Uemura’ to be held in the City of Kyoto Japan In 2019. Then comes the declaration of Istanbul as the center of cultural
and tourism after which the participants went on tour.
At the event all the participants present declare their support for cultural tourism as a driver for safe guarding living
heritage, catalyzing creating cities and spreading tourism of the republic of turkey under the theme “for the benefit of all”,
the conference explore the potential of the tourism and culture partnership along with new trends in the technology and
visitor management to bring the widest range of benefits to visitors and host communities while safeguarding culture
A key conclusion from the conference was need for a clear and strong link between tourism, culture and local community
stakeholders. Cultural tourism, political and strategies must consider the perspectives and interest of local communities,
who can also assist government bodies in balancing tourism development with heritage conversation, “on and safe
guarding. Channeling tourism revenues into cultural presentation and community development was identified as a key
President Marie- Louise Coleiro Preca of Malta addressed the conference at its opening, reinforcing that, ‘in today’s
world tourism diplomacy is becoming more important to foster understanding and culture in key achieving this” UNESCO
Deputy Director General Xing Qu affirmed tourism essential role, Stating; tourism provides a tremendous opportunity to
support local economic development, while breaking down barriers between people. Harnessing creativity and
technological innovation, as well as to safe guarding heritage is essential to promoting responsibility and suitable tourism
to support and unity communities for years to come.
culture is one of the drivers of tourism growth, so protecting cultural heritage and promoting tourism\m for
sustainable development are part of the same equation that 30-plus ministers from around the world are gathered
here proves the place of culture in tourism, “said UNWTO secretary-General zurab Pololikashvili Opening the
event, these sentiments were echoed by Turkey’s culture and tourism and minister Mahmet Ersoy. “the culture
tourism partnership provides a framework the public private cooperation, education investment suitability” minister
In a debate moderated by the BBC’s Rajan Datar, the more than 30 Ministers present concluded that tourism and
culture are in indivisible and must work together so that tourism and culture heritage and its benefit for visitors and
locals. However, the main Challenge is to spread tourisms attractiveness beyond established sites Whit managing
large visitor’s Numbers
The first second day of the event was given over to the twin influence of responsible tourism and technological advance
s in safeguarding intangible culture heritage. It was agreed that innovation should be better management, promotion and
preservation of heritage, as well as make cultural tourism accessible to all.
During the event, five leading Turkish companies signed the private sector commitment to the UNWTO global
code of ethics for tourism, boosting the efforts of Turkish Industry Leaders to ensure Suitable development of
The 3rd UNWTO/UNESCO world conference on tourism and culture will produce a declaration to be made
available soon, outlining the cross-sector commitment of all participants to the reinforcement the tourism and
culture partnership as an enabler for achieving the 2030 suitable development agenda of the United Nation. the
Next Edition of the conference is scheduled to take place in Tokyo, japan in 2019.
THE BENEFITS OF FTAN MEMBER FROM THE 3RD UNWTO/ UNESCO 2018 CONFERENCE.