Beijing to host World Conference on Tourism Cooperation and Development
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- On 5 September, in Beijing, within the framework of the China International Trade Fair for Trade in Services 2020, the World Conference on Cooperation and Tourism Development, organized by the World Federation of Tourism Cities, will be held.
Its main theme will be “Renewal of tourism activity and achievement of new heights”. Within the framework of the conference, an opening ceremony, keynote speeches, presentation of research results, thematic forums, conferences on investment in the tourism industry, as well as special programs "Industry Overview" are planned. Through the live streaming platform, the conference will be broadcast in five languages: Chinese, English, French, Spanish and Russian. Access to the online broadcast of the conference is provided to 200 member organizations in more than 150 cities in 75 countries and regions around the world.
The UN World Tourism Organization was invited to the conference as a partner organization and a number of international tourism organizations as co-organizers, such as the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, the World Travel and Tourism Council, the Asia Pacific Tourism Association, the International Conference Association, the World Tourism Economics Forum. International Leisure Organization, World Tourism Alliance, International Mountain Tourism Federation, Berlin International Tourism Fair, World Tourism Fair.
During the conference, senior officials from the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, the UN World Tourism Organization, the Chinese Ministry of Culture and Tourism, the World Tourism and Travel Council and the World Tourism Economics Forum will deliver keynote speeches in various forms. About 300 members of the World Federation of Tourist Cities will take part in the conference - in a traditional format.
Within the framework of the conference, three forums will be held, the main topics of which are “Contributing to the growth of the world economy through the tourism industry”, “A new norm for the development of the tourism industry amid the epidemic” and “Tourism investments: directions of reform and reconstruction of the industry”.
At the same time, the conference will publish the "Action Plan for the Recovery and Recovery of the Urban Tourism Industry Amid the COVID-19 Epidemic" and the "Report on the Recovery and Development of the Global Travel Industry Amid the COVID-19 Epidemic", which are aimed at analyzing and assess the strategy and potentials to further revitalize the urban tourism industry around the world, helping to create an innovative model for the recovery and recovery of the urban tourism industry amid the epidemic.
Creation of a fair platform to promote investment and tourism financing, promoting industry cooperation around the world
The conference will also host a meeting on investment promotion and tourism financing. Through the selection of projects from various parties and preliminary negotiations, the World Federation of Tourist Cities has already named 21 projects, according to which intentions have been reached to conclude agreements, the total amount of which will reach 15.71 billion yuan. The meeting will also host a Tourism Investment Fair, where representatives of 19 investment companies and 22 projects will hold 285 rounds of negotiations.
The upcoming conference will be held online and offline at the same time, combining on-site meetings and online speeches, using Internet streaming, the conference will be broadcast online in 75 countries and regions of the world.
In addition, the World Federation of Tourism Cities will also invite experts, representatives of international organizations and the tourism industry through special Industry Review programs to shoot a series of videos on the theme “Tourism Industry Recovery and Recovery”.
The World Tourism Cities Federation is the first international tourism organization initiated by the Beijing City Administration and focused on urban tourism development. The Federation was organized in 2012, covers 75 states and regions of the world, the number of members of the federation has already reached 223 - from the original 58, in particular, the number of city members is 148, and the number of member organizations reaches 75.