KUALA LUMPUR-Malaysia’s capital city of Kuala Lumpur will play host to the inaugural Global Tourism Cities Conference 2012, to be held from 1 - 2 October 2012 at The Royale Chulan Hotel Kuala Lumpur. Also referred to as GTCC 2012, this high caliber conference is hosted and organized by Kuala Lumpur Tourism Association and supported by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) and Tourism Malaysia. Co-organized by Confexhub; the GTCC 2012 is expected to attract at least 500 odd delegates from the tourism city planning and development, tourism and hospitality industry representing about 25 countries.
The Global Tourism Cities Conference 2012 is an international event conceptualised to provide a conduit for the pan-Asian regulatory authorities and commercial players to gather and redefine the concept of Global Tourism Cities for the future.
Supported by The International Society of City and Regional Planners (ISOCARP), the conference will create the climate for tourism city planning and development experts, government leaders, policy makers and captains of industry to converge to share knowledge, expertise and experiences in tourism cities planning and development, to share integrated urban solutions and forge partnerships and discuss a wide spectrum of issues and challenges relating to the development and sustainability of city and urban tourism. GTCC 2012 will also create a platform for networking and opportunities for interactive exchanges of ideas and businesses. More than 15 eminent guest speakers from governmental agencies and commercial organizations will address on a range of interesting topics.
GTCC 2012 objectives are: