International Tourism Conference Jerusalem 2011 (ITC 2011)

Venue: ICC Jerusalem International Convention Center

Location: Jerusalem, Israel

Event Date/Time: Mar 29, 2011 End Date/Time: Mar 31, 2011
Early Registration Date: Jan 01, 2011
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The International Tourism Conference Jerusalem 2011, themed Tourism in a Global World, is taking place on March 29-31.

This unique and dynamic conference will feature discussion panels and workshops on the issues of the various trends, elements and challenges that face the tourism industry today. Participants include high-level and leading industry experts from around the world such as tourism ministers, city mayors and officials, museum directors, media, tourism and hospitality professionals, economic experts, travel operators, academics, CEOs, entrepreneurs, marketing and business executives.

The program for the conference is broad-ranging and includes interesting topics such as cultural tourism, branding cities, technology, media, economic stability, conference tourism, innovation in hotel design and architecture. All of these subjects are connected to the new wave of influences that are challenging and changing the global tourist industry of today.

The conference is being organized in association with the Office of the Prime Minister, the Municipality of Jerusalem, the Jerusalem Development Authority, the Ministry of Tourism, ICC Jerusalem, the Israel Hotel Association, and the Israel Incoming Tour Operators Association. These distinguished entities have joined forces to focus the public agenda on issues that are currently influencing and shaping global tourism.

The International Tourism Conference Jerusalem 2011 amasses prominent figures from various different global and tourism worlds, thus creating a professional and social gathering that offers all participants a rare chance to meet, connect, interact and network.

Confirmed guest participants include international business mogul Yitzhak Tshuva, Energy, Real Estate & Financial Entrepreneur; the renowned Chris Matthews, NBC & MSNBC Television News Anchor; Jesus Perezagua, President of Fox International Channels Europe; William (Bill) Roedy, Chief Executive, MTV Networks International; Gloria Guevara, Minister of Tourism of Mexico; Mr. Zoltan Somogyi, Executive Director, World Tourism Organization (UNWTO); Meir Brand, Google’s Regional Director for Israel, Greece & South Africa; Sean Kell, Senior VP & GM, Global Online & Customer Marketing - Expedia, Inc.; Mr. Thomas Campbell, Director, The Metropolitan Museum of Art; James Snyder, former Deputy Director of The Museum of Modern Art in New York and now Director of the Israel Museum in Jerusalem, and many more.