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September 27: World Tourism Day

World Tourism Day is observed on September 27. Key facts The World Tourism Day is observed every year to promote tourism and spread awareness about its importance. The theme for this year is “Rethinking Tourism”. It focuses on the post-pandemic initiatives and developments concerning tourism sector. It aims to put people and the planet first ..

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UNEP launches Green Fins Hub

The United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) and the UK-based charity Reef-World Foundation have launched the Green Fins Hub to boost sustainable marine tourism. Key features The Green Fins Hub is first-ever global marine tourism industry platform that would help diving and snorkelling operators across the world to make simple, cost-efficient changes in their daily practices ..

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2018 World Tourism Day (WTD)

The World Tourism Day (WTD) is observed every year on September 27 to raise awareness among the international community of the importance of tourism and its social, cultural, political and economic value. The 2018 theme is “Tourism and the Digital Transformation”. The 2018 WTD is a unique opportunity to raise awareness on the potential contribution ..

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NITI Aayog launches 5 Thematic Reports on Sustainable Development in Himalayan Region

NITI Aayog has released five Thematic Reports on Sustainable Development in Indian Himalayan Region (IHR) recognizing uniqueness of Himalayas and challenges for sustainable development. These reports list challenges in all defined five thematic areas and discuss significance, challenges, ongoing actions and future roadmap. Background These reports were prepared by five working groups which were set ..

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Oman hosts 2nd second UNWTO/UNESCO World Conference on Tourism and Culture

The 2nd UNWTO/UNESCO World Conference on Tourism and Culture: Fostering Sustainable Development was held in Muscat, Oman from December 11 to 12, 2017. This conference was hosted by the Government of the Sultanate of Oman. It was conducted within the framework of International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development (IY2017) to build and strengthen partnerships ..

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World Tourism Day (WTD) observed every year on September 27

The World Tourism Day (WTD) is observed every year on September 27 to raise awareness among the international community of the importance of tourism and its social, cultural, political and economic value. The 2017 theme “Sustainable tourism – a tool for development” is dedicated to explore the contribution of tourism to the Sustainable Development Goals ..

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