Global Tourism Resilience Day – 17th February, is now Official! – UN

The 77th UN General Assembly held in New York has decided to proclaim 17 February as Global Tourism Resilience Day, to be observed annually.

Among those that supported Minister Bartlett in this process over the years were former UNWTO Secretary Dr. Taleb Rifai; the former Cabinet Secretary of Tourism and Wildlife from Kenya, Najib Balala; and the Minister of Tourism, Ahmed bin Aqil al-Khateeb, from Saudi Arabia.

94 countries cosponsored this resolution.


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