9th Asian Leadership Conference in Seoul, Korea Panel on “Tourism: New Growth Engine for Sustainable Development”
The 9th Asian Leadership Forum was hosted in Seoul by top Korean newspaper Chosun Ilbo, on May 16-17, 2018, under the theme “Globalization in Crisis: Navigating the World with New Opportunities”.
On May 16th, Amb. Dho Young-shim, UN SDGs Advocate and Chairperson of the International Charity Foundation (ICF), moderated the panel on “Tourism: New Growth Engine for Sustainable Development”, within the framework of the session “Opportunity for Sustainable Growth”.
Panelists included H.E. Sheikha Mai bint Mohammed Al-Khalifa, President of the Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities, H.E. Dr. Taleb Rifai, former Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), H.E. Edmund Bartlett, Minister of Tourism, Jamaica, H.E. José Manuel Soria, former Minister of Tourism, Spain, and Dr. Mario Hardy, Chief Executive Officer of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA).