Published on : Tuesday, September 26, 2017
The day September 27th will also be marked with heritage walks, cleanliness drives and colourful performing arts events at different monuments.
School of Hotel Management of Manipal University in Jaipur has announced an event on tourism on its premises for its students.
The theme for this year’s observance is “Sustainable Tourism – a Tool for Development” to elevate the awareness on the role of tourism within the international community and to demonstrate how it affects social, cultural, political and economic values.
According to the United Nations, the sustainable tourism is defined as tourism that takes full account of its current and future economic, social and environmental impacts, while addressing the needs of visitors, the industry, the environment and host communities.
United Nations holds that this year 2017 in providing a unique opportunity to reiterate the commitment to sustainability and move forward to ensure the positive impact of well-managed tourism on inclusive and equitable growth, sustainable development and peace.