Programme

Second Meeting of the Working Group of Experts on Measuring the Sustainability of Tourism

Location

UNWTO Headquarters Madrid
Spain
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24 October 2018 - 25 October 2018
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The next meeting of the Working Group of Experts on Measuring the Sustainability of Tourism will take place at UNWTO Headquarters, Madrid, Spain, on 24-25 October 2018.

Further information will be posted on this page soon.

Session 2. Advancing the Statistical Framework for Measuring the Sustainability of Tourism
  • Contributions from the Sub-group to the Working Group of Experts on Measuring Sustainable Tourism: “The Social Dimension of Sustainable Tourism”
Session 3. From theory to practice: initial steps towards implementation by countries
Session 4. MST’s connections to sustainable development
  • Mr. Peter Laimer (Statistics Austria): Tourism indicators for monitoring the sustainability of tourism (doc) (ppt)

Background documents:

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UNWTO & WTM Ministers' Summit 2018

Location

WTM Global Stage, Exhibitor Floor, South Hall Entrance S10 - AS1050, ExCeL London
United Kingdom
51° 30' 26.406" N, 0° 7' 39.6588" W
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Yes
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UNWTO & WTM Ministers' Summit, London, UK, 6 November 2018
6 November 2018
Location: 
51° 30' 26.406" N, 0° 7' 39.6588" W
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UNWTO TedQual Networking Meeting, Principality of Andorra 2018

Location

Centre de Congressos d'Andorra la Vella Andorra la Vella, ALV AD500
Andorra
42° 30' 25.272" N, 1° 31' 21.1044" E
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No
Short event's name : 
UNWTO TedQual Networking Meeting 2018
20 March 2018
Location: 
42° 30' 25.272" N, 1° 31' 21.1044" E

 

Provisional Programme

Date: 20 March 2018

Location: Andorra la Vella

Venue: Centre de Congressos d’Andorra la Vella

Audience: UNWTO.TedQual Certified Programme Leaders

 

The meeting will be an opportunity for leaders of UNWTO.TedQual Certified Programmes to gather and discuss current issues, best practices and future cooperation possibilities.  The event will take place in conjunction with the 10th World Congress on Snow and Mountain Tourism (21 & 22 March) which this year will focus on topics linking mountain tourism with the most recent developments in the accommodation and hospitality industry.

 


 

 

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World Travel Market (WTM) - 2017

Location

ExCeL Docklands London
United Kingdom
51° 30' 26.406" N, 0° 7' 39.6588" W
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Yes
Short event's name : 
World Travel Market, London, United Kingdom, 6 - 8 November 2017
6 November 2017 - 8 November 2017
Location: 
51° 30' 26.406" N, 0° 7' 39.6588" W

 

 

UNWTO will once again be undertaking a number of events and activities at WTM London in 2017

PROGRAMME OF UNWTO ACTIVITIES 


For registrations, please click here

Minister Registration: WTM 2017 online Minister registration is now closed. 

Tourism Ministers can register onsite at the Minister and VIP registration desk, in the Main Registration Area in Hall S11 at the Prince Regent Entrance (Prince Regent DLR station)

Ministers can register from:

Sunday 5 November 13.00 – 16.00
Monday 6 November – 08.00 – 18.00
Tuesday 7 November – 08.00 – 18.00
Wednesday 8 November – 08.00 – 18.00


For more information on World Travel Market, please click here

 

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Closing Ceremony

Location

Marriott Grand Ballroom Manila
Philippines
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No
23 June 2017
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Conference highlights by the Rapporteur Mr. Tadayuki Hara, Associate Professor, University of Central Florida (ppt)

Adoption of the Manila Call for Action on Measuring Sustainable Tourism

  • Mr. Márcio Favilla, Executive Director for Operational Programmes and Institutional Relations, UNWTO
  • Mr. Benito C. Bengzon, Jr, Undersecretary for Tourism Development Planning, the Philippines
  • Mrs. Lisa Grace S. Bersales, National Statistician, Philippine Statistics Authority

Speakers profile

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Special meeting - Committee on Statistics and the Tourism Satellite Account

Location

Chengdu
China
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No
12 September 2017
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The Special meeting of the Members of the Committee was held, on 12 September, in Chengdu, China in the context of the 22nd Session of the UNWTO General Assembly. 

Photos of this meeting are available here

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UNWTO & WTM Ministers' Summit 2017

Location

WTM Global Stage, Exhibitor Floor, South Hall Entrance S10 - AS1050, ExCeL London
United Kingdom
51° 30' 26.406" N, 0° 7' 39.6588" W
Approve event: 
Yes
Short event's name : 
UNWTO & WTM Ministers' Summit, London, UK, 7 November 2017
7 November 2017
Location: 
51° 30' 26.406" N, 0° 7' 39.6588" W

Watch previous editions: 2016 - 20152014 - 2013 - 2012

 

UNWTO & WTM Ministers' Summit

Overtourism: growth is not the enemy, it is how we manage it"

Tuesday, 7 November 2017, ExCeL London  (11:00 - 13:00)

The 2017 edition of the UNWTO & WTM Ministers’ Summit will focus on the following issues:

  1. With international tourists reaching 1.2 billion in 2016, and expected to rise to 1.8 billion by 2030, how can we ensure the sustainable development and management of tourism making growth and sustainability go hand in hand?
  2. What public policies and strategies can be designed to address challenges of congestion management and pressure on natural and cultural resources from tourism?
  3. How to foster the dialogue between the tourism and local communities to strengthen effective engagement and coordination?
  4. How to address the public perception of tourism as a “bad” sector?
  5. What is the role of the private sector and how to build public/private sector partnerships to promote tourism as an effective tool to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Concept Note, Programme and confirmed speakers


Watch the photos and video of the 2017 edition!

 

For more information, please contact mgaido@unwto.org 

 

 

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Ministerial Roundtable. Committing to Measuring Sustainable Tourism (MST)

Location

Marriott Grand Ballroom Manila
Philippines
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No
21 June 2017
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The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, 2017 constitute a unique opportunity to advance sustainable, inclusive and responsible tourism. The SDGs and national agendas worldwide require a shift towards more integrated policy across economic, social and environmental domains. This, in turn, must be underpinned by more integrated data. Developing a statistical framework to measure sustainable tourism is thus essential in fostering a common understanding for tracking progress and directing policy efforts. Ministers from around the globe will discuss the opportunities and challenges that sustainable tourism brings to their countries, and how the use of more integrated data is supporting them in paving the way towards a more sustainable future.

Moderator: Ms. Anita Mendiratta, Strategic Advisor to CNN International for T.A.S.K Group

Introductory remarks by Mr. Taleb Rifai, UNWTO Secretary-General

Panel of Ministers

  • H.E. Mr. John Amaratunga, Minister of Tourism Development and Christian Affairs, Sri Lanka
  • H.E. Mrs. Wanda Tulfo-Teo, Secretary, Department of Tourism, Philippines
  • H.E. Ms. Kobkam Wattanavrangkul, Minister of Tourism and Sports, Thailand
  • Mr. Pali J. Lehohla, Statistician-General, South Africa
  • Ms. Anne Lafortune, Principal Secretary for Tourism, Ministry of Tourism, Civil, Aviation, Ports and Marine, Seychelles
  • H.E. Mr. I Gde Pitana, Deputy Minister for International Marketing, Ministry of Tourism, Indonesia
  • Mr. Navitalai Tuivuniwai, Trade Commissioner, Fiji
  • Ms. Young-Shim Dho, Chairperson, Sustainable Tourism for Eliminating Poverty (STEP)
  • Mr. Mario Hardy, CEO, Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA)
  • Mr. Hwang Seong Un, Director General for International Tourism Policy, Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Republic of Korea
  • Mr. Dai Bin, President of China Tourism Academy and Director of the CNTA Tourism Data Center, China
  • Mr. Sérgio Guerreiro, Director, Knowledge Management & Corporate Affairs, Turismo de Portugal and Representing the European Travel Commission
  • Ms. Beatriz Marco Arce, Deputy Director for Tourism Intelligence, Spain Tourism Board (Turespaña), Spain
  • Mr. Alain Dupeyras, Head of Tourism, OECD

Speakers profile

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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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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
Location: 

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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Related to: 
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