“Sustainable Tourism – a Tool for Development”
27 September 2017, Doha, Qatar
NECSTouR Permanent Secretariat has been invited to join this year’s World Tourism Day (WTD) Official Celebration, to be held in Doha, Qatar (27 September 2017), under the theme “Sustainable Tourism – a Tool for Development”.
In the context of 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development (IY2017), WTD presents a unique opportunity to raise awareness on the contribution of sustainable tourism to development among public and private sector decision-makers, while mobilizing all stakeholders to work together in making tourism a catalyst for positive change.
The one-day WTD Conference will look into the key themes of the IY2017 and will serve as a platform to exchange views, perspectives and experiences, addressing the necessary changes for tourism to become a more effective tool for development, as well as showcasing case studies and best practices from around the world (provisional programme attached).
As a global initiative,there is qlso the possibility to celebrate WTD 2017 in your country, by joining the World Tourism Day Campaign (more information at wtd.unwto.org).