UNWTO and WTM Ministers' Summit to address tourism and aviation policiesListen /
The 2013 UNWTO and WTM Ministers´ Summit at the World Travel Market (WTM) will put a spotlight on the essential connection between air transport and tourism, debating the challenges and opportunities of promoting higher policy coordination between aviation and tourism (London, United Kingdom, 5 November 2013).
Tourism Ministers from around the world and private sector representatives will be participating in a discussion around the theme "How to bridge the gap between tourism and aviation policies".
The Summit´s 2013 edition will address a number of issues, including: Bringing air transport and tourism policies closer together; Opportunities and challenges facing air transport and development – infrastructure, taxes and levies, visa facilitation and regulation; Success factors and remaining obstacles.
Now on its seventh year, the UNWTO/WTM Ministers´ Summit is part of the World Travel Market Ministers Programme, bringing together Tourism Ministers and leading tourism experts to debate each year key issues affecting the future of the sector.
Donn Bobb, United Nations.