Published on : Tuesday, January 25, 2022
India is a country filled with a rich culture and mythological heritage. It is a diverse country.
India is a country where ethnicity, practice, culture etc change with every kilometre as one moves from north to south. People from different parts of the world visit the country.
National Tourism Day is celebrated in India every year.
The day is observed to spread awareness among people about the importance of tourism for the country’s economy.
National Tourism Day also appreciates India’s beauty around the globe.
National Tourism Day 2022: Date
National Tourism Day is celebrated on January 25 every year across the country.
This day is observed by the government to encourage tourism and explain the essential role of tourism in the growth of the country.
National Tourism Day 2022: Theme
This year’s theme for National Tourism Day is ‘Rural and Community Centric Tourism’.
Many states in India are highly dependent on tourism, like Himachal Pradesh, Goa, Uttarakhand, and the North Eastern States suffered huge losses.
National Tourism Day 2022: History
In 1958, the government realised the importance of tourism coming to India and that led to the creation of a separate department of tourism.
The aim of creating the department was to preserve our national heritage and to look after the tourist destinations to keep their beauty intact while making them tourist-friendly.
National Tourism Day 2022: Significance
India is one of the oldest civilizations in the world and offers diversity and multiculturalism.
The country has a rich heritage and attractive places to visit, making it a popular tourist destination.
The day is celebrated in the country to inform people of the growth prospects of the tourism sector and how it impacts India’s economic development.