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September 27 - World Tourism Day
The day was established in 1980 by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) to raise awareness of the importance of tourism and its social, cultural, political and economic importance.
The day also encourages people to explore their countries or regions as tourists and appreciate the natural beauty and cultural heritage around them.
Tourism has become one of the largest industries globally, contributing significantly to economic growth and job creation. It plays a crucial role in promoting mutual understanding between different cultures and promoting peace by uniting people of different nationalities.
Overall, World Tourism Day celebrates the positive impacts of tourism, while highlighting the need for responsible travel practices that benefit both tourists and host communities.