- What is a Smart Destination?
- What is Smart Tourism?
- Is there a directory of participants?
- What were the takeaways from the first World Conference?
- When is the next World Conference?
- Are the livestreamed videos archived on YouTube?
Organized by the World Tourism Organization, the Ministry of Energy, Tourism and the Digital Agenda of Spain and the Principality of Asturias, the 2nd UNWTO World Conference on Smart Destinations, will be held in Oviedo (Asturias, Spain) June 25-27, 2018.
In order to lead and shape new tourism models for the 21st century based on innovation, technology, sustainability and accessibility, the World Conference on Smart Destinations is the annual gathering of international tourism experts, discussing the opportunities and challenges for the tourism sector, and destinations in particular, arising from the development, implementation and management of innovative products and services that are based on new technological solutions.
Bringing together government representatives, private sector entities, researchers and academics, as well as technology centers, the event is an important platform for participants to share knowledge, build partnerships and advance in their understanding about the development and key elements of smart destinations.