On September 27 of each year, the world celebrates World Tourism Day to enhance awareness among the international community of the importance of tourism and its social, cultural, political, and economic value. World Tourism Day was designated by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in September 1979, with the observance beginning in 1980. This date was chosen to coincide with an important milestone in world tourism: the anniversary of the adoption of the Statutes of the World Tourism Organization on September 27, 1970. The principle of this World Tourism Day is to highlight the global importance of tourism as a tool for social progress and improvement around the world.
3 countries most attractive to tourists
France has been the most famous tourist destination in the world for over 30 years, offering a myriad of attractions the Eiffel Tower, a plethora of world-class restaurants, the Louvre Museum, the Palace of Versailles, the Notre Dame Cathedral, the beaches of the Cote d’Azur, and Disneyland In Paris. The beautiful, lush countryside is filled with villages and mountains. One can even see prehistoric cave paintings in Lascaux. Below, are the most prominent tourist addresses in France.
Disneyland is a wonderful land where fun, entertainment, and adventure can be enjoyed alongside famous Disney characters. Disneyland Paris has two major theme parks – Disneyland Park Paris and Walt Disney Studios Park.
Bordeaux Grand Theatre: One of the most amazing concert halls you’ll ever see. It’s also among the oldest in Europe. The circular dome in the hall features a wonderful fresco by Claude Robin.
Spain is a tourist destination overflowing with interesting attractions. Tourists are attracted to Antoni Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia and other works in Barcelona, the Guggenheim Museum, the Alhambra and Generalife Gardens, the largest aquarium in Europe, the beaches of Gran Canaria, and Barcelona’s La Rambla. Spain is also home to El Teide, an ancient – but not dormant – volcano that visitors can hike around on the Spanish island of Tenerife. The following, are the most prominent world attractions in Spain.
Tibidabo Theme Park: An amusement park in the Colcerola mountain range in Barcelona. Built-in 1899 and opened in 1905, the park was created by Salvador Andreu. It is the tallest amusement park and the third oldest amusement park in Europe.
Buen Retiro Park: It is one of the best places in Spain. It is a beautiful, lush, and manicured garden and relaxes you while dealing with the hustle and bustle of the city.
The park is spread over an area of 140 hectares and has about 15,000 trees. The park was established in the 17th century by Count-Duke Olivares.
United States of America
The United States of America is the third most popular travel destination on earth, because of its size, which is the size of all of Europe. It includes some of the world’s most famous cities (New York City, Los Angeles, and Chicago) and a thriving national park system. Here are the most famous tourist addresses in the United States.
Grand Canyon: It is located in northern Arizona and is one of the most fantastic tourist attractions in the United States. Carved over several million years by the Colorado River, the canyon is over 1.6 km deep and 446 km long.
The Grand Canyon is not the deepest or the longest canyon in the world. Still, the sheer size and the intricate and colorful landscapes provide the visitor with breathtaking views unparalleled all over the world.
Venice Beach: No visit to Los Angeles is complete without a trip to Venice Beach. It is a really entertaining place where street performers tinker, dance, sculpt and sing to passersby.