UNWTO Current Affairs - 2020

Abu Dhabi selected as World’s leading Sports Tourism Destination

Abu Dhabi has been selected as the World’s leading Sports Tourism Destination for seventh time in a row. This time the coveted award was conferred at 26th edition of World Travel Awards (WTA), being held in Muscat, Oman. In 2019, Abu Dhabi gained many prestigious accolades, including being selected as Best City Break at UK’s Read More…

UNWTO selects India as host country to celebrate World Tourism Day 2019

The World Tourism Day which observed globally on 27 September is hosted by a different country every year. India has been selected as the host country for celebration of World Tourism Day 2019 by United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). This is for the very first time that India will host the day in its Read More…

September 27: World Tourism Day

The United Nations World Tourism Day is celebrated on September 27. The day aims at creating awareness on social, political, cultural and economic values among international community. Background The UNWTO – United Nations World Tour Organization has been celebrating World Tourism Day since 1980. The day was chosen because on this day, the UNWTO Statues Read More…

World Tourism Day: September 27

The World Tourism Day (WTD) is being observed every year on 27th September to raise awareness about importance of tourism. Observance of day aims to foster awareness among international community of importance of tourism and its social, cultural, political and economic value. The theme of this year’s World Tourism Day is ‘Tourism and the Digital Read More…

7th UNWTO Global Summit on Urban Tourism held in Seoul

7th UNWTO Global Summit on Urban Tourism was held in Seoul, capital of South Korea from 16 to 19 September, 2018. The theme of the summit was ‘A 2030 Vision for Urban Tourism’. The summit was co-organized by World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and Seoul Metropolitan Government and supported by Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism Read More…