Tag: World Tourism Day

 

The Impact of Technology and OTAs to the Hospitality Industry

The importance of technology in tourism and hospitality is at the center of the World Tourism Day (WTD) 2018, providing opportunities for innovation and preparing the sector for the future of work. According to UNWTO’s Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili, “harnessing innovation and digital advances provides tourism with opportunities to improve inclusiveness,Read More

World Tourism Day: Jumia Travel Green Summit 2017

To highlight the significance of sustainable tourism as a tool for development, Jumia Travel marked the World Tourism Day by bringing together experts and stakeholders in a workshop dubbed “Green Summit” held in collaboration with the Kenya Utalii College. The workshop, aimed at sensitizing the public on their pivotal roleRead More

Diani, A Top Sustainable Destination

Among the United Nations World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) sustainable development pillars,is preserving and enriching the environment and addressing climate change. As the world gears up to celebrate this year’s World Tourism Day on 27th September, Jumia Travel, in an interview with the Sales & Marketing Manager of Amani Tiwi BeachRead More

Six Aspects of Accessible And Friendly Hotels

This year, we celebrated the World Tourism Day (marked every 27th September) by pushing for inclusion and equality for travelers and tourists with special needs such as those with difficulties in mobility and visibility, children and senior citizens who may require special support and all other forms of physical andRead More

Celebrating World Tourism Day In Uganda

“Ever since its inception, World Tourism Day is celebrated on 27 September to foster awareness among the international community of the importance of tourism and its social, cultural, political and economic value. As the official day set aside in the United Nations Calendar, the celebration seeks to highlight tourism’s potentialRead More