UNWTO: 2nd Euro-Asian Mountain Resorts Conference

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The World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) and Ulsan Metropolitan City with support of the Government of the Republic of Korea are organizing the 2nd Euro-Asian Mountain Resorts Conference, in Ulsan, Republic of Korea (14 – 16 October 2015). Under the title Paving the Way towards a Bright Future for Mountain Destinations international experts will discuss current and future challenges, illustrate success stories and create once again a platform for exchange of innovative initiatives.

Objectives

The Conference aims at providing an overview on the mountain tourism destinations within a broader context.

The focus of the Conference will be put on the following issues:

  • Accessibility;
  • Social and demographic challenges;
  • Environmental, economic and cultural issues;
  • Seasonality challenges;
  • Better positioning in international markets;
  • Management or marketing linkages with the neighboring towns and cities.

Targeted audience

  • National Tourism Administrations/Organizations;
  • UNWTO Affiliate Members;
  • Local authorities, municipalities and regional administrations in mountain areas;
  • International and/ or regional associations/networks with focus on mountain development;
  • Mountain destinations DMOs, regional DMOs;
  • Cable car companies, ski resort developers and infrastructure providers;
  • The hospitality industry;
  • ICT providers;
  • Academic institutions, scientists and experts related to mountain tourism research.

Contact: Mr. Sascha Stange (destination@unwto.org)

Register: http://destination.unwto.org/webform/conference-registration

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