Event Date/Time: Nov 05, 2007 End Date/Time: Nov 05, 2007
Registration Date: Nov 05, 2007
Early Registration Date: Oct 01, 2007
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In response to demand for a forum to explore the current events, technological developments, and training challenges of the global tourism industry, Travel Symposium 2007 will be convened across the globe in Lisbon, Portugal on 7 October; Fort Lauderdale, Florida on 22 October; and Beijing, China on 5 November.

Why: The objectives of this historic conference series are as follows:

1. To provide educators and trainers with an invaluable opportunity to learn from top experts in the
field and from representatives of leading suppliers in the tourism and hospitality industries.
2. To discover common issues shared by educators and trainers in the field of tourism and hospitality.
3. To give educators and trainers an open environment to network and build relationships.

What: Travel Symposium 2007 is a non-profit educational conference. All conference fees will be applied to help defray actual costs. The focus of this vital educational forum will be on e-learning methods, training techniques, and assessment, including specific topics of concern to educators, trainers, and travel managers in the tourism and hospitality fields.

Who should attend: Trainers, educators, managers, or anyone involved in tourism and hospitality technology training.

Where: SAS Radisson Hotel, Lisbon, Portugal, 7 October, 2007
Marriot Ft. Lauderdale North, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, 22 October, 2007
Beijing, China, 5 November, 2007 (Venue to be announced)

At each symposium, top industry representatives will lead discussions on technological developments and training challenges facing the global tourism industry during the next decade. A question-and-answer session will be held with a panel of industry experts, as well as the interchange of ideas and suggestions among delegates.


Additional Information

The full-day conference fee is RMB 450 per delegate. All fees paid by delegates will be applied toward the actual costs of holding this non-profit educational conference. Delegates are encouraged to register early. Advance payment is accepted, or delegates may pay at the door.