TOP

Site Map

HOME

First Level

Second Level

News

Destinations

Sub-committees

Research

E-Magazine

Interview

Feature Report

Videos

About WTCF

Home>>Content

The 7th UNWTO Global Summit on Urban Tourism Kicks off in Seoul, WTCF Is Deeply Involved in the Activities of the Summit

From September 17 to 18, Yan Han, Deputy Secretary-General of WTCF, and a delegation attended the 7th UNWTO Global Summit on Urban Tourism, which was held in Seoul of the Republic of Korea.

Release time : 2018-09-26 11:22:13
source : WTCF

From September 17 to 18, Yan Han, Deputy Secretary-General of WTCF, and a delegation attended the 7th UNWTO Global Summit on Urban Tourism, which was held in Seoul of the Republic of Korea. National and regional tourism ministers, mayors, and tourism department and enterprise leaders and experts from more than 50 countries visited the summit and discussed the “A 2030 Vision for Urban Tourism”. The summit was jointly organized by the UNWTO and the Seoul Metropolitan Government, and jointly supported by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Korea, the Korea Tourism Organization and the Seoul Tourism Organization.

The two-day summit consists of four parts: opening ceremony, keynote speech, high-level forum, and four special forums. During the summit, deep discussions were held on the rapidly developing tourism industry, and the target vision was set for achieving the Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development of the UN. The themes that were discussed include how electronic technology shapes the future of tourism cities, the functions of urban tourism—creating a new appearance for a city through public space, and how the mutual compatibility between urban tourism development and citizen welfare can be ensured. The UNWTO released a research report titled ‘Overtourism’? - Understanding and Managing Urban Tourism Growth beyond Perceptions.

WTCF delegations attended several activities of the conference in order to expand WTCF’s influence and promote the core value of WTCF. During the conference, the opening ceremony was held. Representatives of tourism organizations, tourism ministers and mayors of tourism cities attended the event. At the opening cer

世界旅游城市联合会版权所有
备案号:京ICP备12013050号-2
Our legal counselors: lawyer Song Yunfeng& lawyer He Wen
both from Dacheng Law Offices