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National Tourism Day 2020

Current context: The Government of India celebrates 25th January as the National Tourism Day every year.
National Tourism Day 2020 
  • The National Tourism Day is celebrated every year to raise awareness about the importance of tourism for the country’s economy.
  • The objective is to cultivate awareness among the global community on the importance of tourism and its social, political, financial and cultural worth.
  • As per the World Economic Forum report, "India has moved up six places to rank 34th on world travel and tourism competitiveness index for the year 2018.
  • The United Nations World Tourism Day is celebrated on 27th September every year.
  • As per the World Travel and Tourism Council, tourism generated Rs16.91 lakh crore (US$240 billion) or 9.2% of India's GDP in 2018.
    1. Andhra Pradesh: The Essence of Incredible India
    2. Arunachal Pradesh: The Land of Dawnlit Mountains
    3. Assam: The Awesome Assam
    4. Bihar: Blissful Biha
    5. Chhattisgarh: Full of Surprises
    6. Goa: A Perfect Holiday Destination
    7. Haryana: A pioneer in Highway Tourism
    8. Himachal Pradesh: Unforgettable Himachal
    9. Jammu and Kashmir: Chalo Kashmir
    10. Jharkhand: A New Experience
    11. Karnataka: One state Many Worlds
    12. Kerala: God's Own Country
    13. Madhya Pradesh: The Heart of Incredible India
    14. Maharashtra: Unlimited
    15. Manipur: Jewel of Incredible India
    16. Meghalaya: Half Way To Heaven
    17. Nagaland: Land of Festivals
    18. Orissa: The Soul of Incredible India
    19. Punjab: India Begins Here
    20. Rajasthan: The Incredible State of India
    21. Sikkim: Small But Beautiful
    22. Telangana: It's all in it
    23. Tamil Nadu: Enchanting Tamil Nadu
    24. Tripura: Visit Agartala
    25. Uttar Pradesh: Amazing Heritage Grand Experiences
    26. Uttarakhand: Exploring Uttarakhand
    27. West Bengal: Beautiful Bengal


Q.1 Which day is celebrated as the National Tourism Day in India every year?
a. 21st January
b. 23rd January
c. 25th January
d. 27th January
National Tourism Day 2020 National Tourism Day 2020 Reviewed by Neha Verma on January 25, 2020 Rating: 5

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