Programme at a Glance

Daily Programme

  • 16 September 2018
  • 17 September 2018
  • 18 September 2018
  • 19 September 2018
Time Programme Location
14:00 – 18:00 Tour Programme (Overseas participants only)  
19:00 – 20:30 Welcome Reception (Invited only)  

* Please note that the programme is subject to change.

Time Programme Location
08:00 – 11:00 Registration Lobby(1F)
09:30 – 10:00 Opening Ceremony Dynasty Hall(2F)
10:00 – 10:30 Keynote Address
B. JOSEPH PINE II │ Co-founder of the Strategic Horizons LLP, Economist
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30 High Level Panel Dynasty Hall(2F)
12:30 – 14:00 Luncheon  
14:00 – 15:30 Session 1 Dynasty Hall(2F)
- Looking Towards 2030: An Innovative Approach to Competitiveness in Urban Destinations
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break  
16:00 – 17:30 Session 2 Dynasty Hall(2F)
- The 4th Industrial Revolution Shaping the Future of Urban Tourism
18:00 – 20:00 Welcome Dinner (Invited only)  

* Please note that the programme is subject to change.

Time Programme Location
08:00 – 11:00 Registration Lobby(1F)
09:30 - 10:00 One-on-One Interview Dynasty Hall(2F)
10:00 – 11:00 Session 3
- Urban Tourism and the Rejuvenation of Cities
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break  
11:30 - 11:50 Presentation of UNWTO Report Dynasty Hall(2F)
11:50 – 13:20 Session 4
- Fair and Inclusive Tourism: Building cities for all
13:20 – 13:40 Closing Session Dynasty Hall(2F)
15:00 – 18:00 Tour Programme  
UNWTO Global Youth Summit on Tourism Dynasty Hall 3(2F)
15:00 - 16:30 Special Session on Fair & Sustainable Tourism Dynasty Hall 1+2(2F)
19:00 – 21:00 Night Tour Programme (Overseas participants only)  

*Please note that the programme is subject to change.

Time Programme Location
08:00 - 17:00 Tour Programme (Overseas participants only)  

*Please note that the programme is subject to change.

Speakers

Special Programme

UNWTO Global Youth Summit on Urban Tourism
The opportunity for the youth to gain a global perspective regarding a tourism, engage and contribute to a future vision of urban tourism

Date
18 September 2018
Venue
The Shilla Seoul, Seoul, Republic of Korea
Organized by
World Tourism Organization(UNWTO)
Seoul Metropolitan Government(SMG)
Supported by
Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism(MCST)
Korea Tourism Organization(KTO)
Seoul Tourism Organization(STO)
Korea MICE Association(KMA)
Seoul Tourism Association(STA)
Participants
Global youth(College student) who has interest in tourism industry
- Up to 1 international youth per 1 team
- Each team should consist of less than 3 individuals.
Discussion Theme
* Select one topic
  • Session 1. Competitiveness in urban tourism
  • [ Suggest tourism competitiveness and development Strategies of Seoul. ]
  • Session 2. Urban tourism and sustainable development
  • [ Suggest the urban tourism strategies for sustainable development. ]
Awards
* Title for Awards is subject to change.
Award by Mayor of Seoul and Secretary-General of UNWTO
Method of Progress
- Official Language : English (Simultaneous translation in Korean will be provided)
- Each team should consist of less than 3 individuals
* Up to 1 international youth per 1 team
- 4 teams per a session will be selected for the finals. (total 8 teams)
- In finals, each participating team will present their opinions before discussion.

Special Session on Fair & Sustainable Tourism

Date
18 September 2018, 15:00 – 16:30
Venue
Dynasty Hall, The Shilla Seoul
Hosted, Organized, Supported by
Participants
99 Participants
* Invited Speakers, Regional Tourism Officials, Village Tour Organizations and tourism Experts, etc.
Language
Korean (Simultaneous translation into English will be provided)
Theme
The Role of City for Fair & Sustainable Tourism
Programme
Time Programme  
15:00 - 15:05 Opening  
15:05 - 15:15 Agenda Presentation  
15:15 - 16:10 Group Discussion Group1. (Governance)
- Alternatives for Fair & Sustainable Tourism : Public-Private Cooperation
Group2. (Management)
- Tourism Carrying Capacity and Over-tourism
Group3. (Activation)
- Activation and dispersion of tourism
16:10 - 16:30 Wrap-up  
* The programme is subject to change.
* Each participant should select one discussion group on the pre-registration system.
Special Session Registration

Tour Programme

Tour programmes for the participants will be organized by Seoul Metropolitan Government on 16-19 September 2018. Participants who wish to join the tour must make online reservation,

※ Participants who wish to join the tour must make online reservation via official website.
※ If you want to check or change your reservation, please visit the ‘My Page’.
※ Transportation, entrance and lunch are free of charge for international participants.
※ A minimum number of participants is 7 people and it is required to run the tour programmes. If the minimum number is not reached,
    the tour programmes may be cancelled.
* Please note that the tour programme is subject to change.
  • PreTour Programme
  • Spouse Tour Programme
  • Session-related Tour Programme
  • Special Tour Programme

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