Published on : Monday, February 27, 2017
On March 26 and 27, around 100 delegates from various countries will attend this two-day conference known as World Tourism Cities Federation (WTCF) Asia Pacific Tourism Conference in Penang. Government officials, policy makers, destination managers, hoteliers, agents and media will share their views on promoting sustainable growth in tourism industry.
This conference is being organized by WTCF and Penang Tourism Development Committee and will involve representatives from century-old Penang Clan Associations and Malaysia-China Associations. The delegates for this conference will mostly come from countries like China, Indonesia, South Korea and Vietnam. They would join forums and panel discussions by industry leaders and speakers from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, China, Hong Kong, South Korea, New Zealand and other countries.
To quote State Tourism Development Committee chairman Danny Law Heng Kiang, “It will begin with networking and dialogue sessions with local industry players, followed by the main forum with the theme ‘One Belt, One Road: Construction of Tourism City Corridor and City Hub’. There will also be a tourism expo with booths set up by Chinese travel agents, including three from China International Travel Service.”
Penang was chosen for this conference for the first time. Registration for the conference will close on March 13.
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