World Travel Market will be playing host on the Central Feature Area to the International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT) on Monday, November 11.
The event is the platform for outlining details of the Second Global Summit on Peace through Tourism organised by IIPT in partnership with the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), taking place at the UN Conference Centre, Geneva, Switzerland from February 5-8, 2003.
The goals of the Second Summit will be to continue building a 'Culture of Peace through Tourism' in support of the UN Decade of Peace and Non-violence for the Children of the World; to develop a co-ordinated strategy for poverty alleviation through tourism and to nurture partnering relationships focused on initiatives in support of the first two goals.
IIPT president Louis D'Amore said: "It is in the travel industry's enlightened self interest to work towards the realisation of a peaceful, and stable socio-political environment in which world travel and tourism can thrive. The Second Global Summit will build on the achievements of the Amman Summit endorsed by tourism leaders from more than 50 countries, and incorporated as an official UN document"
Fiona Jeffery comments: "Reed Travel Exhibitions and World Travel Market are delighted to be hosting and supporting such an exciting worldwide initiative. WTM is a particularly appropriate event to raise issues that are so important to the future of the travel and tourism industry."
Tom Nutley, managing director Reed Travel Exhibitions adds: "Reed Travel Exhibitions are pleased to demonstrate its continued support and commitment to this international initiative. "
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