The ceremony of the World Tourism Day specified by the United Nations World Tourism Organization-UNWTO is celebrated in Myanmar every year. The World Tourism Day Ceremony 2022 will be held at the Myanmar International Convention Center-II in Nay Pyi Taw on 27 September, and tour operators and travel agencies will participate in the competitions as a special feature this year. “This year, there will be a competition to present business plans as a special programme.
Those who will take a step in tourism will have to compete with business plans including tourism projects, thoughts and ideas. It’s a special programme about how to get tourism back on track. There will be galleries on show at the World Tourism Day 2022 and our representatives will participate in the exhibition as well. We will combine the current popular beaches and destinations in Myanmar to show what new destinations can be visited,” said President U Naung Naung Han of the Union of Myanmar Travel Association.
It is known that the theme of this year’s ceremony is “Rethinking Tourism” and the Myanmar Tourism Marketing Association-MTM including the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism, related ministries, Myanmar Tourism Federation, Union of Myanmar Travel Association, Myanmar Hoteliers Association and Myanmar Restaurant Association will display the topics that can redevelop Myanmar’s tourism industry in relevant galleries.
“There will be around 30 booths related to tourism industry in the exhibition according to the relevant states and regions. Photo exhibition and extempore talk contest were held by the MoHT to mark the World Tourism Day 2022 and the awards will be given to winners at the ceremony,” he explained further. The World Tourism Organization under the United Nations is founded in 1946, and 27 September was set up as the World Tourism Day since 1980, it is learnt.
Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar