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National Tourism Day


About National Tourisme Day

When is National Tourism Day? This day is always held on May 7

 Are you a Travelin’ man (or woman)? Today is a great day to be a tourist. Go see the world. Or, just check out what to do in your state.  There are endless possibilities. It’s National Tourism Day! On this May 7 holiday, municipalities and tourism sites around the country promote their area or region. This holiday is for the tourism industry to strut its “Things to do”. Municipalities and entertainment venues big and small, use today to let people know about activities and events in their areas. They will often do so in a big way.

A great way to promote your area is to hold activities and events on this day. Ideally, make it a weekend, or a week-long celebration. Along with advertisements, offering discounts and other promotions will work well. If you are a tourist, use the information the tourism industry provides today to plan your next trip. Withs all of the effort you expend today, prepare yourself for a huge influx of tourists.

If you are a tourist venue, use this day to spread the word on what you are all about. As a tourist, use today in search of a new, exciting, and interesting place to go. And, look for deals that may be offered today. Don’t just browse and dream. Book your travel plans today!

Today’s Top Song: Travelin’ Man by Ricky Nelson (1961)

Today’s Top Movie: Around the World in 80 Days (1956)

Solo Vacation Day

How to Participate in National Tourism Day

You can celebrate National Tourism Day in a variety of ways:

  • Make your destination of venue irresistible.
  • Plan advertising and seminars promoting your location or venue as a top, high-class tourist destination.
  • Promote your location for conventions. They bring in lots of tourist dollars to your area.
  • Offer discounts and deals on travel to your venue.
  • If you are a potential tourist, don’t miss out on the deals.

Today's Quote

“We are all born ignorant, but one must work very hard to remain stupid!!  – – Benjamin Franklin

Atlantic Ocean

History and Origin of National Tourism Day

Our research did not find the creator or the origin of this day. Most likely, it was a tourist venue or a municipality seeking to promote itself. The popularity of this day to these parties is self-evident.

This day is called a “National” day. We did not find any congressional records or presidential proclamations for this day. 

Definition of “National” Days – and why it so important to distinguish and identify true national days.

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