“Rethinking Tourism”: the sector prepares to celebrate World Tourism Day 2022 – English version
The countdown to World Tourism Day 2022 is now underway, with every part of the sector invited to actively participate in the annual celebrations.
With the theme “Rethinking Tourism”, the International Day of Commemoration this year will focus on reimagining the growth of the sector, both in terms of size and relevance. The Republic of Indonesia will host the official day (September 27), although all UNWTO Member States, as well as non-members and stakeholders across the private sector, are encouraged to hold their own celebrations. as well as to promote the day and its central theme.
The potential for tourism is enormous and we have a shared responsibility to ensure that it is fully realized.
UNWTO Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili said: “The potential for tourism is enormous and we have a shared responsibility to ensure that it is fully realised. On World Tourism Day 2022, UNWTO calls on everyone, from tourism workers to tourists themselves, as well as small businesses, large corporations and governments, to reflect and rethink what we do and how we do it.
World Tourism Day has been held on September 27 every year since 1980. This date marks the anniversary of the adoption of the Organization’s Statutes in 1970, paving the way for the establishment of UNWTO five years later.