The Ghana Tourism Authority will on Wednesday, August 14, 2019, launch the 2019 World Tourism Day celebration in Kumasi.
This year’s UNWTO World Tourism Day celebration is under the theme ‘Tourism and Jobs: A better future for all’ will be held in Kumasi, with many activities.
Some of the activities include Exhibition highlighting the theme, durbar, health walk, cycling competition, #EatGhana Food bazar and the annual Fun & Fly Paragliding Festival.
Last year, India was chosen to be the host country to celebrate World Tourism Day 2019. The event seeks to address global challenges outlined in the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and highlight the contribution the tourism sector can make in reaching these goals.
Every year, UNWTO invites people of all ages and backgrounds to hold and take part in WTD celebrations in their respective countries or holiday destinations.
About World Tourism Day
United Nations World Tourism Organization begun The World Tourism Day celebration in the year 1980.
Celebrated every September 27 around the world, the purpose of World Tourism Day is to foster awareness among the international community on the importance of tourism and its social, cultural, political and economic value.
Ghana hosted the global community for the international celebration for the first time in 2009.