The 8th UNWTO Global Summit on Urban Tourism will take place in Nur-Sultan, on 9-12 October 2019. The Summit is organized by Astana Convention Bureau of the Mayor’s office of the city of Nur-Sultan and the UNWTO. The event will focus on how developing smart cities can contribute to address complex urban challenges faced today by many destinations across the world. The most critical issues in sustainability, accessibility, urban management, innovation and technology will be discussed, while stressing the importance of including tourism as a pillar of the smart city agenda as a means to make tourism a true contributor to the development of inclusive, resilient and sustainable cities.
During the event, panel sessions, “round tables” and master-classes on how smart cities can help provide better opportunities for boosting sustainable socio-economic development, employment, infrastructure development and strengthen resilience will be conducted. It is expected that the event will be attended by 700 delegates from 30 countries.
More information and registration is available on www.astanacb.com in the paragraph 8th UNWTO GLOBAL SUMMIT.