How will you celebrate World Tourism Day 2011?

We invite you, your country, your city, your town, your village to share your World Tourism Day events with the rest of the world!

World Tourism Day is built on communicating how the tourism sector is contributing to the major challenges of our time. Get involved in your community this year and use World Tourism Day as an opportunity to raise awareness of tourism’s contribution to linking cultures.

We want to hear how you will be celebrating. Let us know by following the steps below and we will publish your event on the World Tourism Day website for all to see.

World Tourism Day Photo Competition 2011


UNWTO is happy to announce the 2011 World Tourism Day online photo competition under the theme Tourism – Linking Cultures.

What kind of photos are we looking for?
World Tourism Day 2011 is a celebration of how tourism can link together the cultures of the world through engagement, dialogue and understanding.

About World Tourism Day

World Tourism Day (WTD) takes place each year on 27 September.

Its purpose is to foster awareness among the international community of the importance of tourism and its social, cultural, political and economic value. The event seeks to address global challenges outlined in the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and to highlight the contribution the tourism sector can make in reaching these goals.