Since 1980, the United Nations World Tourism Organization has observed World Tourism Day as worldwide observances on September 27. This date was picked as on that day in 1970, the Statutes of the UNWTO were received. The reception of these Statutes is viewed as a development in worldwide tourism. The motivation behind this day is to bring issues to light on the part of tourism inside the global group and to exhibit how it influences social, social, political and financial esteems around the world. The trademark in 2017 of the day is “manageable tourism”.
At its Twelfth Session in Istanbul, Turkey, in October 1997, the UNWTO General Assembly chose to assign a host nation every year to go about as the Organization’s accomplice in the festival of World Tourism Day. At its Fifteenth Session in Beijing, China, in October 2003, the Assembly chose the accompanying geographic request to be taken after for World Tourism Day festivities: 2006 in Europe; 2007 in South Asia; 2008 in the Americas; 2009 in Africa and 2011 in the Middle East.
The late Ignatius Amaduwa Atigbi, a Nigerian national, was the person who proposed stamping September 27 of consistently as World Tourism Day. He was at long last perceived for his commitment in 2009. The shade of World Tourism Day is Blue.