Providing a platform for communication: the World Tourism Cities Federation enhances the sustainable development of global tourism

During the summit, speakers and guests alike stated that the WTCF has provided a multilateral platform that houses a number of features. Detail>>

Head of Visit Finland Paavo Virkkunen: expecting more Chinese tourists to experience the charm of Finland

During the summit, the Head of Visit Finland Paavo Virkkunen said in an exclusive interview that he expected more Chinese tourists to discover the charm of Finland by touring the country.Detail>>

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Providing a platform for communication: the World Tourism Cities Federation enhances the sustainable development of global tourism

During the summit, speakers and guests alike stated that the WTCF has provided a multilateral platform that houses a number of features.

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Head of Visit Finland Paavo Virkkunen: expecting more Chinese tourists to experience the charm of Finland

From September 2nd to the 4th, Helsinki, Finland hosted the 2019 World Tourism Cities Federation (WTCF) Helsinki Fragrant Hills Tourism Summit. During the summit, the Head of Visit Finland Paavo Virkkunen said in an exclusive interview that he expected more Chinese tourists to discover the charm of Finland by touring the country.

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Successful Closing of the 2019 World Tourism Cities Federation Helsinki Fragrant Hills Tourism Summit The 2020 Summit Will Be Held in Beijing

On September 4th, Song Yu, Secretary-General of the World Tourism Cities Federation(WTCF) , passed the flag symbolizing the rite of passage of the 2020 Fragrant Hills Tourism Summit from the mayor of Helsinki Jan Vapaavuori to Beijing’s delegates.

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VIP Guests

Wang Hong

Executive Vice Chairperson of WTCF Council, Vice Mayor of Beijing

Zhu Shanzhong

Executive Director of United Nations World Tourism Organization

Vladimir Norov

Secretary-General of Shanghai Cooperation Organization

Jan Vapaavuori

Mayor of the City of Helsinki

Frank Ross

Lord Provost of Edinburgh, UK

Jean Francois Martins

Vice Mayor, City of Paris

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Ms. Esencan Terzibasoglu
Special Advisor to Secretary-General of WTCF

Ms. Yiqin Pan
Deputy Mayor of Chongqing Municipal People's Government

Mr. Jean Francois Martins
Vice Mayor, City of Paris

Forum Session I: Cultural Heritage &Creative Industry

Prof. Karl Wober
Director of WTCF Experts Committee, President of Modul University Vienna

Mr. Bidya Sunder Shakya
Mayor of Kathmandu

Mr. Frank Ross
Lord Provost of Edinburgh

Mr. Andres O. Hayes
International Business Manager, Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning & Economic Development, Washington DC

Mr. Geng Danhao
Senior Vice President, iQIYI, Inc

Dr. Kurt Grotsch
Art Tourism Manager, Director of Flamenco Dance Museum

Forum Session II: Intelligent Tourism City Marketing

Dr. Roger Carter
Deputy Director of WTCF Expert Committee, Managing Director of Team Tourism Consulting

Mr. Miguel Sanz
Director of Tourism, Madrid Destino

Mr. Takamatsu Masato
WTCF Expert, Managing Director & Chief Research Officer, JTB Tourism Research & Consulting Co.

Mr. David André
Mayor of Victoria, Seychelles

Mr. He Shengkang
Counselor of WTCF Secretariat

Ms. Wen Shuqiong
First Grade Counselor, Yunnan Provincial Department of Culture and Tourism

Mr. Ge Yujing
Vice President of Tuniu.com

Forum Session III: Connectivity and Tourism Growth

Prof. & Dr. Song Rui
WTCF Expert, Director of Tourism Research Center, Chinese Academy of Social Science

Ms. Mika Cui
Vice President, Qyer.com

Mr. Margus Schults
CEO, Tallink Silja

Dr. Tokumura Shisei
WTCF Expert, Professor of Hangzhou Normal University

Mr. Kimmo Maki
President and CEO, Finavia Corporation

Mr. Roger Qin
GM of Europe, Middle East & Africa, Destination Marketing, Ctrip

Forum Session IV: Technological Innovation & Sustainable Travel

Mr. Paavo Viooinen
Executive Director Business Finland, Head of Visit Finland Panelists

Ms. Pia Pakarinen
Deputy Mayor of the City of Helsinki

Mr. Mikko Turtiainen
Vice President, Global Sales, Finnair   

Mr. James Vos
Mayoral Committee Member for Economic Opportunities & Asset Management, City of Cape Town 

Ms. Noa Sapir
Head of Tel Aviv Covention Bureau, Israel

Mr. Gonzalo Robredo
 President of the Tourism Entity of the City of Buenos Aires  

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