World Tourism Day 2017 Participate

Participate in World Tourism Day!

World Tourism Day2017 is the year of sustainable tourism.

World Tourism Day (WTD) is approaching. Certainly we as tourism professionals know that  also tourism could contribute to all the three dimensions of sustainable development – economic, social and environmental. Quite often sustainable development programs in tourism have a positive impact to people’s lives.  Besides, they play an important role in environmental protection, champion diverse cultural heritage, and finally could help to strenghten peace in the world.

How to participate in World Tourism Day 27.9.2017

There are many ways how you could participate in the World Tourism Day. As a travel agent, a tour operator, an incoming tour operator, a tour guide, a travel blogger, a travel website … There are multiple options provided by the UNWTO. Starting with the free usage of the logo which you may apply to your website our to printed informations you might be going to prepare. Customer events, office events, the creation of special travel packages, video clips you might produce and display.

More opportunities and tips:

  • The message of the UNWTO Secretary-General can be freely used in conference materials, brochures, documentaries etc.
  • Download the WTD logo and use it for your web or WTD-themed printed material such as t-shirts, stickers or posters. Whenever you use the WTD Logo online don’t forget to link it back to the WTD Website
  • Share our WTD Images on social media (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Linkedin) and join the conversation on Twitter by using the hashtags #WTD2017 #IY2017 #TravelEnjoyRespect
  • Give a WTD postcard to your guests, colleagues and friends. Encourage them to write a message and send it to their families or friends.
  • Download the powerful Travel.Enjoy.Respect video and show it in common areas of your event or include it in your website. The video highlights the transformative power of tourism – grounded upon billions of encounters that occur every day – paves the way towards dialogue, mutual understanding and tolerance, the cornerstones of a culture of peace.
    ( source WTD website )

Check out the UNWTO WTD Communication Kit

Join us in celebrating this special day and make some noise about ít before the date! We as a community will also raise the WTD 2017 flag in the upcoming weeks!