The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has the honour to announce that a Regional Conference on Investing in Tourism for an Inclusive Future: Challenges and Opportunities, will be held in Petra, Jordan, on 26 and 27 October 2016.
The Conference, jointly organized by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities of Jordan and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), will bring together tourism stakeholders from the public, private, banking, investment and development sectors, who are working in the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean (SEMED) region and are driving tourism development on a national, regional or global level to identify the challenges and best-practices that are specific to the region, with a view to drafting comprehensive recommendations for tourism development in the future, encompassing the following three priority areas:
- Provide access to training and employment opportunities;
- Enhance resource and energy efficiency
- Strengthen local Micro, Smal and Medium Enterprises
Conference's booklet (including provisional programme, foreword and speakers' bio notes in English and provisional programme in Arabic)
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