World Tourism Day, a 36 year old day was created by the United Nations World Tourism Organization to raise awareness of how tourism helps the international community to thrive by boosting the social, cultural, political and economic values around the world.
We say “environmental values” should be updated to be included in that description as well. To view the official declaration of 2016 World Tourism Day, click here.
This year’s theme is promoting universal accessibility. This year the conference is in Bangkok, check out the video here.
What are you doing to celebrate?