Thoughts on World Tourism Day

A collection of thoughts, via Twitter, from around the world seemed an appropriate article for World Tourism Day.

Tourism is a thread which connects all cultures and peoples. As we travel, explore and discover, the thread gets pulled tighter.

Is there any better way to understand another culture than to experience it in person?

Bringing together visitors and locals in a festival of recognition, discovery and experience.

I can see the pyramids through Google but I cannot understand the Egyptian culture and mentality except by visiting. Tourism links cultures.

Tourism: Eliminating barriers of language, race, preference, religion, ideology, taste, and distance, creating a global feeling.
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Tell us, what does World Tourism Day and the idea of Linking Cultures mean to you?

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