European Council on Tourism and Trade had organized the WORLD TOURISM DAY in 27 European countries and the message of encouragement of President Professor Dr. Anton Caragea was read out on this occasion.
We present to you the full text of the MESSAGE FOR WORLD TOURISM DAY 2015.
This year´s celebration of World Tourism Day must focus on the ability of tourism to transform society, to enable progress and to empower peoples and nations around the world.
Engaging peoples and nations in tourism progress is the dint by which we are building stronger and more resilient communities.
Tourism it helps people to master a variety of skills and to become masters of their life`s.
One billion tourists across the world, are one billion opportunities for nations to develop, to integrate, to become better known and ultimately to progress further.
Tourism is having an all out positive impact on agriculture, construction or handicrafts.
In a nutshell, tourism creates millions of jobs and business opportunities.
Tourism is having the capacity to lift people from poverty, promote gender empowerment and help protect the environment.
Today on World Tourism Day, we are celebrating tourism inner ability to constitute itself in a primordial tool to achieve positive changes in communities across the world.
On World Tourism Day, I encourage the international tourism actors and key stakeholders to carve out sustainable policies and ensure that nations and communities worldwide rip the benefits of one billion tourists every year and enjoy the benefits generated by tourism.
Professor Dr. Anton Caragea, MA, FINS, EDA
Ambassador for World Natural Protected Areas