World Tourism Day

On Sept. 27 each year, the world celebrates World Tourism Day. The Day encourages awareness of the importance of tourism, as well as its cultural worth.  

On Sept. 27 each year, the world celebrates World Tourism Day. The Day encourages awareness of the importance of tourism, as well as its cultural worth.  

Please note: In addition to the assets that are included in this collection, many of our featured Series related to tourism appear under Related Series within the World Tourism Day collection. These Series take you to destinations all over South Carolina and beyond!

 

3D VR - Catawba Cultural Center | Let's Go!
3D VR - Catawba Cultural Center | Let's Go!

Interactive

The mission of the Catawba Cultural Center is to preserve, protect, promote and maintain the rich cultural heritage of the Catawba Indian Nation through efforts in archives, archeology, tribal...
Sea Change, Part 5
Episode 5

Video

Climate change has also made a significant impact on the economy of the low country. The billion dollar tourism industry is at risk, since banks may stop lending money due to rising maintenance and...
Grand Strand | South Carolina Public Radio

Audio

"G" is for Grand Strand. South Carolina’s Grand Strand is an uninterrupted strip of sandy beaches that officially stretches along sixty miles of Horry and Georgetown Counties from the North Carolina...
John Slaughter, National Park Service | Original SC

Video

"Humanity is the most important thing we can value....Valuing the humanity in others puts us in a place where we can have compassion and share passion with each and every individual, no matter what...
Kennedy Space Center, Part 4
Episode 4

Video

Tom Blair of Spaceport USA discusses tourism to the area. Attractions include a 2-hour bus tour that stops at the Saturn 5 moon rocket, the Vehicle Assembly Building, and the launch pads, the IMAX...
Union, Part 2
Episode 2

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Merridun Mansion, once an Antebellum era home, became revitalized after years of abandonment, by two retired naval officers. Merridun Mansion is now a country inn and popular tourist attraction.
South Carolina Today | Conversations on SC History
Episode 21

Video

Noted South Carolina historian Dr. Walter Edgar discusses the key issues in SC History. South Carolina Today is discussed: Changed Politically, Socially, and Educationally Economic Development -...
The Aiken Arboretum | Making It Grow

Video

This segment on "Making It Grow" highlights The Aiken Arboretum which features hundreds of trees from all over the world in a 4 mile radius around downtown Aiken, SC. Clemson Extension Agent and Host...
The Upcountry | A Natural State
The Upcountry | A Natural State

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South Carolina's Upcountry is located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and includes the following counties: Anderson , Cherokee , Greenville , Oconee , Pickens and Spartanburg . There are...