27 September is to celebrate the World Day of Tourism. The inauguration of the Day was in September 1979 in Torremolinos, Spain during the Third Session of the General Assembly of the UN World Tourism Organization and its commemorative launch was from 1980. The date and the year were not by accidentally selected. The year 1980 commemorated the 10 th anniversary from the official adoption of the UN World Tourism Organization Statutes. The general aim was to raise the awareness for the significance of the world tourism and the social, political, financial and cultural values tourism brings to the society. Tourism is a key to enahnce the social communication and to keep the national and the world heritage. The World Day of Tourism is commemorated in each country which strives to develop and advance this domain. The moto of the WDT in 2020 is „Tourism and rural areas development”.
This year UBBSLA representatives took part in the commemorative workshop organized by Hoteliers Union in Varna, Bulgaria to celebrate the World Day of Tourism on 27 th September. The event was attended by stakeholders and actors in tourism, members of the hotels and restaurants association, Chamber of tourism, Chamber of commerce, policy makers – Varna region, municipality of Varna, tour operators and agents and
Despite the highest negative impact the world pandemic of 2020 has caused on tourism, the tourism enterprises operating in the region shall continue to empower actors and resources for the advancement and viability of touristic values and benefits on the global society.