Background & Introduction about Great Sporting Events
Following a successful World Cup in S Africa and with London Olympics less than a year away, tourism ministers from around the world are interested to learn about the realities of hosting a major event from S Africa's Tourism Minister; Tourism Consul
Walter Mzembi, Zimbabwe's Minister of Tourism, tells TravelMole how Zambia and Zimbabwe, with the private sector and other stakeholders will host a successful UNWTO General Assembly in 2013. It is a sign of the international community's growing confidence in the region's tourism industry.
Tourism 2020 Vision is the UN World Tourism Organization's long-term forecast and assessment of the development of tourism covering. John Kester, with the UNWTO Tourism Trends and Marketing Strategies Programme, unveils Toursim 2020 Vision at UNWTO General Assembly 2011 in Korea.
Dimitrios Buhalis, President of IFITT (International Federation for Information Technologies in Travel and Tourism) explains to TravelMole about IFITT, founded in 1997, as a leading global community for information and communication technologies (ICT) in the travel and tourism industry. ENTER is IFITT's flagship annual conference now in its 19th year.
Raymond Kim, head of Busan Convention & Visitors Bureau, boasts Busan's great natural scenery surroundings, most famous beach in Korea, Haeundae Beach, spas, world-class luxury hotels and restaurants, and more.
What are some of the best practices (and worse) for promoting a destination (or any travel/tourism enterprise); how can destinations get help from CNN TASK Group ? Tourism ministers gather for presentation and Q&A by/with Ramsey Rollins Frazier, Global Director for Partner Solutions Group for CNN and Anita Mendiratta, the Lead Consultant of the CNN TASK Group (Tourism Advertising Solutions & Knowledge).