Posts Tagged ‘ World Tourism Day ’

Saturday snippets: September 30th 2017

Sep 30th, 2017 | By
Great Barrier Reef

As destinations attract more people, can the infrastructure cope and a major discovery in the Great Barrier Reef off the Australian state of Queensland should encourage more tourists to the area.

Tourism for All – Promoting universal accessibility

Sep 29th, 2016 | By
poster from World Tourism Day

Under this headline, World Tourism Day came and went last Tuesday with barely a whimper let alone a bang.

Saturday snippets: 27th September 2014

Sep 27th, 2014 | By

Adrian wonders what will happen now that mobile phones can be used on planes as well as looking at some of the stories you might have missed.

Europe: the first tourism destination in the world

Sep 28th, 2011 | By

Opening the European Tourism day in Brussels, Daniel Calleja Crespo of the European Commission reminded us that about 50% of all international tourism takes place in Europe. To the nations within, it is worth some €407 billion said Frederic Pierret from the UN World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO). That is how important all of us are.

World Tourism Day

Sep 26th, 2009 | By

Once a year there is a day which, worldwide, is World Tourism Day. This year, Sunday, 27th November.

Did you know that?

No and I bet a large number of people in the travel industry didn’t know either. It is also the 30th anniversary of the very first world tourism day and I bet even fewer people knew that. I see no press releases from Margaret Hodge, who has returned to her job as tourism minister, or her department