Global Sustainable Tourism Conference: Charting Paths for Responsible Travel 2024

In the era of globalisation and escalating human mobility, the tourism industry stands as a cornerstone of economic vitality, exhibiting remarkable dynamism and global significance. As destinations around the world strive to capitalise on the opportunities presented by this burgeoning sector, it becomes imperative to confront the multifaceted challenges that accompany its exponential growth.

The unparalleled expansion of tourism not only heralds economic prosperity but also ushers in a host of pressing issues that reverberate across environmental, social, and economic domains. The allure of travel, coupled with burgeoning global connectivity, places unprecedented stress on natural ecosystems, cultural heritage, and local communities. The pursuit of sustainability within this paradigm thus emerges as an imperative mandate, demanding concerted efforts and innovative solutions to safeguard our planet’s resources and foster inclusive development.

Amidst the allure of economic gains, the imperative to mitigate environmental degradation, preserve cultural integrity, and foster equitable socio-economic outcomes remains paramount. The sustainability of the tourism industry hinges on a holistic approach that integrates environmental stewardship, social inclusivity, and economic resilience. This necessitates a paradigm shift towards responsible tourism practices, harmonising the interests of stakeholders, and fostering synergistic partnerships across sectors and geographies.

Against this backdrop, the proposed international conference seeks to convene a diverse array of stakeholders, including policymakers, industry leaders, academia, and local communities, to deliberate on the imperatives of sustainable tourism in the 21st century. By fostering interdisciplinary tourism dialogue, sharing best practices, and catalysing collaborative action, the conference aims to chart a course towards a more sustainable and resilient future for the global tourism industry.

The Global Sustainable Tourism Conference: Charting Paths for Responsible Travel (GLOST) 2024 serves as a pivotal milestone on the global stage, providing a seminal platform that unites stakeholders from across the tourism spectrum. With an unwavering commitment to amalgamating insights from diverse sectors, GLOST 2024 stands as a beacon for propelling responsible and sustainable tourism initiatives forward into the future.

GLOST 2024 embodies fervent advocacy for synergistic engagement among policymakers, industry leaders, academia, and local communities. By fostering a collaborative ecosystem that transcends traditional boundaries, GLOST 2024 seeks to catalyse innovation and chart a course towards sustainable tourism practices that benefit both present and future generations.

With an acute awareness of the multifaceted challenges confronting the tourism industry, GLOST 2024 is dedicated to devising holistic solutions that address environmental preservation, social equity, and economic viability in tandem. Through rigorous discourse, knowledge exchange, and strategic partnerships, GLOST 2024 endeavours to surmount these challenges and pave the way for a more sustainable and equitable future for global tourism.
We are thrilled to present the three main sessions of GLOST 2024:

  1. Sustainable Rural Tourism: Empowering Communities, Nurturing Nature
  2. Synergizing Hospitality Innovation: Unveiling Culinary Treasures in Gastronomic Destinations and Hospitality Businesses
  3. Destination Dynamics: Orchestrating Sustainable Travel & Events for Global Impact"

Furthermore, the Global Sustainable Tourism Conference: Charting Paths for Responsible Travel (GLOST) 2024 is set to encompass an expansive series of parallel sessions, each meticulously crafted to explore and elucidate various salient facets of the contemporary tourism landscape. These include, yet transcend, the following themes:

  1. Gastronomy
  2. Hotel Industry
  3. Festival and Event
  4. Urban Tourism
  5. Digital Tourism
  6. Wellness Tourism
  7. Nature-Based Ecotourism & Geo Tourism
  8. Rural and Agro Tourism
  9. Pilgrimage and Spiritual Tourism
  10. Smart Tourism

Each session will serve as a forum for the experts in each field to exchange ideas, present the latest research, and discuss challenges and opportunities in the development of sustainable tourism sectors.

Objectives of the Event

  1. To provide a pivotal platform for stakeholders within the tourism industry to collaboratively formulate actionable strategies for the advancement of responsible and sustainable tourism practices.
  2. To cultivate a culture of innovation within the tourism sector by emphasising the imperative of innovative solutions and approaches in effectively addressing the multifaceted challenges confronting the industry.
  3. To facilitate and enhance collaboration among governmental bodies, businesses, professionals, academic institutions, and local communities, foster cohesive efforts in support of sustainable tourism development initiatives.
  4. To delve into pertinent issues, exchange best practices, and cultivate a deeper understanding of the methodologies required to foster tourism that positively impacts the environment, preserves cultural heritage, and enriches societal well-being.

Event Details
Date and Venue
Day, Date : Tuesday, August 27th, 2024
Time : 08.00 – 16.00 (GMT+7)
Venue : The UBM Tower – Serpong Campus
Schedule : Detailed schedule will be provided soon
Address : Jalur Sutera Barat Kav.7-9, Alam Sutera, Tangerang, Banten.

Join us for an insightful conference featuring esteemed speakers and experts in sustainable tourism. Submit your papers and be part of this global conference on sustainable tourism! 🌱✈️

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Roozana (0838 1267 6109)
Andari (0812 9907 9510)

Let's chart the path for responsible travel together! 🌐