BlaBlaCar Celebrates World Tourism Day 2015

BlaBlaCar Celebrates World Tourism Day 2015

Every time we travel, for whatever reason, we are part of a global movement.

A movement that has the power to drive inclusive development, create jobs and build the sustainable societies we want for our future; a movement that builds mutual understanding and can help us safeguard our shared natural and cultural heritage.

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Tourism is definitley an area that BlaBlaCar partakes in. With over 20 million members worldwide, we connect drivers with empty seats to passengers traveling the same way, from here, there and everywhere!

World Tourism Day was created by the UN World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), with the aim to raise awareness of the benefits of tourism: tourism is vital to the international community, from a social, cultural, political and economic point of view. It has a very important impact on countries and communities around the world, so on the 27th of September, we want to help raise awareness around tourism, as a force for good, creating a better world for all.

A Few Fun Facts about WTD:

  • Burkina Faso will host the official celebration in 2015;
  • In 2014, international tourism generated $1.5 trillian in export earnings;
  • The official hashtags for the day are: #1billiontourists & #WTD2015.

Join BlaBlaCar in spreading the word of tourism now!

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Drivers, don’t drive alone!

Do you ever find yourself driving long-distances in your car with empty seats in the back? Those empty seats could be filled with BlaBlaCar passengers! By sharing your ride, you contribute further towards tourism by ridesharing to a number of different destinations. Sound great, right?

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Passengers, you can get involved too

When you choose to travel with BlaBlaCar, you are filling otherwise empty seats that would be travelling down our roads, making tourism as a whole more sustainable and eco-friendly.

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Until next time, stay BlaBla!
P.S. Don’t forget the hastags #WTD2015 & #1billiontourists

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