High-Level Summit on Innovation and Sustainable Development in Tourism


12 September 2019

Saint Petersburg



A side-event of the 23rd Session of the UNWTO General Assembly

The High Level Summit on Innovation and Sustainable Development in Tourism will rethink, optimize and demonstrate solutions and approaches which countries could apply to effectively decouple the tourism sector’s growth from resources use, while addressing a range of relevant topics such as the competitiveness of the tourism sector and the criticality of education, innovation and sustainability. It also aims at encouraging dialogue and action, to sensitize decision-makers about raising sustainable transportation policies as a priority for sustainable development and climate action through innovation pathways.
Set within the Framework of the 23rd Session of the UNWTO General Assembly, this Summit brings together distinguished keynote speakers with a demonstrated impact in innovation, education and Artificial Intelligence, the 10 winning start-ups from the Regional UNWTO Tourism Tech Adventures, and a panel of leading experts from the tourism sector. 
Do not miss this opportunity to join in a high-level dialogue on how to harness the power of innovation for a more sustainable tourism sector!