September 27 is World Tourism Day #wtd2015

The United Nations created World Tourism Day (September 27) in 1979 to increase awareness of the importance of tourism and its social, cultural, political and economic values. World Tourism Day is hosted by the UNWTO . has celebrated World Tourism Day for 20 years! We applaud the work of friends in the hospitality sector. You inspire us a billion billion times. Each year we ask a few questions and compile the responses.

We will be arranging an online YouTube/Google+ hangout, Monday September 28. Please let me know if you would like to participate on camera.

In 2015 World Tourism Day was scheduled to be hosted by Burkina Faso, but that was called off given current turmoil. Thailand hosts in 2016 and Qatar in 2017.

Question: How do you say ‘World Tourism Day’ in other languages?
Hungarian: Turizmus Világnapja
Italian: Giornata Mondiale del Turismo
Spanish: Día Mundial del Turismo

Question: Is there a host country for #wtd2015? How are host countries selected?

Question: What are your favorite open access or creative commons-licensed tourism data, reports?

Question: How does World Tourism Day 2015 #wtd2015 compare to World Tourism Day 2014 #wtd2014?

World Tourism Day on Flickr #wtd2015

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