September 27 is observed every year worldwide as World Tourism Day. The late Ignatius Amaduwa Atigbi, a Nigerian national, was the one who proposed the idea of marking September 27 of every year as World Tourism Day. This date was chosen as on that day in 1970, the Statutes of the UNWTO were adopted. (Source-Wikipedia).
World Tourism Day is celebrated to raise awareness on the role of tourism and its social, cultural, political, and economic effects worldwide.
Themes of World Tourism Day
The theme of the day was “Sustainable Tourism”, in 2017.
In 2018 the theme was “Tourism and the Digital Transformation”.
In 2019 the theme was “Tourism and Jobs: a better future for all”
In 2020 the theme was: “Tourism and Rural Development”.
Travel Inspiring Quotes
As we gear up to raise awareness about world Tourism day, check out these travel-inspiring quotes, slogans, pictures, FB, and WhatsApp messages that will make you want to explore the cultural diversity around you.
“Still round the corner, there may wait, a new road or a secret gate.” – J. R. R. Tolkien
“This is your planet. You really should come to see it sometime.” – G Adventures
“To move, to breathe, to fly, to float, To gain all while you give, To roam the roads of lands remote: To travel is to live.” – Hans Christian Andersen
“Travel not to escape life, but so life doesn’t escape you.” – Unknown
“‘I’m bored is a useless thing to say. You live in a great, big, vast world that you’ve seen non-percent of.” – Louis C.K.
Travelling tends to magnify all human emotions.” – Peter Hoeg
“Time flies. It’s up to you to be the navigator.” – Robert Orben
“Travel expands the mind and fills the gap.” – Sheda Savage
“We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment.” – Hilaire Belloc
“To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.” – Aldous Huxley
“Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind.
Not all those who wander are lost.
The journey is the destination.
Investment in travel is an investment in yourself.”
“The journey is the destination.”Dan Eldon
“The use of traveling is to regulate imagination with reality, and instead of thinking of how things may be, see them as they are.”Samuel Johnson
World Tourism Day Wishes
Rejuvenate yourself by traveling around the world on the occasion of world tourism day and know more about the culture and religions of our country.
In India, we have different religions, different cultures, and different people read about them and their places and lifestyle in this world tourism day!
Consistently, travel to a spot where you have never been.
The rush of life consistently remains alive when you are voyaging.
Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.
Age is definitely not a barrier but the desire to explore makes you travel.
On this World Tourism Day, we must take a moment to appreciate the tour-guides who live on tourism but can not afford it.
Whenever life hits me hard, I go and travel even bigger!
If I could have a full time hobby that paid, travelling would be the one
Life would have been so beautiful if we could go places for free and enjoy different sunsets every day
Happy world tourism day to all those who make our journey better
Do not worry about how bumpy the ride is. Focus on the destination that awaits you
We can win hearts just like new places and its beauty does win our hearts on each visit .
Work hard so that you can travel to all the places you ever wanted to
On this world tourism day let’s take an oath to practice sustainable tourism
Tourism Day Quotes
The prime aim of the day is to bring about awareness amongst people regarding the value of tourism in any place. Tourism is on the rise and hence people should know how it helps them and what benefits it lends to the place of interest.
A traveler without observation is a bird without wings.
Two roads diverged in a wood and I took the one less traveled by.
Tourists don’t know where they’ve been, travelers don’t know where they’re going.
To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.
Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.
Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind.
Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and enjoy the journey.
We travel, some of us forever, to seek other places, other lives, other souls.
When you travel, you become a different person, a better person.
The person who doesn’t travel misses on the beauty of life.
Messages For World Tourism Day
Travelling makes people realise the small place they hold in this huge world!
If you are travelling, it allows you to visit the zenith of natural beauty and witness the glories of this world
Alcohol and travelling are alike. Both are great for your mood!
With tourism comes great growth and opportunity for a place
Travelling heals the deepest of the wounds and rejuvenates your soul unlike anything else
Pick up a bag and leave the home to live on your terms and visit places that touch your soul
Love is great; however, have you ever tried out travelling?
If you are travelling and not observing then you are as good as a bird without wings. Happy world tourism day
Happy world tourism day and happy travelling forever
No country is as beautiful as mine said a person who didn’t travel the world
If love is the key happiness then travelling is happiness in itself!
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