Posts Tagged ‘ World Tourism Day ’

Today is World Tourism Day

Sep 27th, 2020 | By
Image of West Lake

This year there seems to be no reason to celebrate travel, just to remember how it was and the many people who have lost their jobs.

World Tourism Day

Sep 27th, 2019 | By

It is a little ironic given the collapse of Thomas Cook that the theme for today should be “Tourism and Jobs: A better Future for All”.

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