|Posted by Institute of International Relations and Economic Cooperation on November 9, 2017 at 6:00 AM|
Celebrated worldwide since 1980, World Tourism Day is commemorated usually at the end of September each year and hosted in the capital of the country crowned as WORLD BEST TOURIST DESTINATION OF THE YEAR.
This year, the Official Celebrations are held in Phnom Penh , the capital city of Kingdom of Cambodia, winner of World Best Tourism Destination designation and in Bucharest on October 4, 2017 with the support of Institute of International Relations and Economic Cooperation of Romania.
The main role of the World Tourism Day is to highlight the global significance of tourism as a tool for global development and cultural enlightenment.
Tourism is the greatest educator in the world, stated on the topic the Institute of International Relations and Economic Cooperation President Dr. Anton Caragea.
This is one of the goals of the World Tourism Day celebrations that are being conducted throughout the world.
President of Institute of International Relations and Economic Cooperation, H.E. Professor Dr. Anton Caragea signs the WORLD TOURISM DAY 2018 logo and document: TOURISM AND CULTURAL PROTECTION!
The Official Celebrations taking place in Bucharest are garnering world tourism leaders, industry entrepreneurs and researchers, Global Ambassadors for Tourism and Sustainable Development Goals among other key actors in the sector.
The event was opened by the President of Institute of International Relations and Economic Cooperation, H.E. Professor Dr. Anton Caragea, who emphasized the cultural and heritage booster and promoter role of Tourism and the links of the sector with the United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals as well as the carry torch role of the Global Ambassadors for Tourism and Sustainable Development Goals in the global economic diversification and socially oriented growth.
On this occasion H.E. Professor Dr. Anton Caragea – IRICE President announced that: Global Ambassadors for Tourism and Sustainable Development Goals project will continue unabated until 2030, the year marked by United Nations for the completion of the 17 Goals at world level.
On this occasion was announced that 2018 World Tourism Day theme will be: TOURISM AS A CULTURAL PROTECTOR, emphasizing tourism role in promoting awareness for cultural and heritage patrimony , in boosting the resources allocated for their maintenance and preservation and in educating future generations on their role as guardian`s and custodians of these world treasures.
On the fore of WORLD TOURISM DAY Academician Hun Sen, Prime Minister of Cambodia-Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo and President Professor Dr. Anton Caragea.
Next year date for WORLD TOURISM DAY celebration was decided to be September 27 2018 and the official theme will be TOURISM AND CULTURAL PROTECTION!