Date: October 26-28, 2011
Location: Guilin, China
Event Description: The aim is to provide an annual Pan-Asia-Pacific platform for policy makers, senior officials, researchers and industry representatives to take stock of global & regional trends and to better understand their potential impacts on tourism. The event, under the joint umbrella of the UNWTO and PATA, will allow participants to share information, analyse the current tourism situation and map out the next course of action for the future. Overarched under the theme of innovation and diversification, this 5th forum aims to deliver on the following specific objectives:
- To share state-of-the-art research, practices and perspectives on innovation and diversification in new product development and in the creation of quality tourist experience at different scales or in different contexts.
- To analyze global and regional tourism trends with a focus on emerging markets with high potentials of growth.
- To exchange views and share experiences in tourism recovery for destinations after crises and/or disasters.
- To discuss the prospects of utilizing technology to promote destinations, businesses.
Speaker: Caroline Bremner, Head of Travel and Tourism Research at Euromonitor, will discuss emerging outbound markets at session three on Wednesday, October 26.
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