World Tourism Day 2021: How travelling positively affects our brains and well-being

World Tourism Day 2021: How travelling positively affects our brains and well-being
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World Tourism Day is observed on September 27 every year. It marks the anniversary of adoption of the Statutes of the Organization in 1970.

Basically, this had paved the way for the establishment of World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).

The UNWTO is an UN agency which is responsible for promoting responsible, sustainable and universally accessible tourism.

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UNWTO was established on September 27 in 1980. It aims to create awareness on how tourism affects social-cultural, political and economic values worldwide.

It also highlights the role of tourism within the international community. Travel industry has its own importance and challenges. After the pandemic, the world came to a halt.

There are multiple benefits of travelling. Science proves that travelling reduces stress, enhances satisfaction in life, also boosts your immune system and lowers risk of depression.

Not only this it also helps you live longer.

This Day, the UNWTO urges people to highlight the significance of tourism. Theme for this year’s World Tourism Day is ‘Tourism for Inclusive Growth’.

It aims to help people associated with the tourism sector in every possible way.

UNWTO urges businesses, tourists, UN agencies, member states and non-members to ‘celebrate tourism’s unique ability to ensure that nobody is behind.

Tourism also helps people with mental health issues. Moreover, the Madhya Pradesh Tourism Board is organising various events and activities for the promotion of state tourism.

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