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7th UNWTO Global Summit on Urban Tourism

Location

Seoul
Republic of Korea
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7th UNWTO Global Summit on Urban Tourism (16-19 September 2018, Seoul, Republic of Korea)
16 September 2018 - 19 September 2018
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The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is pleased to inform that the 7th UNWTO Global Summit on Urban Tourism will take place from 16-19 September 2018 in Seoul, at the kind invitation of the Seoul Metropolitan Government, supported by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Korea, the Korea Tourism Organization and the Seoul Tourism Organization.

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The Provisional Programme is available here
The General Information Note is available here
 


Previous Summits

1st UNWTO Global Summit on City Tourism, 2012, Istanbul, Turkey

2nd UNWTO Global Summit on City Tourism, 2013, Moscow, Russian Federation

3rd UNWTO Global Summit on City Tourism, 2014, Barcelona, Spain

4th UNWTO Global Summit on City Tourism, 2015, Marrakesh, Morocco

5th UNWTO Global Summit on City Tourism, 2016, Luxor, Egypt

6th UNWTO Global Summit on Urban Tourism, 2017, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

 

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Summit
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Asia and the Pacific
Regional Programme
UNWTO
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Technical Workshop: “UNWTO – WTCF City Tourism Performance Research”

Locations

Palacio Lezama
Avenida Martín Garcia 348
Buenos Aires, B
Argentina
34° 37' 44.4288" S, 58° 22' 11.7624" W
Palacio Lezama
Avenida Martín Garcia 348
Buenos Aires, B
Argentina
Palacio Lezama
Avenida Martín Garcia 348
Buenos Aires, B
Argentina
Palacio Lezama
Avenida Martín Garcia 348
Buenos Aires, B
Argentina
Palacio Lezama
Avenida Martín Garcia 348
Buenos Aires, B
Argentina
Palacio Lezama
Avenida Martín Garcia 348
Buenos Aires, B
Argentina
Palacio Lezama
Avenida Martín Garcia 348
Buenos Aires, B
Argentina
Palacio Lezama
Avenida Martín Garcia 348
Buenos Aires, B
Argentina
Palacio Lezama
Avenida Martín Garcia 348
Buenos Aires, B
Argentina
Palacio Lezama
Avenida Martín Garcia 348
Buenos Aires, B
Argentina
Palacio Lezama
Avenida Martín Garcia 348
Buenos Aires, B
Argentina
Palacio Lezama
Avenida Martín Garcia 348
Buenos Aires, B
Argentina
Palacio Lezama
Avenida Martín Garcia 348
Buenos Aires, B
Argentina
Palacio Lezama
Avenida Martín Garcia 348
Buenos Aires, B
Argentina
Palacio Lezama
Avenida Martín Garcia 348
Buenos Aires, B
Argentina
Palacio Lezama
Avenida Martín Garcia 348
Buenos Aires, B
Argentina
Palacio Lezama
Avenida Martín Garcia 348
Buenos Aires, B
Argentina
Palacio Lezama
Avenida Martín Garcia 348
Buenos Aires, B
Argentina
Palacio Lezama
Avenida Martín Garcia 348
Buenos Aires, B
Argentina
Palacio Lezama
Avenida Martín Garcia 348
Buenos Aires, B
Argentina
Palacio Lezama
Avenida Martín Garcia 348
Buenos Aires, B
Argentina
Palacio Lezama
Avenida Martín Garcia 348
Buenos Aires, B
Argentina
Palacio Lezama
Avenida Martín Garcia 348
Buenos Aires, B
Argentina
Palacio Lezama
Avenida Martín Garcia 348
Buenos Aires, B
Argentina
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Yes
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UNWTO – WTCF Workshop Buenos Aires, Argentina
26 September 2017
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At the kind invitation of the Entity of Tourism of Buenos Aires (Argentina), the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) organized a Technical Workshop within the context of the Joint UNWTO – WTCF City Tourism Performance Research, 26 September 2017 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Considering “Urban Tourism” as an economic activity with a high potential to stimulate local economic growth because of its complementarity with other economic activities, its contribution to GDP, job creation, foreign exchange and services exports, it is essential to monitor the tourism performance in urban destinations and to identify the areas related to “Destination Management”.

The UNWTO Secretariat in collaboration with WTCF (World Tourism City Federation) launched an initiative to showcase the good practices on “tourism performance” in several urban destinations. The workshop discussed the results of the research conducted and provided recommendations to the cities on the selected key performance areas.



Content and Presentation of the Workshop:

Please find the programme and all presentations for your information below.

For further information please contact: Mr. Glenn Cauwenberghs, gcauwenberghs@unwto.org

To learn more about the information on the  UNWTO – WTCF City Tourism Performance Research click here: http://destination.unwto.org/content/city-tourism-performance-research

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Destination Management
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Technical Workshop: “UNWTO – WTCF City Tourism Performance Research”

Location

Tianjin Meijiang Convention Center Tianjin, 12
China
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No
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UNWTO – WTCF Workshop China
2 September 2017
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At the kind invitation of the Tianjin Tourism Administration (China), the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) was supporting a Technical Workshop within the context of the Joint UNWTO – WTCF City Tourism Performance Research, 2 September 2017 in Tianjin, China.

Considering “Urban Tourism” as an economic activity with a high potential to stimulate local economic growth because of its complementarity with other economic activities, its contribution to GDP, job creation, foreign exchange and services exports, it is essential to monitor the tourism performance in urban destinations and to identify the areas related to “Destination Management”.

The UNWTO Secretariat in collaboration with WTCF (World Tourism City Federation) launched an initiative to showcase the good practices on “tourism performance” in several urban destinations. The workshop will discuss the results of the research conducted and will aim to provide recommendations to the cities on the selected key performance areas.

Content and presentation

Please find the programme and all presentations for your information below.

Would you like to receive more information on UNWTO's activitiies related to urban tourism? For further information please contact: Mr. Sascha Stange, sstange@unwto.org

To learn more about the information on the  UNWTO – WTCF City Tourism Performance Research click here: http://destination.unwto.org/content/city-tourism-performance-research

 

 

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Event type: 
Workshop
Related to: 
Destination Management
Programme
UNWTO
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This is a main event

Speaker´s Biographies

Speakers' Biographies

LIST OF SPEAKERS PARTICIPATING IN 5th GLOBAL SUMMIT ON CITY TOURISM

5th Global Summit on City Tourism

Locations

Luxor
Egypt
Luxor
Egypt
Luxor
Egypt
Luxor
Egypt
Luxor
Egypt
Luxor
Egypt
Luxor
Egypt
Luxor
Egypt
Luxor
Egypt
Luxor
Egypt
Luxor
Egypt
Luxor
Egypt
Luxor
Egypt
Luxor
Egypt
Luxor
Egypt
Luxor
Egypt
Luxor
Egypt
Luxor
Egypt
Luxor
Egypt
Luxor
Egypt
Luxor
Egypt
Luxor
Egypt
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Yes
Short event's name : 
5th Global Summit on City Tourism, Luxor, Egypt, 1 - 2 November 2016
1 November 2016 - 2 November 2016
Location: 

Save the Date Luxor 5th Global Summit on City Tourism

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), at the kind invitation of the Government of the Arab Republic of Egypt, organized the 5th Global Summit on City Tourism: “Cities: Local Culture for Global Travellers” from 1 - 2 November, 2016 in Luxor.

 

OBJECTIVES OF THE SUMMIT:

  • To create an interdisciplinary platform on which city destinations exchange different experiences in city tourism development and can aquire a detailed understanding of the new paradigms in city tourism and can set a shared vision to adapt to change.
  • To provide a comprehensive framework of the extrinsic and intrinsic changes in city tourism as regards planning, governance and operational processes.
  • To highlight the mutual impact of tourism and urban development at different scales of cities around the world
  • To explore the ways of maximizing the quality visitor experience while safeguarding and enhancing the quality of life for the local community by providing economic, social, cultural and environmental benefits.

THEMES COVERED:

  • City Tourism patterns; positioning city tourism in the global marketplace: Quantitative and qualitative approach.
  • Sustainable development and effective management of competitive city destinations as complex and diverse systems of interrelated economic, social and environmental phenomena and networks: “overall quality visitor experience”.
  • Spatial organization and rejuvenation of “tourist cities”: Sustainable cultural tourism in cities as a catalyst for revenue generation for innovative practices in heritage conservation and management.
  • Innovation in city tourism product.
  • Cross-cultural behavior: visitor and the hosts, livable and lovable cities.
  • Adapting to new business models.

TARGETED PARTICIPANTS:

  • National Tourism Administrations/Organizations
  • UNWTO Affiliate Members
  • Local authorities, municipalities and international and/ or regional associations/networks of local authorities
  • City DMOs
  • Convention Bureaus
  • Travel trade representatives
  • Public authorities in charge of transport
  • Cultural institutions
  • Academic institutions, scientists and experts related to city tourism research
  • Urban planners, architects
  • ICT providers

PREVIOUS SUMMITS:

1st UNWTO Global Summit on City Tourism, 2012, Istanbul, Turkey

2nd UNWTO Global Summit on City Tourism, 2013, Moscow, Russian Federation

3rd UNWTO Global Summit on City Tourism, 2014, Barcelona, Spain

4th UNWTO Global Summit on City Tourism, 2015, Marrakesh, Morocco

 

The next edition of the Global Summit on City Tourism will be hosted by the City of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in December 2017.

 

Would you like to receive regular updates on UNWTO´s City Tourism Summits and other urban tourism related events and activities? Please send an e-mail to Mr. Sascha Stange: destination@unwto.org.

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UNWTO
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