National Tourism Day 2023 Crores of Indians get employment through tourism. Indian tourism also has a special role in the growth of the country's GDP. But do you know when and why the celebration of National Tourism Day started?
National Tourism Day 2023: There is no dearth of places to visit in India and there are many places that are very beautiful but away from the eyes of tourists. So apart from the popular tourist destination, the main purpose of celebrating National Tourism Day is to tell about these untouched places. Crores of people in India get employment through tourism. Indian tourism also has a special role in the growth of the country's GDP. But do you know when and why the celebration of National Tourism Day started? If not, then let us know about the history, purpose, and theme of this year's National Tourism Day.
When was National Tourism Day started?
Where World Tourism Day is celebrated on 27 September. At the same time, India celebrates National Tourism Day every year on 25 January. This day started in the year 1948. After the country got independence, a Tourism Traffic Committee was formed to promote tourism in India. Three years later, in 1951, the Regional Offices of Tourism Day were substantially increased in Kolkata and Chennai.
National Tourism Day Significance
Indian tourism is a means of employment for crores of people. Many such places in the country are very beautiful to see but there is no means of employment, so people in such places are completely dependent on tourists. Apart from this, through Tourism Day, the beautiful places, historical buildings, natural beauty, and culture of India are promoted to the country and abroad.
The objective of Tourism Day
The purpose of celebrating National Tourism Day is to promote the beautiful places of Indian tourism because the Indian economy is also strengthened through tourism.
The theme of National Tourism Day 2023
National Tourism Day is celebrated every year with a new theme. This year's theme is 'Rural and Community Centered Tourism'. Last year the theme of 2022 was "Amrit Mahotsav of Independence". Earlier, the theme of National Tourism Day in 2021 was 'Dekho Apna Desh'.