The International Trade Centre (ITC)10 - 11 May 2011
Istanbul, Turkey, within the LDC-IV Conference, Harbiye Cultural Centre
out of forty nine of the world’s least developed countries (LDCs) have
identified the development of tourism as a feasible way to participate
in the global economy and thereby reduce poverty. WEDF brings together
tourism experts from the public and private sectors to work on
Ed Fuller, keynote speaker, President and Managing Director of Marriott
International. Mrs. Patricia Francis, Executive Director, ITC. Mr.
Pascal Lamy, Director-General of the WTO. H.E. Dr. Mary Nagu, Minister
of State in the Prime Minister’s Office, Tanzania. Ms. Rosette Chantal
Rugamba, Founder, Songa Africa, Rwanda. Mr. Hiran Cooray, Chairman,
Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) and Chairman, Jetwing.
World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), SECO (Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs)
Interview requests: Jacquelyn Campo, +41 79 303 1735. Video, photos, and statements will be available for download at www.intracen.org/wedf/Click here to download the PDF version