community of the importance of tourism and its social, cultural, political, and economic value. Tourism can contribute to the SDGs: through quality tourism training, which invests in education and skills; by investing in sustainable infrastructure and accelerating green transformation, including opportunities to decarbonize the sector and promote climate-resilient infrastructure; and through investing in innovation technology, and entrepreneurship that can upskill tourism’s workforce.

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) designated the Day in September 1979, with the commemoration to commence in 1980. This date commemorates the anniversary of the adoption of the UNWTO Statutes on 27 September 1970.

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date: 27 September 2024
location: worldwide

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