Global Tourism Economy Forum to be hosted by Macau

macauGlobal Tourism Economy Forum in Macau will have Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Wynn Resorts Stephen Wynn as one of the prominent key speakers of the occasion.

Also speaking at the September 17-19 meeting in the Macau Tower Convention and Entertainment Centre, will be Shao Qi Wei, Chairman of China National Tourism Administration (CNTA) and Michael Frenzel, Chairman of the World Travel and Tourism Council.

They will be joined by Mari Elka Pangestu, Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy of Republic of Indonesia, Thong Khon, Minister of Tourism of Cambodia and Dr. Taleb Rifai, Secretary General of United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).

It will be the second sequential year such a gathering has been had in the previous Portuguese enclave with more than 1000 delegates from 34 cities around the world to attend last year’s inaugural occasion.

The discussion is billed as a standout amongst the most critical tourism occasions in China’s prosperous Pearl River Delta Region. To enroll costs $US650 or 5070 MOP, group discounts apply.

Around a year ago 48 speakers was Australian Christopher Brown, special representative of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).

This year’s theme – Regenerate Our Economies: Invest in Travel and Tourism – is required to lure an alternate high-level meeting of key decision makers in the international travel and tourism sector.

The forum’s target is to give influential government and business pioneers from China, and nations from Asia and around the world a chance to impart experiences and solutions, and in addition an opportunity to connect and co-operate.

“By providing the economic points of interest and resource of the East with the innovation and skill of the West, the forum intends to start useful organizations that have the ability to shape the industry towards feasible development on a international scale,” say coordinators.

“The world is changing at an astounding pace. Asia, specifically, has been at the front line of this conversion and exceptional development.

“One of the portraying phenomena of the period is an expansion of tourists driving domestic voyage, as well as international movement of people. With the expanded wealth from the East, the travel industry is rapidly modifying and adjusting to the new market dynamics, not only to attract tourists to destinations abroad, as well as harness investment chances from inside source markets such as china.

“With its great location at the gateway to China and additionally its administration position in Asia’s blasting tourism economy, Macau is a natural decision for hosting the first Global Tourism Economy Forum.”

Over the previous decade, Macau has developed at a supernatural pace, with the tourism industry controlling this conversion. Regardless of a populace of 600,000, Macau recorded a record of more than 28 million travelers in 2012.

Like a year ago forum, the target of the 2013 assembling will be to impart ideas and produce results on how the industry can press on to emphatically impact the world economy.

Conceived by the China Chamber of Tourism, had by the Macau SAR Government and coordinated by the Global Tourism Economy Research Centre, the gathering is an interactive discussion platform intended to capture “a macro perspective of the transaction between tourism and other major economies, and the energy that each builds the development of the other.”

Through discussions between delegates and tourism stakeholders, the gathering is r expected to reveal an abundance of chances in the industry, and in addition a force to drive social and economic development

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