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25 January: National Tourism Day


  • National Tourism Day is celebrated on January 25 every year across the country.
  • This day is observed by the government to encourage tourism and explain the essential role of tourism in the growth of the country.
  • This year, the main event by the Union Govt. is being organized at Telangana’s Pochampally village, a weavers' hamlet known for its famous hand-woven Ikat saris.
  • Pochampally was selected as one of the best tourism villages by the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) in November 2021.
  • This year’s theme for National Tourism Day is ‘Rural and Community Centric Tourism’.