National Tourism Day 2022 – Know Why National Tourism Day Is Celebrated On 25th January

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National Tourism Day 2022 – Know Why National Tourism Day Is Celebrated On 25th January

On 25 January, National Tourism Day is celebrated. Know when and why the celebration of National Tourism Day started. What is this year’s theme?

India is a country of diversity. There are a lot of tourist places here. Tourists from all over the world keep their eyes on the tourist places of India.

National Tourism Day is celebrated every year on the 25th of January to promote the tourist destinations of India. The Government of India decided to celebrate Tourism Day to make them aware of the importance of tourism to the country’s economy.

Indian tourism provides employment to crores of people, while the GDP of the country also increases. Apart from this, through tourism day, the historicity, beauty, natural beauty, and culture of India is spread to the country and abroad.

There are many tourist places from Kashmir to Kanyakumari which attract travelers. National Tourism Day is a way to bring these attractions in front of the world.

But do you know when did National Tourism Day start?

Although World Tourism Day is celebrated on the 27th of September all over the world, India celebrates National Tourism Day on the 25th of January.

National tourism day started in 1948, after the independence of the country. A Tourism Transport Committee was formed to promote tourism in India.

Three years later, i.e. in 1951, there was an increase in the regional offices of Tourism. Apart from Delhi, and Mumbai, tourist offices were set up in Kolkata and Chennai. In the year 1998, a department of tourism was added under the Minister of Tourism and Communications.

What is the theme of Tourism Day 2022?

National Tourism Day 2022 will be celebrated in Andhra Pradesh as the “Azaadi Ka Amrit Mohatsav”. The theme of National Tourism Day in 2021 was ‘Dekho Apna Desh‘. The country was put on lockdown to contain the spread of the deadly coronavirus. This had a great impact on tourism.

What is the history and objective of National Tourism Day?

National Tourism Day was started with the aim of making people aware of the importance of tourism and its role in the Indian economy.

The day is celebrated to raise awareness among global communities about the importance of tourism and its social, political, financial, and cultural value.

Impact of Indian Tourism Day

Tourism Day has a deep impact on India’s GDP. Throughout the year people from all over the world come to see the philosophical places of India, due to which the economic level of India increases.

Tourism here reflects the culture and civilization of India, which is promoted to foreign countries.

About 7.7 percent of the people of India are earning their livelihood from tourism. This gives employment.

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