Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Centre
Vision on Sustainable Tourism has been named as the media partner for the upcoming World Green Tourism summit to be held in Abu Dhabi
The event is being organised by the UAE’s Streamline Marketing Group (SMG).
“The event aims to promote sustainable tourism development by influencing the integration of eco-tourism principles into the operations and policies of tourism industry players – a theme which is daily gathering momentum within the Middle East,” explained Rick Theobald of SMG.
“World Green Tourism Abu Dhabi is the first dedicated eco-tourism event in the region; a congress & supporting exhibition bringing together key industry leaders to share their experience and expertise, with the common goal of committing to initiatives that ensure a bright and sustainable future for tourism in the Middle East and the rest of the world.”
International Centre for Responible Tourism’s Director of Research & International Partnerships, Professor Harold Goodwin is to be a lead speaker at the conference.
World Green Tourism Abu Dhabi, will be held at the state-of-the-art Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Centre (ADNEC) from December 6-8 and has Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority (ADTA) as its headline sponsor. It is the first meetings industry initiative to emerge from the authority’s Advantage Abu Dhabi (AAD) three-year international incentive programme aimed at catalysing and seeding new business tourism and meetings concepts.
Said Ahmed Hussein, Deputy Director General, ADTA. “We are looking to this confex to spur on the ‘green’ debate, explore regional challenges and identify solutions.”
More information: www.worldgreentourism.com
Valere Tjolle is editor of the 2010 Sustainable Tourism Report Suite details at : www.travelmole.com/stories/1141006.php