7th UNWTO Global Summit on Urban Tourism

Date

16 Septembre 2018 - 19 Septembre 2018

Seoul
Republic of Korea

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is organizing the 7th UNWTO Global Summit on Urban Tourism: A 2030 Vision for Urban Tourism, on 16-19 September, in Seoul, Republic of Korea, jointly with the Seoul Metropolitan Government and supported by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Korea, the Korea Tourism Organization and the Seoul Tourism Organization. 

The Summit provides a unique platform to discuss the key issues shaping the future of urban tourism in the context of the 2030 Urban Agenda. It brings together high-level representatives from National Tourism Administrations, city authorities and related stakeholders, serving as a platform to exchange experiences and expertise and set a shared vision on urban tourism that embraces innovation, digital transformation and sustainability.

PHOTOS AND MORE INFORMATION

Final Programme
General Information Note
Press Release


Technical Conclusions by Ms. Sandra CARVAO, Chief, Tourism Market Intelligence and Competitiveness, UNWTO


Presentation of UNWTO Report on ‘Overtourism? Understanding and managing urban tourism growth beyond perceptions’
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Press Release


Keynote Address by Mr. B. Joseph Pine II, Cofounder of the Strategic Horizons LLP

SESSION 1: Looking Towards 2030: An Innovative Approach to Competitiveness in Urban Destinations 

SESSION 2: The 4th Industrial Revolution Shaping the Future of Urban Tourism 

SESSION 3: Urban Tourism and the Rejuvenation of Cities 

SESSION 4: Fair and Inclusive Tourism: Building cities for all 

Presentation of Astana as the host city for the 8th UNWTO Global Summit on Urban Tourism 2019 by Mr. Yermek Amanshayev, Deputy Mayor of Astana, Kazakhstan


Previous Summits

6th UNWTO Global Summit on Urban Tourism, 2017, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

5th UNWTO Global Summit on City Tourism, 2016, Luxor, Egypt

4th UNWTO Global Summit on City Tourism, 2015, Marrakesh, Morocco

3rd UNWTO Global Summit on City Tourism, 2014, Barcelona, Spain