Programme


Working in a new global agenda for tourism Preliminary programme

  • Day 1Tuesday, September 7

    All day:
    Arrival of delegates

    18:00 - 21:00
    Welcome cocktail
  • Día 2 Wednesday, September 8

    08:30 - 09:00
    Registry.

    09:00 - 09:30
    Welcome.


    09:30 - 10:30
    Keynote Conference: Tourism, trends and the vision of the private sector for sustainable development.
    GLORIA GUEVARA MANZO, CEO, World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) -TBC.


    10:30 – 11:00
    Break and visit to Expo Turismo Sustentable


    11:00 - 12:00
    Official opening and ribbon cutting of Sustainable Tourism Expo.
    MIGUEL TORRUCO, Secretary of Tourism of Mexico.
    CARLOS JOAQUIN, Governor of Quintana Roo.
    MARA LEZAMA, Municipal President Benito Juárez - Cancun


    12:00 - 13:00
    Conference: Taking Responsibility for Tourism.
    HAROLD GOODWIN, Director, Responsible Tourism Partnership.
    Britain.


    13:00 - 15:00
    Mealtime


    15:15 - 16:00
    Presentations: Leadership for sustainability: sustainable tourism models.


    16:00 - 17:30
    Panel: global private sector and sustainable tourism: best business practices and SDGs.
    JACQUELINE KUEHNEL, Vice President of Corporate Social Responsibility, Apple Leisure Group.
    RICHARD G. EDWARDS, Director Central America & Caribbean G Adventures.
    Moderates: Lourdes Berho, Alchemia Group


    17:30-18:00
    Presentation: Destinations at Risk: The Invisible Burden of Tourism TERRY BROWN, Destinations Programme Manager, The Travel Foundation.
    United kingdom.

  • Day 3 Thursday, September 9

    08:30 - 09:00
    Registry.


    09:00 - 10:00
    Conference: Are you Fit to Flourish in an Age of Disruption?
    ANA POLLOCK, Director, Conscious Travel, Canada.


    10:00 - 12:30
    Simultaneous workshops:
    • Financing for business transformation.
    • Alignment of the business strategy to the SDGs.
    • Climate Proof Investment Tool for tourism projects.
    • Regenerative tourism.


    12:30 - 13:30
    ADAPTUR Panel: Tourist Destinations Resistant to Climate Change.


    13:30 - 15:00
    Mealtime.


    15:00 - 15:30
    Signing of the Agreement for the implementation of the Sustainable Tourism Master Plan 2030 of Quintana Roo.


    15:30 – 17:00
    Panel of Tourism Ministers in the Mesoamerican Reef:
    Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Belize.


    17:00 a 18:00
    Conclusions.


    18:00-21:00
    Closing cocktail.


  • Day 4 Friday, September 10

    09:00-14:00
    Summit / ICTUR refresher courses.

    09:00-14:00
    Technical visits.