Today is World Tourism Day

World Tourism Day

27th September is World Tourism Day and the theme for 2016 is promoting universal accessibility.

“Ever since its inception, World Tourism Day is celebrated on 27 September to foster awareness among the international community of the importance of tourism and its social, cultural, political and economic value. As the official day set aside in the United Nations Calendar the celebration seeks to highlight tourisms potential to contribute to reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), addressing some of the most pressing challenges society is faced with today.” 

If you’re interested to know more about accessible tourism you’ll find books and ebooks on the Library Catalogue, for example:

Book cover - Accessible tourism
Book Cover - Accessible tourism
A search on Discover for the keywords ‘Accessible Tourism’ brings back 44,346 journal articles and the World Tourism Organization e-resources library provides some free ebooks that we’ve listed on the UNWTO resources list including:

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