Forum Session I: Solutions to Challenges Faced by Tourism Cities

Publish Time:2017-09-05 18:50:15

【Introduction】:Forum Session I: Solutions to Challenges Faced by Tourism Cities

Forum Session I: 09:00-10:15 (75minutes)

Topic: Solutions to Challenges Faced by Tourism Cities

Moderator: Prof. Karl Wober, Director of WTCF Expert Committee

Keynote Speech 1: (10 minutes)

Speaker: Dr. Chris Bottrill, Vice Chair of Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA)

Keynote Speech 2: (10 minutes)

Speaker: Prof. Bai Changhong, Nankai University

Keynote Speech 3: (10 minutes)

Speaker: Mayor of WTCF International City Member (pending)

Panel Discussion (45 minutes):


Mr. Joan Torrella, Tourism Director, Tourism Department Barcelona City Council

Dr. Theuns Vivian, Head: Destination Development- Cape Town City

Mr. Peter Rømer Hansen, Executive Advisor of Romer Agency, Denmark

Dr. Wang Chunfeng, Vice President of UTour International Travel Service

Mr. Gonzalo Robredo, Director of Tourism, Buenos Aires

Release of WTCF Research Results 10:15-10:45 (30 minutes)

1. Keynote Speech: Research Report on World Tourism City Development (10 minutes)

Speaker: Mr. Zhang Hui, Deputy Director of WTCF Expert Committee

2. Keynote Speech: Research Result Release on City Tourism Performance (10 minutes)

Speaker: Ms. Esencan Terzibasoglu, Program Director, Destination Management & Quality, World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)

3. Keynote Speech: Charming China, Impressive Cities 2017 Report on China Inbound Tourists Behavior Analysis

Speaker: Mr. Xinyang Shen, Google Data Scientist

4. Keynote Speech: WTCF Member Cities WeChat Promotion Cooperation Program

Speaker: Mr. Shu Zhan, General Manager of Tencent Tourism

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