Tourism for all - Promoting universal accesibility

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Official Celebrations
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WTD Presentations and Speeches

Speech on "Tourism and the Media"


September 26th, 2016

By Ivor Ambrose, ENAT.

Keynote speech on "Tourism and Accessibility"


September 27th, 2016

By Ivor Ambrose, ENAT

Keynote Speech On "How The Media Can Help To Advocate Accessible Tourism"


September 27th, 2016 

14:45h ­‐ 15:00h

By Anita Mendiratta











About the Host:

The offical World Tourism Day 2016 celebrations will be held in Bangkok, Thailand.

Located at the heart of mainland Southeast Asia, with coasts on the Gulf of Thailand and Andaman Sea, Thailand has a reputation as the “Land of Smiles”. The country boasts thick jungle, crystal clear blue waters and an ancient culture stretching back to its time as the Kingdom of Siam.

Tourism in Thailand has been increasing rapidly in recent years. In 2015, the country became the most visited in Southeast Asia, hosting almost 30 million international tourists. This helped Thailand earn US$ 44.6 billion in tourism receipts, showing that tourism is playing an ever greater role in the country’s development and path to further prosperity. Bangkok, the capital is a browsing city known for its beautiful temples, floating markets and impressive skyline.


Programme & General Information Note

Please download here the Programme for the Official Celebrations and the General Information Note. 


WTD 2016 Welcome to Thailand