World Tourism Day

World Tourism Day is a day celebrated annually on September 27th to raise awareness about the importance of tourism and to promote efforts to support and develop the tourism industry.

The day was first designated by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in 1980 as a way to celebrate the contributions of tourism to the global economy and to promote the potential of tourism to foster understanding and cooperation among nations.

World Tourism Day is celebrated in countries around the world, with events and activities organized to raise awareness about the economic, cultural, and social benefits of tourism and to encourage the responsible and sustainable development of the tourism industry. The day is an opportunity to recognize the contributions of tourism to the global economy and to celebrate the positive impact it can have on people and communities around the world.


Sep 27 2023


12:00 am - 12:00 pm


Special Days

Promoting Peace

“Rotary promotes intercultural understanding. As we support refugees who have escaped unsafe locations, we also train adults and young leaders to prevent and mediate violence.”

Fighting Disease

“We are committed to eradicating polio for good. In order to prevent additional diseases and increase access to healthcare, we also empower and educate local populations.”

Providing Clean Water

“Every day, we work to expand access to sustainable clean water, sanitation, and hygiene. We don’t merely construct wells and disappear.”

Saving Mothers & Children

“We increase access to affordable, high-quality healthcare, sanitation, education, and employment opportunities to improve the health and well-being of mothers and their offspring.”

Supporting Education

Our mission is to enhance adult literacy, decrease gender disparities in education, and strengthen community capacity to support basic education and literacy.

Growing Local Economies

We conduct charitable endeavors that promote societal and economic growth and chances for young and old people to engage in respectable and worthwhile employment.

Protecting the Environment

We pledge to support initiatives that increase the preservation and protection of natural resources, advance ecological sustainability, and promote harmony between human communities and the environment.