The 23rd Joint Meeting of the UNWTO Commission for South Asia and the UNWTO Commission for East Asia and the Pacific

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is organising the 23rd Joint Meeting of the UNWTO Commission for South Asia and the UNWTO Commission for East Asia and the Pacific in Colombo, Sri Lanka, from 24-26 March 2011. This will be held in conjunction with the UNWTO Conference on Mainstreaming Tourism in the Media.

Items on the agenda include measures UNWTO is taking to mainstream tourism on the global agenda, latest developments on the implementation of the tourism satellite account, the T.20 Ministers’ initiative and a brief on UNWTO’s study planned on the importance of domestic tourism.

The Conference on Mainstreaming Tourism in the Media will focus on how tourism can be a key vehicle to overcome adverse publicity and to rebuild the image of a country while repositioning it against a backdrop of socio-political challenges.

For further information please contact the following:
 

UNWTO Coordinator

Christine Brew
Regional Programme for Asia-Pacific
World Tourism Organization
Poeta Joan Maragall 42
28020, Madrid, Spain
Tel: (34-91) 567 81 92
Fax: (34-91) 571 37 33
Email: cbrew@unwto.org

 

Host Country Coordinators

Achini Dandunnage
Sri Lanka Tourism
78, Galle Road, Colombo 03, Sri Lanka
Tel: +94 11 2440002, 4865050/1
Fax: +94 11 2472985
Mobile: +94 71 4880571
Email achinislcb@sltnet.lk

Peumi Peiris
Sri Lanka Tourism
78, Galle Road, Colombo 03, Sri Lanka
Tel: +94 11 2440002, 4865050/1
Fax: +94 11 2472985
Mobile: +94 71 4880572
Email peumislcb@sltnet.lk

 

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