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Building a Sustainable and Peaceful World through Tourism

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With 2017 having been declared the UN International Year of Sustainable Tourism For Development (http://tourism4development2017.org/) the session will highlight the progress made in Tourism as a Driver of Peace and Sustainability over the past 30 years – and the vision of industry leaders for further progress in the years ahead.

Featured speakers will be leaders of the travel and tourism industry: Dr. Taleb Rifai, Secretary General, UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO); HE Mrs. Janice Charette, High Commissioner of Canada; Mr. David Scowsill, President and CEO, World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC); Dr. Mario Hardy, CEO, Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) and Ms. Susanna Saari, Vice President, Skål International. Ms. Anita Mendiratta will serve as Moderator.

The concept of sustainable tourism was introduced at the IIPT First Global Conference: Tourism – A Vital Force for Peace, Vancouver 1988. IIPT subsequently pioneered the early initiatives towards its implementation: the first Codes of Ethics and Guidelines for Sustainable Tourism; the first international study of “Models of Best Practice; the first international conference on Sustainable Tourism. 

IIPT Founder and President, Louis D’Amore, will use the WTM platform to Announce IIPT’s 30th Anniversary Global Summit and plans for IIPT’s 30th Anniversary Year.

    • Building a Sustainable and Peaceful World through Tourism - WTM 2016
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