UNWTO Forum on Talent Development in Tourism: Investing in Youth

UNWTO Forum on Talent Development in Tourism: Investing in Youth



The 21st Session of the UNWTO General Assembly will be preceded by the UNWTO Forum to be held on 11 September 2015 in collaboration with the University of Medellín (UNWTO Affiliate Member, Knowledge Network) and supported by Colegios Amigos del Turismo and Ministerio de Comercio, Industria y Turismo de Colombia.

The main objective of the Forum is to address the issues on tourism labour market and to share the views from the different actors including policy makers, industry leaders, educators as well as young talents on how to integrate actions to advance the shared agenda on talent development and management in tourism.  

Knowledge Network Meeting (Invitation only)

Please note that the Knowledge Network Meeting will be held after the Forum (16:30 – 18:30). The representatives of the UNWTO Members and the observers invited by the organizers are encouraged to attend the meeting.

Please confirm your attendance by sending an email to 



Live video streaming




If you are interested in attending, please register at the following link (by invitation only).

Conference shuttle

Complimentary shuttle service will be provided for international participants between the InterContinental Hotel of Medellín and the University of Medellín.
For more information, please contact the University of Medellín.  

Contact details

Logistics enqueries: Ms. Carolina Perlaza (University of Medellín)
Registration enqueries: innova@unwto.org 




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