Home Tags Thailand

Tag: Thailand

World Tourism Day 2018 Theme: International Tourism Day Quotes

World Tourism Day

World Tourism Day 2018: Fed up with the daily life or searching for your inner self or want to explore the world. So, travelling is the first and best option to discover yourself. Tourism explore us to see the world in a unique way. Many of us prefer solo travelling, because it’s thrilling and also helps us discover the true inner self. So, pack your bags and take your first step to know more about World Tourism Day, which is celebrated on 27th September every year, and the theme keeps evolving each year.

International Tourism Day was first celebrated in the year 1980 in the United States by the World Tourism Organisation. Every year one country will host and act as an Organisation partner in the celebrations of the Day with different World Tourism Day theme.

World Tourism Day 2016 theme

The purpose of celebrating this day is to raise the awareness and importance of the tourism within the international community and how it effects in the social, cultural, political and economic values throughout the world.

The United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) invites people worldwide to participate in the World Tourism Day on 27th September every year. The Secretary General of UNWTO sends a message to the general public to mark World Tourism Day.

World Tourism day quotes

Many tourism enterprises, organisations, government agencies celebrate this day with special events and festivities. Different types competitions such as photography in the tourism as well as tourism award presentations will be conducted on this day.

Thailand and Qatar were selected to be the official host countries for World Tourism Day in 2016 and 2017 respectively by the United Nations World Tourism Organisation, and in 2018, World Tourism Day would be celebrated on 27 September in Budapest, Hungary, under the theme Tourism and the digital transformation.

World Tourism Day 2016 Theme was Tourism for All – promoting universal accessibility and 2017 is celebrated with Sustainable Tourism – a tool for development.

International tourism day

Thailand has been a member of UNWTO since 1975 and is represented by many of UNWTO committees.Tourism has experienced continued growth and complete diversification to become the fastest economic sector in the world because of attractive and new destinations for the tourists. This has become the main source of the income for many developing countries.

tourism day

This day is celebrated with a particular theme every year to raise the awareness from all over the world. The list of different World Tourism Day themes is as follows.

  • Theme of 2008 was “Tourism Responding to the Challenge of Climate Change and global warming”.
  • Theme of 2009 was “Tourism – Celebrating Diversity”.
  • Theme of 2010 was “Tourism & Biodiversity”.
  • Theme of 2011 was “Tourism Linking Cultures”.
  • Theme of 2012 was “Tourism and Energetic Sustainability”.
  • Theme of 2013 was “Tourism and Water: Protecting our Common Future”.
  • Theme of 2014 was “Tourism and Community Development”.
  • Theme of 2015 was “Millions of tourists, millions of opportunities”.
  • Theme of 2016 was “Tourism for All – promoting universal accessibility”.
  • Theme of 2017 was “Sustainable Tourism – a tool for development”.
  • Theme of 2018 is “Tourism and the digital transformation”


World Tourism Day Quotes

  • “Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.” – Gustave Flaubert
  • “See the world. It’s more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories. Ask for no guarantees, ask for no security.” -Ray Bradbury
  • “Twoflower was a tourist, the first ever seen on the discworld. Tourist, Rincewind had decided, meant ‘idiot’.” -Terry Pratchett
  • “The journey is the destination.” -Dan Eldon
  • “In any case, a little danger is a small price to pay for ridding a place of tourists.” -Tahir Shah
  • “A traveler without observation is a bird without wings.”
  • “To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.” » Aldous Huxley
  • “The more I traveled the more I realized that fear makes strangers of people who should be friends.”- Shirley MacLaine
  • “The use of traveling is to regulate imagination with reality, and instead of thinking of how things may be, see them as they are.” – Samuel Johnson
  • “Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind.” Seneca

Trash Dove: How Purple Bird Took Over Internet

Purple Bird Took Over Internet

If you haven’t met a purple large-eyed pigeon bird with headbanging down in the Facebook comments. Meet the Trash Dove, a little cartoon purple bird that has started taking over comments section on the Facebook. It comes with a set of stickers made by the artist SydWeiler and Adobe Creative resident.

The Facebook Purple Bird has created into its own virtual stickers set which can be used same as like emojis. There are different Trash Dove images for every scenario and the bird cab be used on Facebook Messenger and also in the post comments. The collection of Trash Dove includes an office bird, crying bird and a pizza-carrying bird.

Bird Living in China Looks Like Donald Trump

Where did Trash Dove Come From?

To fully understand how the weird GIF cartoon of Facebook Purple Bird became the perfect response from the users for anything on page comments. The creator behind the designing the Trash Dove is Florida-based illustrator SydWeiler.

She first drew the back of the bird in the month of September 2016 and branched out the full set of stickers to create by January 2017. According to the creator, the each design of Trash Dove doesn’t have a specific meaning behind.

She wrote on her Facebook page in October 2016: “In case you didn’t know, I made some fantastically dumb iOS stickers, and you can spam your friends and family with them!”

The quirky Trash Dove grew popularity in the early February 2017 after it first appeared on the Thailand Facebook page with millions of followers. It first featured in a dance-off with a cartoon cat. After a week of launching it on the page, it had racked up 4million views.

Today the Trash Dove popularity continued to grow worldwide. The Internet is a massive playground for everything strange and unusual. Despite its fame, the Facebook Purple bird hijacked by the several users and used it to spam the comments section on FB posts.


Kabaddi World Cup 2016 Semi-Finals to be played today

Kabaddi World Cup 2016

Standing second in the Group A, India will play against Thailand who stood first in the Group B table.

 is interesting to watch as both the teams have reached semi finals by losing a match in their respective group table teams.

There are huge expectations on Indian team. Indian team is Kabaddi Semi Finals 2016 the hot favourites from the starting of the tournament. Indian kabaddi team is the current world champions. Indian kabaddi has a track record of not losing any world cup that is held till date.

Hoping the winning stream continues, India will be the hot favourites in this match too. Whereas Thailand has been good in its performance and it equally won all the matches except one in its group.

India stood 2nd in its group table and Thailand stood 1st in its Group B table. On the other hand Korea stood first in Group A and Iran stood 2nd in group B. Both these teams will play against each other to obtain a place for the finals.

Kabaddi World Cup 2016: 12 Teams, India Squad List and Complete Details

Today, both the semi finals between India Vs Thailand (1st Semi Finals), Korea Vs Iran (2nd Semi-Finals)

All the teams and team members are strong in the group tables. It will be a tough match for all the teams to get their berths confirmed for the final matches.

India kabaddi team is both strong in offense and defense. Key players like Ajay Thakur, Pradeep Narwal, Manjeet Chhillar, and Surrender Nada are the strong base for India. Anup Kumar is the captain of India team and has handled the pressure very well till date in the tournament.

On 22nd October 2016, the final match will be played between the semi final winners.