Published on : Monday, May 15, 2017
Efforts to promote and develop sustainable tourism will be highlighted at the 6th International Conference on Tourism Statistics in June. During the conference, leaders from the international tourism industry will discuss policy initiatives and improvements for measuring and tracking its progress.
A group discussion on sustainable tourism statistics was organized on Wednesday (10/05) in preparation for the conference.
I Gede Ardika, the head of sustainable tourism development working group at the ministry said, “We organized this discussion to prepare Indonesia’s recommendations for the conference … Tourism plays an important role in sustainable development.”
This conference in Manila to be held from June 21-24 is expected to produce a declaration on the importance of developing a statistical framework for incorporating sustainable tourism on the global, national and regional levels.