UNWTO/MTCO International Conference on Tourism and Heritage Protection

UNWTO in collaboration with the Mekong Tourism Coordination Office (MTCO) and the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism of Myanmar (MoHT) will be hosting the UNWTO-MTCO International Conference on Tourism and Heritage Protection to be held in Mandalay, Myanmar on the 12th June 2014.

The international conference will provide an introduction to the relationship between heritage and sustainable tourism, referencing case studies of best practice in heritage conservation from countries throughout Asia and Europe. A key focus of the event will be the discussion of policy formulation in regards to the sustainable management of Myanmar´s rich abundance of cultural heritage sites and their long term protection and conservation.

For further information, please contact the following persons:

UNWTO Coordinator

Ms. Jacqui Reid
Regional Programme for Asia and Pacific
A Specialized Agency of the United Nations
C/ Poeta Joan Maragall 42, 28020 Madrid, Spain
Tel: +34 91 567 8192
Fax: 91 571 37 33
Email: asia@unwto.org

Host Country Coordinators

Ms. Khaing Mee Mee Htun
Assistant Director and In-Charge for ASEAN and Regional Cooperation
Email: asean.dht@gmail.com

Mr. Zeyar Myo
Assistant Director for Tourism Promotion and International Relations
Email: tourismmyanmar.org@gmail.com




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