Tag: World Tourism Day
September 29 (TravelAndy): World Tourism Day 2018 was observed in Budapest, Hungary on September 27 with the official celebration focusing on the digital transformation in tourism, a World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) priority. The event examined how investment in new technology provides the sector with opportunities for innovation.
Introducing a new seminar-based format, the official celebration provided crucial insights into the actors and initiatives leading the digital transformation of the tourism sector and aimed at providing participants with concrete and actionable objectives to take away. Continue reading Digital transformation, innovation in focus on Tourism Day
September 26 (TravelAndy): India’s Kerala state along with South India Tourism Foundation is organising ‘Sugama Sancharan’ , a barrier-free travel event for differently-abled persons, on September 27.
A total of 100 differently-abled persons, from training and rehabilitation centres of the Union labour ministry and Social Welfare and Kerala State Handicapped Welfare Corporation, will be taken on walking tour to Kanakakkunnu Palace and to Veli Tourist Village for sight-seeing and boating, said The Hindu newspaper.
Additionally, senior citizens of the state will also be included in this walkathon, which takes the number of participants to 200. Continue reading Focus on travel for the disabled
September 27 (TravelAndy): On the occasion of World Tourism Day today, the Indian government has declared free entry for tourists to 200 ticketed monuments and museums across India, said reports.
Mahesh Sharma, the minister of state for culture, said that the government was taking several initiatives to attract tourists.
Efforts are being made to draw more numbers of foreign tourists as well, he said. Continue reading Free entry to Taj Mahal & more
September 19 (TravelAndy): The fourth edition of Ziro Music Festival, which is among India’s most popular outdoor music festivals, is just around the corner.
The festival will take place in the beautiful Ziro valley of Arunachal Pradesh state in India’s north eastern part.
Music bands from across the world take part in the fest that will be held from September 24 to September 27, the concluding day being World Tourism Day. Continue reading Ziro music fest from Sep 24
September 11 (TravelAndy): On the occasion of World Tourism Day on September 27, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has decided to organise a walk along the metro route for tourists and residents alike.
This program is aimed at helping tourists explore the street charm of old Delhi.
The first walk will originate from Huda City Centre metro station and continue upto Chandni Chowk metro station. Continue reading Delhi metro walk to boost tourism