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Al Multaqua Ballroom, DICEC Dubai
United Arab Emirates
25° 16' 16.1004" N, 55° 18' 26.946" E
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24 April 2017
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UNWTO & ATM Ministerial Forum on Tourism's contribution to sustainable and inclusive economic growth and diversification in the MENA region

Under the patronage of H.E. Eng. Sultan bin Saeed AlMansoori, Minister of Economy of the United Arab Emirates

An official event of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017

UNWTO&ATM Ministerial Forum on Tourism’s contribution to sustainable and inclusive economic growth and diversification in the MENA region (Dubai, UAE, 24 April 2017)

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The UNWTO & Arabian Travel Market Ministerial Forum on Tourism’s contribution to sustainable and inclusive economic growth and diversification in the MENA region, brought together Ministers of Tourism and industry leaders in the MENA region to consider ways and means of capitalizing on Tourism growth in the region and building a sustainable ecosystem for the sector that would unlock its contribution to the fulfilment of their national agendas for GDP growth and economic diversification, innovation, entrepreneurship and productivity, job creation, human capital and infrastructure development, investment and export promotion.

The Forum addressed the following issues:

  • Empowering evidence based decision making and accurate measurement of the contribution of Tourism to current and future economic growth - particularly as regards GDP, jobs and exports - and its multiplier effect on other sectors of the economy.
  • Enhancing the contribution of domestic tourism alongside international tourism (especially intra-regional) in delivering sustainable economic growth from the sector.
  • Main challenges and opportunities for securing investment in Tourism (FDI and domestic investment).
  • Strategies and measures to strengthen Tourism’s resilience to external shocks.
  • Ensuring that economic growth due to Tourism leads to the sustainable and inclusive development of host communities and the transition towards a green economy.
  • Investing in technology - driven innovations to enhance performance and improve competitiveness.
  • Policies to promote job creation and entrepreneurship.
  • Strengthening the sector’s institutional framework, engaging and aligning key governmental role players on Tourism policy issues and targets and developing result driven partnerships with local and international stakeholders.

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UNWTO & ATM Ministerial Forum

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Al Multaqua Ballroom, DICEC Dubai
United Arab Emirates
25° 16' 16.1004" N, 55° 18' 26.946" E
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5 May 2015
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UNWTO & ATM Ministerial Forum on intra-Arab Tourism:
Addressing the challenges and seizing the opportunities

Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development and Chairman of the National Council of Tourism and Antiquities of the United Arab Emirates

The UNWTO & ATM Ministerial Forum on intra-Arab Tourism, to be held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development and Chairman of the National Council of Tourism and Antiquities, will bring together Ministers of Tourism and industry leaders in the MENA region to discuss how to advance intra-regional tourism and seize the growing opportunities emerging for increased cooperation. The Forum will address the following issues:

  • What are the characteristics and specific requirements of Arab source markets (main segments, motivations and trends)
  • How to develop and market tourism products more effectively to Arab markets
  • How to promote travel facilitation and improve connectivity within the region
  • How to promote intra-regional investment in tourism infrastructure, facilities and services
  • How to set effective public-public and public-private partnerships to advance regional cooperation
  • How to enhance an institutional framework to implement, monitor and evaluate regional tourism cooperation strategies and initiatives

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Other participants, can register here

 

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Al Multaqua Ballroom, DICEC Dubai
United Arab Emirates
25° 16' 16.1004" N, 55° 18' 26.946" E
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7 May 2013
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UNWTO & Arabian Travel Market Ministerial Forum
Tourism and Aviation: Building a common agenda for growth

The Ministerial Forum “Tourism and Aviation: Building a Common Agenda for Growth” will bring together Ministers of Tourism and leaders from the aviation industry from around the world to discuss:

  • How can aviation and tourism policies come closer to foster economic growth and sustainable development considering the example of the Middle East;
  • What are the current obstacles and opportunities for growth: connectivity, infrastructure development, visa facilitation and taxation;
  • How to foster tourism between the Middle East and other world regions.

 

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