Sindo News are reporting on the Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy, Sandiaga Uno’s announcement that Bali will officially host the main event of the 42nd World Tourism Day on 27 September 2022. Sandiaga said the celebration of World Tourism Day 2022 will have the theme “Rethinking Tourism.”
The same theme will also be promoted by UNWTO (United Nation World Tourism Organization) through its media partners. “This theme aims to inspire discussions around rethinking tourism for development, including in terms of education and employment, and discussions about the impact of tourism on the sustainability of the planet Earth and various opportunities that can develop sustainably,” the minister said.
Sandiaga explained that the series of celebrations for the 42nd World Tourism Day will be filled with a multi-stakeholder discussion panel with the theme Rethinking Tourism as a Key Element on Recovery and also a discussion with the theme “The Tourism We Want,” which will be led by representatives from the tourism sector in Bali.
UNWTO member countries will be invited to strengthen the celebrations and give key messages. In addition, Sandiaga said, the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy will hold a series of Road to World Tourism Day 2022 programs filled with activity programs such as seminars, competitions, social services, clean rivers, and reforestation involving tourism stakeholders throughout Indonesia as well as six tourism polytechnics under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy.
“In addition, the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy also appeals to all other tourism stakeholders such as local governments and regional tourism offices, tourism associations/ institutions, tourism businesses/ businesses, and the media to participate in celebrating World Tourism Day in their own way,” he said.
Source: Sindo News