National Tourism Day 2022: History, Theme, Significance, Celebration & More

India is a vast land that contains many places worth exploring. A nationwide program to mark 'National Tourism Day' will be held in Telangana. National Tourism Day 2022 history, theme, significance, celebration & other details are here.

By Harkirpal Singh, Updated : Jan 25, 2022 13:23 IST
National Tourism Day 2022: History, Theme, Significance, Celebration & More
National Tourism Day

National Tourism Day 2022: Celebration & Theme 

Every year on January 25, National Tourism Day is observed across the country to honor India's beauty and raise awareness about the importance of tourism and its economic impact. Under the auspices of 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav,' a 75-week grand celebration commemorating India's independence, the ministry of tourism is commemorating National Tourism Day. 'Rural and Community Centric Tourism' is the theme for National Tourism Day this year. 

Seminars, cultural activities, and other programmes will be held by the Centre in collaboration with the Telangana government on National Tourism Day. While various states have held events to promote tourism in their areas, the main event is being held in Telangana's Pochampally village, a weavers' hamlet on the outskirts of Hyderabad, by the central government.

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National Tourism Day 2022: History

In India, a tourism traffic committee was established in 1948 to promote the country's tourism culture. The Ministry of Tourist and Communication in India formed a tourism department in 1958. The government has been taking initiatives to help the country's tourist industry flourish for many years. However, the precise year when National Tourism Day was established is unknown.

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National Tourism Day 2022: Significance

India is one of the world's oldest civilisations, and it is rich in diversity and culture. The country is a renowned tourist destination because of its rich heritage and interesting sites to explore. The day is observed around the country to raise public awareness about the tourist industry's growth possibilities and how they affect India's economic development.

As a result, the day is dedicated to teaching and informing Indian citizens about the importance of tourism in the country and the role it plays in our economy. Every Indian state has its own unique culture and variety, which is celebrated on this day. 

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